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Principal Consultant, Cloud Migrations
Are you a migrations expert who has experience in leading and delivering the largest and most
complex migration and modernization engagements from on-premises to the AWS Cloud? Are you viewed as your client’s migration and modernization trusted senior advisor at the CXO/VP level or equivalent? Do you have a demonstratable record of influencing clients and partners through forums and direct engagements? Would you like to work with our leadership and account team on cross-functional initiatives, to secure new opportunities and help them plan, prepare and execute large-scale migrations that leverage the benefits of the AWS Cloud? Would you like a career that gives you opportunities to influence industry-thinking, directly and through others, on leading-edge approaches and best practices by driving customer insights into AWS programs and platform roadmaps?
At AWS, we are hiring the best application migration and modernization experts who can demonstrate leadership across the AWS Application Migration, Modernization and Management community, showing differentiated invention and innovation that enables our clients to benefit from the AWS Cloud. These professional services application migration, modernization and management engagements focus on leading our customers through large-scale migration programs using the AWS migration methodology, leading AWS migration services and AWS tools such as AWS Migration Hub, AWS Application Discovery Service and AWS Database Migration Service.
Our consultants provide technical and business leadership across organizations, adding value and driving success, both internally and externally, over sustained periods of time through strong leadership.
As Principal Consultant you will lead the most complex projects with autonomy and discretion, often involving multiple Amazon and customer teams.
You will work with customers and partners, leading them through planning, prioritization and delivery of complex transformation initiatives, while collaborating with relevant Sales and Service Teams. You will design and deliver solutions that solve for new levels of complexity, scale and performance, and in turn, enable breakthrough innovations. You will create and apply frameworks, methods, best practices and artifacts that deliver prescriptive guidance to customers, and publish and present them in large forums and across various media platforms. You will guide customers’ technical architecture and investments, maximizing alignment with the AWS platform, and ease of adoption as new services and products become available.
You will help customers define target business outcomes and related work streams, and lead the subsequent projects and initiatives to consistently exceed these goals.
As an Amazonian leader you will demonstrate the Amazon Leadership Principles, coaching and mentoring others on best practices, performance and career development.
Amazon aims to be the most customer centric company on earth. Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers critical applications for hundreds of thousands of businesses in 190 countries around the world.
This is a customer facing role. You will be required to travel to client locations and deliver professional services when needed.
Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent experience, in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or a related field
8+ years of experience in leading large-scale migration programs with hands-on expertise in two or more of the following domains: migration strategy design, migration business case creation, application portfolio analysis, application assessment, migration process design, migration tool implementation, migration execution, or operational integration.
10+ years of experience as a migration specialist in customer-facing roles
Ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges in an enterprise environment
Proven senior stakeholder management and communication
Experience with migrating applications from on-premises to the cloud
Experience working directly with customers and partners
Experience in a program management role or similar
Experience with migrating applications from cloud to cloud
Hands-on experience with deploying and using migration tools (e.g. Double-Take, Racemi)
Exposure to the AWS platform and its compute, storage, networking and migration services
Excellent experience with agile project management methodologies
Masters or PhD in Computer Science, Physics, Engineering or Math
Understanding of virtualization technologies and system architectures that utilize load balancing, horizontal scalability and high availability
Presenting at public events such as technology conferences, hackathons, etc.
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