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Vacancy: Customer Operations Lead, Amazon, California, USA

Vacancy: Customer Operations Lead, Amazon, California, USA
Posted on: Aug.24.2021


This role is with our AWS Outposts Operations team – delivering a new way for Infrastructure to be delivered to our customers. AWS Outposts brings native AWS services, infrastructure, and operating models to virtually any data center, co-location space, or on-premises facility. Customers can now use the same AWS APIs, tools, and infrastructure across their on-premises and the AWS cloud to deliver a truly consistent hybrid experience. The provided AWS Outposts infrastructure is fully managed, maintained, and supported by AWS directly to deliver access to the latest AWS capabilities for our customers.

We are looking for a Customer Operations Lead who is highly autonomous, possesses a “can do” attitude, and thrives in a fast-paced work environment. The Customer Operations Lead plays a key role in providing an outstanding customer experience by facilitating the overall program management, scheduling, coordination, and supply chain leadership associated with AWS installations and servicing efforts completed onsite at Client premises. The Customer Operations Lead is responsible for developing processes and deploying strategies that ensure required material and supporting teams are at the right place at the right time, thereby enabling the achievement of defined service-level targets (SLTs). The Customer Operations Lead continuously seeks out and implements continuous process improvement initiatives that strengthen our end-to-end supply chain, operations, and logistics efforts by effectively engaging with internal and external partners and customers as well as third-party servicing providers to deliver meaningful results for our clients and teams.

As a Customer Operations Lead, you will lead program management efforts associated with installations, break/fix, and retrieval activities, thereby enabling an optimized customer experience, through an unyielding focus on the following key activities:
• Serve as the program manager for all orders within the assigned region, partnering with leadership teams, Operations technicians, service support teams, and third-party partners to deliver against established service level agreements (SLAs)
• Lead all scheduling and coordination efforts, to include formalizing assignments of technicians and/or third-party technicians, coordinating travel schedules to align with customer requirements, and navigating supply/materials logistics to ensure all required materials and human capital are prepared for on-schedule servicing
• Serve as the primary point of contact for customers, maintaining accountability for coordinating on-site schedules and logistics and effectively communicating these requirements to all applicable teams and partners
• Program manage efforts related to transferring assets across state/province and/or country lines, partnering with applicable internal and external teams to minimize delays in the delivery of required materials/assets
• Partner with and/or supporting third-party contractors to enable a seamless client experience while meeting established SLTs
• Act as point of escalation for contractors, technicians, and transportation vendors; trouble-shooting issues as they arise
• Consistently foster a culture of open and effective communication, minimizing the learning curve associated with tasks and ensuring all parties and customers are aligned around expectations and next steps at all times
• Leverage data to track operational efficiencies, and develop mechanisms and processes to further enhance operations, as appropriate; Partner with leadership and SME teams to implement improvements to internal/external processes
• Drive cross-functional strategic initiatives to improve supply chain efficiency and overall cost structure
• Work cross-functionally and across Amazon teams to identify and apply best practices and continuous process improvement efforts
• May participate in efforts to train and/or mentor new employees, ensuring a consistent focus on best-in-class client servicing
• May be required to work outside of standard working hours, to include nights and/or weekends (on-call rotations and/or on demand escalations) in support of client scheduling and/or time-sensitive escalations

Travel Requirement:
• Frequent travel (20%+ to both domestic and international client locations) required

Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and we 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 14 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.


• 4+ years working in a program management capacity required
• 2+ years of experience working in a data center operations or equivalent environment
• 1+ years experience in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook


• Degree in a technical field or 4+ years of relevant work experience in a data center operations environment
• Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills, with experience communicating at all levels within an organization
• Experience in a client-facing role, with the proven ability to manage and effectively communicate expectations to clients
• Ability to operate autonomously and manage to a schedule – excellent prioritization and time management; proven ability to think and act in a high-energy, fast-paced business environment
• Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects - prioritization, planning and task delegation
• Lean, Six Sigma or Operational Excellence knowledge and/or proficiency
• Warehousing, supply chain, inventory management, finance, and/or vendor management 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


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