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Amazon Principal Technical Program Manager, AI Security in Austin, Texas


We are seeking a Principal Technical Program Manager to join our AI Security organization and lead the delivery of large, cross-company technology initiatives on security mechanisms and paved path solutions to ensure Generative AI (GenAI) based experiences developed by Amazon uphold our high security standards to protect customer data and trust. As a Principal TPM, you will work with a large number of business units, builder teams, and partner teams to drive the adoption of paved path solutions that support builder teams across Amazon throughout their software development journey. You will enable Amazon businesses to accelerate the use of GenAI to enhance our user experiences and delight our customers.

This role can be located in Austin, TX or Seattle, WA.

Key job responsibilities

  • Partner with management to define a strategy and build roadmaps.

  • Responsible for reporting business outcomes and metrics of the programs to multiple levels of business and technical leadership.

  • Anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make tradeoffs to balance the business needs versus technical constraints.

  • Manage large, complex projects and break them down into manageable pieces, then deliver them in a successful and timely manner is expected.

About the team

Diverse Experiences

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

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.

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.

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

Austin, TX, USA | Seattle, WA, USA

Basic Qualifications

  • 7+ years of technical product or program management experience

  • 10+ years of working directly with engineering teams experience

  • 5+ years of software development experience

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • 8+ years of hands-on work managing complex technology projects experience

  • Understanding of information security frameworks and requirements

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 $141,600/year in our lowest geographic market up to $275,300/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 Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.