Do you like helping customers architect systems and solve technical problems? Would you like to do this using the latest cloud computing technologies? Do you have a knack for helping companies understand application architectures and integration approaches, and the consultative and leadership skills to launch a project on a trajectory to success? Do you want to be part of the business development team helping to establish Amazon Web Services as a leading technology platform?
As a Solution Architect within Amazon Web Services (AWS), you will have the opportunity to help shape and deliver on a strategy to build mind share and broad use of Amazon’s utility computing web services (Amazon EC2, Amazon S3, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon Redshift, Amazon CloudFront) within strategic accounts.
Your broad responsibilities will include: owning the technical engagement and ultimate success around specific implementation projects, and developing a deep expertise in the AWS technologies as well as broad know-how around how applications and services are constructed using the AWS platform.
The ideal candidate will possess customer facing skills that will allow them to represent Amazon well within a customer’s environment and drive discussions with senior personnel within the company, as well as a technical background that enables them to easily interact and give guidance with software developers and architects. He/she should also have a demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges.Amazon's Culture
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Here are some other qualities we are looking for:
Be great fun to work with. At AWS, we have a credo of “Work hard. Have fun. Make history”. In this role, you will love what you do, and instinctively know how to make work fun, while maintaining a work-life balance. We look for employees who are creative and who are willing to take on any challenge and make a big impact.
Enjoy developing technical talent to achieve great things. You will have a passion for building and communicating your ideas, enabling your peers and a diverse and challenging set of customers on the IoT ecosystem.
Have a strong understanding of solutions innovation. The ideal candidate will have past experience working as a Solutions Architect, technical pre-sales, or a similar role. You will have an ability to dive deep into various hands-on solutions while developing new skills, so you can make strong contributions in architecture transformation discussions.How You’ll Grow
At Amazon, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there’s always room to learn and develop your career. We offer opportunities to help sharpen your skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.Roles and responsibilities
- As a key member of the business development teams, ensure success in building and migrating applications, software and services onto the AWS platform
- Educate customers on the value proposition of AWS, and participate in architectural discussions to ensure solutions are designed for successful deployment in the cloud
- Capture and share best-practice knowledge amongst the AWS solutions architect community
- Build deep relationships with senior technical individuals within customer accounts to enable them to be “Cloud advocates”
- Act as a conduit and liaison between customers, service engineering teams and support