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Amazon Sr. Technical Program Manager - Threat Detections, Threat Detection Team in Seattle, Washington


Amazon Security’s Threat Detection team provides the threat detection coverage for all of Amazon. In other words, we’re the people who keep Amazon secure from threat actors. We provide coverage to all of Amazon & it subsidiaries across endpoint, cloud, network and application vectors ensuring Amazon infrastructure and customers data is secured. We work on the most challenging problems that are influenced with thousands of variables— and we’re on the lookout for talented individuals eager to make an impact.

You’ll be part of a diverse team spanning software and security engineering disciplines. You’ll collaborate with leaders across Amazon Security to help us build complex threat detection product, delivering comprehensive threat detection coverage at optimal business costs. And you’ll experience an inclusive culture that welcomes bold ideas and empowers you to own them to completion.

Our product is at the forefront of innovating the sophisticated, low-latency, high-performance threat detection solutions. Our industry-leading solutions are critical to safeguarding Amazon's success and protecting customer data. We're seeking an experienced Sr. Technical Program Manager (TPM) to lead the program management of our next-generation threat detection platform. Our mission in Threat Detection hinges on the successful development of rapid, customer-facing product solutions that effectively manage vast amounts of data (multiple PBs per day) and, enabling security engineers to build and maintain threat detection quickly using the cutting-edge technologies.

The ideal TPM candidate will have extensive experience in technical program management, adept at collaborating across diverse disciplines such as software, security, and finance. They will be a proactive leader with deep cloud computing and AWS expertise and, committed to delivering superior threat detection solutions at low cost. The candidate will have an obsession with data accuracy and leverage data to make informed decisions.

Key job responsibilities

Product Roadmap Planning:

  • Collaborate with PM and managers to establish a realistic and structured product roadmap.

  • Ensure the planning process is aligned with both short-term and long-term goals.

Program Management & Leadership Reporting:

  • Demonstrate effective writing skills for clear communication.

  • Proactively identify potential risks and report status to leadership.

  • Own the product section of multiple Business Reviews (xBRs)

Stakeholder Engagement:

  • Keep customers and stakeholders engaged through consistent and periodic program reports.

  • Maintain regular communication with customers and stakeholders to ensure their needs and feedback are addressed.

Engineering Community Influence:

  • Engage and influence the engineering community to ensure the right work is prioritized and completed efficiently.

Process Improvement:

  • Conduct periodic retrospectives to evaluate and improve existing processes.

  • Implement continuous improvements based on feedback and retrospective findings.

Resource and Strategic Planning Support:

  • Assist in the annual process for resource allocation and strategic planning (OP1/OP2).

  • Drive the standardized product development lifecycle to meet customer threat detection needs.

Scenario Analysis:

  • Utilize what-if analysis to evaluate how changes in project scope, sequence, or duration affect project outcomes.

  • Adjust dependencies and resource allocation to optimize project duration, cost, and productivity.

About the team

About Amazon Security

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.

Basic Qualifications

  • 7+ years of working directly with engineering teams experience

  • 5+ years of technical product or program management experience

  • 3+ years of software development experience

  • Experience managing programs across cross functional teams, building processes and coordinating release schedules

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, computer science or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years of project management disciplines including scope, schedule, budget, quality, along with risk and critical path management experience

  • Experience managing projects across cross functional teams, building sustainable processes and coordinating release schedules

  • Experience defining KPI's/SLA's used to drive multi-million dollar businesses and reporting to senior leadership

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 $133,900/year in our lowest geographic market up to $231,400/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.