Specialized Solutions Architect - Cloud Migrations

    Amazon Corporate LLC
    Seattle, WA 98119
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) is looking for specialized migrations cloud technologists who possess a unique balance of technical depth and strong interpersonal skills to guide the future of AWS technology. As a trusted customer advocate, the solutions architect will help organizations understand best practices around 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 mindshare and broad adoption of AWS within enterprise customers. The ideal candidate must be self-motivated with a proven track record in software/technology sales or consulting. The ability to connect technology with measurable business value is critical to a solutions architect. You should also have a demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, products, and technical challenges. Here are some other qualities we are looking for: Enjoy working with enterprise customers. You will have a passion for educating, training, designing, and building cloud solutions for a diverse and challenging set of enterprise customers. Have a strong understanding of large scale computing solutions. The ideal candidate will have past experience working as a systems or support engineer. You will enjoy keeping your existing technical skills honed and developing new ones, so you can make strong contributions to deep architecture discussions. You will regularly take part in deep-dive education and design exercises to create world-class solutions built on AWS. Roles and Responsibilities * As a key member of the business development and sales team, ensure success in building and migrating applications, software and services on the AWS platform. * 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 enablement sessions to transfer knowledge to customers considering or already using AWS. * Capture and share best-practice knowledge amongst the AWS solutions architect community. * Author or otherwise contribute to AWS customer-facing publications such as blogs, code-base solutions, or white papers. * Work closely with AWS product development teams to share customer feedback and influence roadmap * Build deep relationships with senior technical individuals within customers to enable them to be cloud advocates. We are considering candidates near any North American AWS location! Leveling is determined throughout the process.Basic Qualifications * 7+ years design/implementation/consulting experience with distributed applications * 5+ years of experience in infrastructure architecture, database architecture and networking * Technical degree or equivalent experience required; Computer Science or Math background desired. * Estimated 30% travel requirement. 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 https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.
    Posting ID: 588574234Posted: 2021-01-18