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Solutions Architect

at Amazon

Posted: 7/30/2019
Job Reference #: 786279

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  • LocationUS-NY-New York
    Posted Date7 months ago(1/29/2019 9:41 AM)
    Job ID
    Amazon Web Services, Inc.
    Position Category
    Solutions Architect
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Amazon is where innovation, risks, and ideas are celebrated. We are builders. We try new things and dream big dreams. At Amazon Web Services (AWS), we are inventing the future of cloud computing. AWS is where the cloud first came to life. Now we’re inventing for the decades ahead. It is still Day 1 for us, and we are looking for curious people to be part of our diverse teams of thinkers, testers, and doers. Come join us and work with the latest cloud computing technologies that enable our customers to do more with their technology and change the world in their respective industries.

    We are looking for Solutions Architects to join our AWS team in New York. We need a variety of skills to help shape and deliver on our cloud strategy for our global customers and partners. In AWS, you’ll find teams of focused builders whose ability to invent is only limited by their imaginations. As a trusted customer advocate, the solutions architect will help organizations understand advanced cloud-based solutions and how to migrate existing workloads to the cloud. You will have the opportunity to help shape and execute a strategy to build mind share and broad use of AWS within organizations ranging from new start-ups to large enterprise customers. The ability to link technology with measurable business value is critical to a solutions architect.”

    Roles and Responsibilities

    • As a key member of the solution architecture team, ensure success in building and migrating applications, software and services on the AWS platform
    • Partner with the sales team, formulate and execute a sales strategy to exceed revenue objectives through the adoption of AWS
    • Educate customers of all sizes on the value proposition of AWS, and participate in deep architectural discussions to ensure solutions are designed for successful deployment in the cloud
    • Conduct one-to-few and one-to-many training sessions to transfer knowledge to customers considering or already using AWS
    • Capture and share best-practice knowledge within the AWS solutions architect community
    • Author or otherwise contribute to AWS customer-facing publications such as white papers
    • Build deep relationships with senior technical individuals within customers to enable them to be cloud advocates
    • Act as a technical liaison between customers, service engineering teams and support
    This role will require domestic travel up to 30% is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation/Age

    Basic Qualifications

    • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Technology, Engineering, Math or 10+ year’s work experience in technical role in lieu of no Bachelor’s degree.
    • 5+ years’ experience in software design, implementation, or consulting experience with distributed applications.
    • 3+ years of experience in infrastructure architecture, database architecture and networking.
    • Ability to travel as needed.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Graduate degree in Computer Science, Technology, Engineering or Math.
    • Experience architecting, operating cloud-based solutions.
    • AWS Solution Architecture certification or relevant cloud expertise.
    • Experience migrating or transforming legacy customer solutions to the cloud.
    • Working knowledge of software development tools and methodologies.
    • Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly.
    • Presentation skills with a high degree of comfort speaking with executives, IT Management, and developers
    • Experience in technology/software sales or pre-sales consulting.
    • Experience with a programming or scripting language.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.