Senior AWS Project Manager at Ensono

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Job Summary Ensono’s Public Cloud Services is a practice area within Ensono focused entirely on the architecture, security, delivery, and automation required to run mission-critical applications on Microsoft Azure (Azure) and Amazon Web Services (AWS). The Public Cloud Services is part of the Advisory, Consulting and Client Services business unit of Ensono and focused on the acceleration of our Client’s Public Cloud initiatives and delivery. We are looking for a Senior AWS Project Manager with Public Cloud Services , Private Cloud and custom / hybrid experience to join our team. As a Senior AWS Project Manager, you will responsible for delivering revenue generation as framed in the commercial sale in the most efficient manner whilst managing all internal and external delivery parties.

  • Experience managing AWS Cloud infrastructure / Migration projects.
  • Through understanding cloud adoption framework converting OnPrem to AWS.
  • Experienced as a true consultant in the IT industry in different environments, ability to define where they are at, and what is needed  for long term client growth.
  • Knowledge of AWS migration programs and the 7 migration patterns
  • Work with clients to design and deliver systems for complex custom projects using the latest AWS cloud platform.
  • Ensure Integration and infrastructure architect solutions are maintained for high availability, scalability and security
  • Agile / DevOps project management experience with evidence and ability to demonstrate qualifications.
  • Experience with AWS Cloud including project delivery.
  • Migration project experience including managing the projects, budgets and timing
  • Knowledge and exposure of managing high level stakeholders
  • Experience doing presentations and being client facing
  • Team player but also ability to effectively self-motivate, keep timing and budgeting in mind.
  • Experience using standard Project Management tools: MS Office, MS Project, Excel, Word, Visio, PowerPoint
  • Excellent organization and communication skills
  • Defines, confirms project scope and goals,  organizes and plans project schedules to meet required project timeframes. Determines needs and all resources involved and timing involved.  Works closely with resource manager to ensure proper resources allocation to the project. Ability to handle multiple complex project simultaneously at various stages
  • Thoroughly understands the project background (e.g., why it is being done, who supports/opposes it, where it is on the client’s priority list, who the client sponsor is) 
  • Manages risk planning, analysis, response and control on a scheduled basis across all phases and projects   
  • Obtains agreement to an approved, clearly stated review and approval process 
  • Experience building, maintaining, and enhancing business relationships within and outside the company.
  • Should have Planned and executed major migrations: complete analysis of business needs, application, hardware and security requirements.
  • Ensures changes to the project scope are implemented according to the project change management process 




Time & Cost Management: 

  • Manages budgets and timelines of high-level, high-impact, and high-cost client projects 
  • Uses a variety of company and industry sources to assess and predict trends in estimating the resource needs of complex and large projects 
  • Presents and maintains project budgets  
  • Analyses aggregate budget/expense data across projects 
  • Secures needed approval from senior management to changes in project budgets, to accompany changes in project scope 
  • Consistently meets profitability and release date objectives of complex projects 


Risk & Issue Management:  

  • Implements strategies to deal with risks and issues affecting the success of the project (e.g., acceptance, avoidance, mitigation) 
  • Works with stakeholders to increase their understanding of potential risks and the steps being taken to mitigate them 
  • Objectively analyses the impact and probability of each risk and the impact of each issue 
  • Uses risk mitigation techniques to lessen the probability, thereby reducing the risk 
  • Involves team members in identifying risks on a regular basis throughout the project 
  • Uses a variety of tools/techniques to quantify risks (e.g., expected monetary value, statistical sums, schedule simulations, decision trees) 
  • Uses a variety of approaches (e.g., project team meetings, project status reports, issues logs, risk management worksheets) to keep project risks visible and track changes (e.g., probability, impact, planned risk response) 
  • Drives risks and issues to closure 
  • Establishes tolerance levels for issues and triggers for risks 


  • Must be independent, self-motivated, a self-starter and possess a good working attitude
  • Professional communication, presentation, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • High degree of confidence and poise.
  • Up to 10% travel required
  • Client focused and results driven


Years of Experience Desired/Required:

Minimum 7-10 years of experience


Education Desired/Required:

Undergraduate degree with 5-7 years of professional experience (client facing experience preferred)

Certifications Desired/ Required:


  • AWS Associate Level Certification or AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
  • Agile project management with Scrum
  • PMI certification, such as PMP, CAPM, PMI-ACP highly desirable
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Our HQ is 22 miles from the Loop; near Belmont station, BNSF line. Plenty of places to eat & shop! 2nd office is in downtown Chicago on Madison Ave.

An Insider's view of Ensono

What’s the vibe like in the office?

I find the culture to be very open and collaborative. One can be on a call with a customer and ask your technical resource across from you a specific question or run into our CEO in the hallway while grabbing a cup of coffee. We allow feedback to be given and changes to be heard. Leadership constantly finds ways to make it an exciting workplace

Bailey Cahill

Senior Manager - Partner & Alliances

What does your typical day look like?

A typical day in our Full Stack DevOps world is collaborative, affords room for creative problem-solving, offers unique opportunities and challenges. Our work involves using cloud technologies to solve application’s needs, research datalake technologies and architect to process large amounts of performance data. We also lay 6 man variation of ping

Jake Frazier-Flores

Software Engineer

What are Ensono Perks + Benefits

Ensono Benefits Overview

Benefits include - generous maternity and paternity leave, generous paid days off and company paid holidays. Sabbatical, adoption, compassion and bereavement leave days, adoption assistance and flexible spending account. Healthcare and 401K eligibility on 1st day of work. Paid volunteer days.

Wellness programs - designed to help us be our best! Fitness week, Virgin Pulse® platform, wellness plans for credits and discounts on medical plan contributions.

Fun ergonomic workplace - free snacks, onsite gym & trainer, yoga classes, Beer O'Clock days.

Volunteer in local community
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Adoption Assistance
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Beer O' Cart every month!
Casual Dress
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Fitness Subsidies
Onsite gym available!
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Diversity Program
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

15 options for coffee and chocolate drinks (its a coffee machine with an IP address after all!) Also, Starbucks machine with chai latte counts, right? And then after the free snacks and all the hot chocolate - get some steps in while checking your emails in our fitness center. We have associate discounts on various products and services locally and nationally.

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