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Amazon Web Services Exam Security Escalations PM, Certification in Seattle, Washington


Job summary

Amazon Web Services provides a highly reliable, scalable, and low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers hundreds of thousands of businesses in over 190 countries around the world.

The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Training & Certification team is seeking a Certification Escalations Program Manager. This PM will support exam security strategy for the team and respond to candidate escalations related to certification policy violations and other issues related to testing.

Successful candidates will have experience with case management, customer communications and service, and process improvement. The ideal candidate will be detail-oriented, have excellent writing and communication skills, and be a problem solver.

This role can be located near the following AWS offices Seattle, WA, Dallas, TX, Boston, MA, Arlington, VA, Denver, CO, Atlanta, GA, or Jersey City, NJ.

Key job responsibilities

• Communicates with certification candidates about exam policy non-compliance

• Makes policy and process recommendations to support the value of AWS Certification through secure exam delivery and administration

• Analyzes data to support security investigations

• Works across teams to identify and respond to copyright infringement

• Works across teams and vendors to manage implementation of security strategy

• Produces reports and presentations from AWS’s delivery tools

• Strong organizational, critical thinking, communication, and investigative/research skills

• Ability to travel up to 10%

A day in the life

As cloud technologies continue to transform businesses, skilled individuals are in high demand. At AWS Training and Certification (T&C), we are passionate about revolutionizing the way people advance their cloud skills and careers. We equip diverse builders of today and tomorrow with the knowledge they need to leverage the power of the AWS Cloud. Join our dynamic, fast-growing team and help us empower our customers to build cloud skills.

Inclusive Team Culture

About the team

Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have twelve 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 employee and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.


· 2+ years of program management experience

· 2+ years of direct experience with customer communications

· 1+ years of advanced use of Microsoft Office applications (e.g., pivot tables, vLookup, macros)

· Bachelor’s degree or 4+ years of equivalent work experience


•2+ years of experience in exam security

•2+ years of experience with test delivery vendors and modalities

•2+ years of familiarity with data forensics processes

•Experience working in a high-volume testing program

The pay range for this position in Colorado is $74,200 - $129,800/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.

Pursuant to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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