Program Mgr, OMEGA

Amazon Web Services

Annapolis Junction, MD 20701

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description


Job summary

AWS Ground Station is a fully managed global Ground Station as a Service (GSaaS) that allows our customers easy and cost-effective satellite control, ingest and process satellite data, and innovate with other AWS Services. It provides satellite customers ground station services with no ground station infrastructure commitments, usage-based per-minute pricing, self-service scheduling, and a global network of ground stations in close proximity to AWS Regions so customers can access AWS services, infrastructure and global network within milliseconds of downlinking data from their satellite.

Joining the AWS Ground Station team gives you the opportunity to:

+ Work on a disruptive service that’s still in its early stages

+ Solve challenging problems that will revolutionize satellite connectivity in the cloud

+ Work for a recognized leader in supporting space customers with cloud computing

+ Have direct impact on hundreds, possibly thousands, of users of AWS Ground Station

In this role you will work across the infrastructure, hardware, and software, and product teams to manage requirements, scope and delivery of worldwide AWS Ground Station locations. You will represent the service architecture and technical needs across Amazon. You will assess risks, anticipate issues, overcome technical obstacles and make difficult trade-off decisions to drive deployment goals and meet our customer commitments.

Successful candidates will have a strong technical background, be detail oriented, and have excellent problem-solving abilities. You will represent program status to senior leadership. Your program management expertise and operational excellence will influence teams’ decisions and drive secure and scaleable solutions. You should be passionate about delivering great customer experiences and changing the way satellite operators communicate with their spacecraft.

About Us

Inclusive Team Culture

Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 16 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

Work/Life Balance

Our team puts a high value on work-life balance. It isn’t about how many hours you spend at home or at work; it’s about the flow you establish that brings energy to both parts of your life. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. We offer flexibility in working hours and encourage you to find your own balance between your work and personal lives.

Mentorship & Career Growth

Our team is dedicated to supporting new members. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded professional and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.


+ 3+ years experience in program or project management

+ Experience using data and metrics to drive improvements

+ Experience working cross functionally with tech and non-tech teams

* 5+ years of experience in technical leadership roles; technical program management, systems architecture, system development, and product management.

* 3+ years of experience collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data from disparate sources in order to drive conclusions and recommendations.

* Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or another technical field, or commensurate professional experience.


+ Knowledge of and experience with satellite and ground system communication systems and architectures

+ Experience managing large-scale projects.

+ Strong writing skills, able to communicate technical concepts and decisions to broad audiences in writing.

+ Ability to clearly and concisely communicate with technical and non-technical stakeholders across all levels of the organization.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit

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