Senior Technical Program Manager, Data Security

March 26, 2024

Job Description

AWS Sales, Marketing, and Global Services (SMGS) is responsible for driving revenue, adoption, and growth from the largest and fastest growing small- and mid-market accounts to enterprise-level customers including public sector. The AWS Global Support team interacts with leading companies and believes that world-class support is critical to customer success. AWS Support also partners with a… global list of customers that are building mission-critical applications on top of AWS services.

At Amazon Web Services (AWS), security is the top priority. Today, the AWS Partner Organization (APO) supports tens of thousands of consulting and technology partners who in turn serve AWS customers across virtually every industry, segment, and geography. As such we are constantly evolving our systems to support this vast network and are looking for a highly skilled & motivated Senior Data Security Technical Program Manager (TPM) to define and lead cross-organization security initiatives and solve security challenges within APO at scale. This is an exciting and highly visible role – you will directly influence the security postures for our APO products and services. You will regularly interact with world-class engineers and senior leadership.

If you enjoy enabling others while keeping them safe, discovering and addressing security issues, and quickly reacting to new security threats, this role will provide you with a challenging opportunity. You will lead information security, risk, compliance, technology and business process assessments, collaborate with AWS Security teams, APO business leadership and technical staff, AWS legal, audit and compliance teams identifying security gaps, vulnerabilities, and conducting security reviews across all elements of the AWS Partner Organization. The ideal candidate should possess a minimum of 7 years of relevant experience in information security and exhibit a strong blend of soft skills for effective collaboration with business and engineering stakeholders, along with deep technical expertise to excel in this critical role.

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Key job responsibilities
• Design, lead and enhance data security program that is part of the overall data governance initiative within AWS Partner Organization (APO).
• Extend and standardize existing data security processes across APO while continuously assessing and developing mechanisms and security controls required to ensure that our systems, data and solutions meet AWS Security Polices, compliance, legal and regulatory requirements
• Play an active role in enhancing and improving APO Data Governance Program, contributing into data management strategy, data security polices and standards, and implementation plans
• Help to define and implement data access policies, security controls, optimize data security related workflows, data access approvals and communication, standardize data definitions, and data classification.
• Automate processes and lead development efforts that enhance quality of the data security program
• Design and implementation of preventative and detective controls to ensue least privileged access and need-to-know security principles are strictly being followed and enforced
• Serve as the primary point of contact for questions and escalations related to the data security program.

A day in the life
As a Senior Data Security TPM, you will lead data security program that is part of the overall data governance initiative within AWS Partner Organization (APO). You will help to ensure our applications, services and systems are designed and implemented to the highest security standards, resilient to modern threats, compliant with rigorous global regulatory requirements and without sacrificing flexibility and speed needed to grow the business.

About the team
Diverse Experiences
Amazon values diverse experiences. Even if you do not meet all of the preferred qualifications and skills listed in the job description, we encourage candidates to apply. If your career is just starting, hasn’t followed a traditional path, or includes alternative experiences, don’t let it stop you from applying.

Why AWS
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Work/Life Balance
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We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Arlington, VA, USA | New York, NY, USA | Seattle, WA, USA

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