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Senior Program Manager - AWS Infrastructure Demand Planning

Seattle, Washington, United States

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The AWS Infrastructure Demand Planning Team is searching for a Sr. Program Manager to lead and support the global infrastructure demand planning processes for multiple AWS regions. You will work across the entire AWS Organization to align on both short- and long-range demand plans for data center capacity and the infrastructure response through the acquisition of space and power. You will oversee the forecasting process which establishes capacity plans and work across AWS to manage strategic execution, including supporting the acquisition of long lead infrastructure for the AWS regions you own. You will conduct modeling and scenario analysis and make data-driven recommendations that inform capacity and capital expenditure decisions. You will partner with key stakeholders to bridge changes in demand, address short- and long-term capacity constraints, and write supporting documentation for capital expenditures. You will drive accountability across the Infrastructure organization and develop mechanisms to monitor and escalate against the health of the infrastructure business to executive leadership.

If you enjoy being at the forefront of industry growth and development, operating in a highly ambiguous, rapidly growing environment and driving long range business strategy, this is the role for you. This is a high impact role offering an opportunity to drive and influence business-critical decisions impacting the long-term future of AWS.

Responsibilities Include:
Execute demand planning processes resulting in strategic alignment across multiple stakeholders to develop infrastructure capacity plans for the acquisition of data center space and power
Program manage and support activities required to gain capital expenditure approval for data center infrastructure
Dive deep into planning models to identify risks and opportunities for region health and resolve constraints by negotiating across demand and supply owners
Conduct scenario and root-cause analysis to make data-driven recommendations which inform data center capacity acquisition decisions
Clearly define data requirements and metrics, working with teams to implement the entire data flow from capture to presentation and management
Identify opportunities to invent and simplify processes, identify business risks and implement resolutions and scalable mechanisms
Communicate ideas concisely to a wide variety of stakeholders for purposes ranging from informative to need for approvals from executives.


BA/BS degree in Engineering, Finance, Business, or Mathematics
MBA or other Master's in a related field AND 3+ years program or product management experience OR 5+ years program or product management experience
3+ years of capacity planning, production planning, operations planning, or inventory planning experience (eg forecasting, planning, optimization, etc.)
Intermediate to advanced knowledge of Excel (look-ups & pivot tables)


Prior experience working in public cloud sector
Excellent written composition and verbal communication skills
Experience partnering with stakeholders to collect requirements and develop quantitative and qualitative analysis to solve business problems
Demonstrated project management skills, including managing multiple projects or programs at once in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
Demonstrated ability to engage and influence executive leadership
Advanced forecast modeling techniques including safety stock optimization and sensitivity analysis
Experience with Business Intelligence and data visualization and reporting tools (eg Tableau)
Intermediate to advanced knowledge of SQL, Visual Basic or other programming languages is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation/Age.

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