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Amazon Program Manager, Denied Party Screening (DPS), DPS Onboarding and Business Integration in Seattle, Washington


We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Seattle, WA, USA

Amazon is seeking a Program Manager to join a centralized Denied Party Screening (DPS) team focused on denied party and sanctions screening systems and processes. This team enables Amazon to comply with regulations as well as understand and manage sanctions risk.

As the Program Manager, you will lead a variety of projects with significant scope and impact, supporting several different areas of the business. In this role, you will work to deliver value to the customer, manage sanctions risk, and track and drive the timeline of multiple projects. The program is cross functional and requires strong communication skills to coordinate onsite and remote work with teams across the globe. In this capacity, you will gain valuable exposure to many areas within our global business.

You will coordinate with DPS management, tech, operations, Amazon Legal, and multiple other teams in the development of project management standards and other efforts that enable operations and manage risk. You will be responsible for end-to-end project management to improve denied party and sanctions screening systems and processes.

As a Program Manager, you will anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make trade-offs, and balance customer and business needs versus resource constraints. We value personality, insight, intellectual flexibility, and sound business judgment. We also value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build.

In this role, you will:

  • Develop and manage projects from beginning to end, including project scope, timeline, capacity planning, resource allocation, and project execution.

  • Proactively manage change control and communicate impact in project scope, identify issues, and devising contingency plans.

  • Identify and manage project dependencies, risk based prioritization and critical paths.

  • Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using project management tools.

  • Work independently and remain flexible, with the ability to prioritize workloads and maintain resilient attention to detail in a fast-paced environment.

About the team

Diverse Experiences

Amazon Security values diverse experiences. Even if you do not meet all of the 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 Amazon Security?

At Amazon, security is central to maintaining customer trust and delivering delightful customer experiences. Our organization is responsible for creating and maintaining a high bar for security across all of Amazon’s products and services. We offer talented security professionals the chance to accelerate their careers with opportunities to build experience in a wide variety of areas including cloud, devices, retail, entertainment, healthcare, operations, and physical stores.

Inclusive Team Culture

In Amazon Security, it’s in our nature to learn and be curious. Ongoing DEI events and learning experiences inspire us to continue learning and to embrace our uniqueness. Addressing the toughest security challenges requires that we seek out and celebrate a diversity of ideas, perspectives, and voices.

Training & Career Growth

We’re continuously raising our performance bar as we strive to become Earth’s Best Employer. That’s why you’ll find endless knowledge-sharing, training, and other career-advancing resources here to help you develop into a better-rounded professional.

Work/Life Balance

We value work-life harmony. Achieving success at work should never come at the expense of sacrifices at home, which is why flexible work hours and arrangements are part of our culture. When we feel supported in the workplace and at home, there’s nothing we can’t achieve.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Seattle, WA, USA

Basic Qualifications

  • 3+ years of program or project management experience

  • 3+ years of defining and implementing process improvement initiatives using data and metrics experience

  • Experience using data and metrics to determine and drive improvements

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

  • Experience in stakeholder management, dealing with multiple stakeholders at varied levels of the organization

  • Experience in leading large, cross functional projects

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ years of driving end to end delivery, and communicating results to senior leadership experience

  • 3+ years of driving process improvements experience

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

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $66,800/year in our lowest geographic market up to $142,800/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.