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Senior Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services

Amazon

Our mission: To be Earth's most customer-centric company.

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Do you like helping customers implement innovative cloud computing solutions and solve technical problems? Would you like to do this using the latest cloud computing technologies? Do you have a knack for helping groups understand application architectures and integration approaches, and the consultative and leadership skills to launch a project on a trajectory to success? Are you familiar with security best practices for applications, servers, and networks? Do you want to be part of the business development team helping to establish Amazon Web Services (AWS) as a leading technology platform? Would you like to be part of a sales group, but have your opinion valued as a technical resource as part of planning and strategies?

Amazon Web Services is looking for a highly motivated Senior Solutions Architect to help accelerate our growing Public Sector practice. This is an excellent opportunity to join Amazon’s world class technical teams, working with some of the best and brightest engineers and technical managers while also developing your skills and furthering your career within one of the most innovative and progressive technology companies anywhere.

As a Senior Solutions Architect within AWS, you will have the opportunity to help shape and deliver a strategy to build broad use of Amazon’s utility computing web services (e.g., Amazon S3, Amazon RDS, Amazon Lambda, Amazon Lex, and Amazon CloudFront) directly with our ecosystem of consulting and technology partners and AWS customers. Your responsibilities will include: owning the technical engagement and ultimate success around specific implementation projects; defining implementation architectures, 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; and being a subject matter expert on security as it relates to customer applications and services.

As a Senior Solutions Architect on our team, you will provide exceptional technical design and thought leadership while working with a world class sales and business development team. You will lead efforts to capture and share best-practice knowledge with the AWS solution architect community. You will gain the opportunity to learn from, collaborate with, and educate some of the brightest technical minds in the industry today across the breadth of enterprise architecture.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about the followings:

  • Helping our customers design and create cloud computing architectures
  • Our Leadership Principles – It’s critical to love what you do and take pride in your value proposition to our customers
  • The curiosity to always keep your technical skills current while maintaining a pulse on industry trends

With experience in the following key areas:

  • Technical presentation experience White board, small and large group presentations
  • Technical Experience Designing, Developing, Deploying and/or Migrating to Cloud environments
  • Operational Web site/services operations, management, and security

Must have the ability to travel up to 30%.
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.

Mentorship & Career Growth
Our team is dedicated to supporting new members. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. Our senior members enjoy one-on-one mentoring and thorough, but kind, code reviews. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded engineer and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.

Inclusive Team Culture
Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and we host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 14 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

Work/Life Balance
Our team also puts a high value on work-life balance. Striking a healthy balance between your personal and professional life is crucial to your happiness and success here, which is why we aren’t focused on how many hours you spend at work or online. Instead, we’re happy to offer a flexible schedule so you can have a more productive and well-balanced lifeboth in and outside of work.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • 8+ years of enterprise IT application experience that includes at least 2 + years of hands-on software development, DevOps engineering, or systems architecture
  • 5+ years design/implementation/consulting experience with distributed applications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering/MIS, Math or related field or equivalent experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Intermediate/advanced knowledge of AWS services
  • Prior experience in a technical role within a sales organization
  • Prior experience in state or local government or education verticals
  • Understanding of application, server, and network security (NIST 800-53, NIST-800-171, FedRAMP, HIPAA, CJIS)
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role

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 .

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