Engagement Manager

  • Location

    United Kingdom

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Competitive

  • Job ref:

    1130232

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-06-14

  • Client:

    #

This Engagement Manager vacancy is for applicants who are returning to work after an extended career break, with skills in technical Project Management of large-scale technology service migrations for customers. A full list of AWS opportunities can be found on amazon.jobs. This role requires the successful candidate to undertake frequent travel for client visits, with the opportunity to work from home outside of client visits. AWS are facilitating 100% virtual interviews and employment onboarding at this current time. 

AWS Returners Program:

Are you ready to relaunch your career after an extended break? If you have been out of the workforce and are looking to return to work, then our program could be the perfect fit.

The AWS Returners Program is designed to support individuals with a seamless transition back into a permanent position, providing the skills and knowledge needed for success.

Find out more about the Returners program here: https://hereataws.co/Returners23

Engagement Manager:

Would you like a career that gives you opportunities to help customers and partners use cloud computing web services to do big new things faster, at lower cost? Do you want to be part of history and transform businesses through cloud computing adoption? Do you like to work on-site in a variety of business environments, leading teams through high impact projects that use the newest cloud infrastructure and platform technologies? Would you like a career path that enables you to progress with the rapid adoption of cloud computing?

At Amazon Web Services (AWS), we’re hiring a technical Engagement Manager to lead AWS consultants, partners and client teams. Engagement Managers manage and deliver AWS cloud products and services that enable our customers to realize their business objectives. These professional services engagements focus on the full platform of AWS customer solutions to help our customers and partners remove constraints and accelerate their journey to AWS.

AWS Professional Services engage in a wide variety of projects for customers and partners, providing collective AWS customer experience, best practices, and obsessing about strong success for the Customer. Our team collaborates across the entire AWS organization to bring access to product, service, and training teams, to deliver the right solutions and drive feature innovations for our customers across all industries. Engagement Managers help Customers make decisions to meet their technical and business objectives by providing best practices, proactively identifying and closing project gaps.

This role requires the successful candidate to undertake frequent travel for client visits, with the opportunity to work from home outside of client visits.

Amazon aims to be the most customer centric company on earth. Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers critical applications for hundreds of thousands of businesses in 190 countries around the world.


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5+ years experience leading the delivery of IT projects in a global enterprise environment, ideally within IaaS, SaaS, Cloud, or similar

  • Experience leveraging formal project management methodologies on enterprise level engagements

  • Experience with software development life cycle (SDLC)

  • Experience of working in Agile engagements

  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges

  • Understanding of the value proposition of the public cloud, and cloud technology principles and services including infrastructure, business applications, data management, security, application platforms and consumer facing technology

  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience, in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or a related field


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • At least one active project management certification (e.g. CSM, PMI-ACP, SAFe, PMP, PRINCE2, APM, etc.)

  • Knowledge of the primary AWS services (EC2, ELB, RDS, Route53 & S3)

  • Experience with Agile Project Management (APM) toolsets (Jira, RallyDev, VersionOne, Taiga, etc.) and team collaboration tools (Confluence, etc.)

  • FinancialForce Professional Services Automation (PSA) for Salesforce

  • Experience presenting business, project and solution topics to audiences of different roles

  • Masters or PhD in Computer Science, Physics, Engineering or Math 


HOW TO APPLY:

Please visit the AWS Returners website to submit an application: https://hereataws.co/Returners23
Should your application be progressed, AWS are facilitating 100% virtual interviews and employment onboarding at this current time.