Engagement Manager in Herndon, VA

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Amazon   •  

Herndon, VA 20192

Industry: Consumer Technology


5 - 7 years

Posted 64 days ago

This job is no longer available.

AWS Engagement Managers seek to understand our customers' needs, their missions, how success is defined, and ensure that we are exceeding expectations in delivering and developing solutions. Engagement Managers lead individuals, small teams, or groups of teams. Engagement Managers play a leadership role in scoping requirements with customers, analyzing project goals, creating a plan to achieve those goals. They drive the AWS team members, customer Stakeholders/SMEs, and potentially other third parties to achieve those goals while understanding the client environment and mitigating any limitations to execution.

AWS Engagement Managers are responsible for managing scope, schedule, and cost. Our Engagement Managers leverage AWS's agile delivery methodology to manage project teams consisting of business and technical resources. Engagement Managers use their management and leadership capabilities to successfully execute project plans, proactively identify and manage risks, resolve issues, escalate when appropriate, and drive projects to successful completion, while exceeding customer expectations.


• 4+ years Project Management / Engagement Management experience managing enterprise-level IT projects

• 1+ year experience managing projects using Waterfall, Iterative, and Agile methodologies

• 1+ year of project management best practices and how to apply them in an effective yet pragmatic way across large, complex projects

• 1+ year of experience with US Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and US Government contracting

• 1+ year of experience in project management tool sets and source code management products

• This position requires that the candidate selected be a U.S. citizen and must currently possess an active Top Secret security clearance. The position further requires that, after start, the selected candidate obtain and maintain an active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph and satisfy other security related requirements.


• Proven success working with teams and executive leadership in a complex enterprise environment

• Minimum leadership experience managing technical projects consisting of 5 to 12 people totaling over $500,000 budget

• Ability to take ownership, work under pressure, and meet deadlines on time

• Proven experience working in a matrix environment, managing multiple stakeholders

• Works effectively in a dynamic environment with changing priorities

• Ability to collaborate with internal and external teams to define requirements and apply strategic thinking to execute

• Ability to make decisions guided by policies, procedures, and business plans with limited guidance

• Results-oriented, prioritizes work activities, plans, and stays organized in order to meet commitments

• Excellent presentation, communication (oral & written), and relationship building skills, across all levels of management

• Negotiation and issue resolution capabilities

• Understanding of technology principles and services including infrastructure, business applications, data management, security, application platforms, and consumer facing technology

• Excellent people management skills, including the ability to influence, negotiate, and achieve results through others who are not direct reports

• PMP Certification

• Scrum Master Certification

• A history of increasing leadership responsibility and career growth in project management

Valid Through: 2019-9-13