Amazon Corporate LLC Certification Exam Development Program Manager in Seattle, Washington
Amazon Web Services provides a highly reliable, scalable, and low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers hundreds of thousands of businesses in 190 countries around the world. The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Training and Certification team is seeking an innovative, driven, and experienced program manager to create, develop, manage and maintain AWS technical certification exams in a rapidly evolving and expanding landscape for global delivery. Successful candidates will have a strong exam development background, be detail driven, and have excellent training and problem solving skills. You will have an understanding of certification exam development lifecycle and be able to effectively train subject matter experts on certification best practices. You will creatively seek out and embrace forward-looking, innovative approaches to exam development that hone efficiency and maintain or enhance quality while maintaining valid, reliable, fair, and relevant certifications that support the AWS platform.Roles and Responsibilities* Facilitate exam development workshops: Job task analysis, item writing/review, and standard setting* Recruit and collaborate with subject matter experts* Train subject matter experts on Amazon's style guidelines and exam development best practices* Conduct quality reviews of exam files* Implement proper tracking mechanisms for item workflow* Manage and implement item development processes (in person and remote)* Manage the editorial review of items (e.g. grammar, spelling, standardizing on technical terms throughout the exam, etc.)* Create and implement exam maintenance schedules* Report on subject matter expert, item, and exam development metrics* Ability to travel up to 25% (domestic and international)This role can be performed near any US AWS office in the following cities: Arlington, Atlanta, Austin, Ballston, Boston, Chicago, Cupertino, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, East Palo Alto, Herndon, Houston, Irvine, Minneapolis, New York City, Pittsburgh, Portland, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Washington D.C., Tempe, Sunnyvale, or Santa Monica.The pay range for this position in Colorado is $98,700 - $160,000/yr; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. A sign-on bonus and restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via Amazon's internal or external careers site.* 4+ years' experience in exam development* 3+ years' experience facilitating and leading exam development workshops for certification* Knowledge of certification standards and best practices* Bachelor's degree or 10+ years' equivalent work experienceAmazon 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 https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.