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Solutions Architect – Data Architecture, Strategic Accounts

Amazon

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Job summary
Are you a wizard at all things data at scale? Have you read our AWS data mesh blog, seen our data and analytics AWS talks, and think you can raise the bar? Do you have the customer-facing skills and hands-on experience to design solutions that can help customers operate at the biggest scale on the planet? Come join us!

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is looking for an experienced Big Data Solutions Architect, who will be the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for designing architectures that leverage AWS services including Redshift, EMR, Athena and others. The Data Solutions Architect will partner closely with the relevant Services teams, Business Development, and Sales to enable large-scale customer use cases and drive the adoption and revenue of AWS. You will work with the largest companies in the world to design flexible and cost-effective cloud-based solutions. You will develop white papers, blogs, reference implementations, and presentations to enable customers and partners to fully leverage data and analytics solutions on AWS. You will also create field enablement materials for the broader SA population, to help other SA’s understand how to integrate AWS data and analytics solutions into customer architectures.

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. You will be dynamic and creative, and willing to take on any challenge and make a big impact.

Have a strong understanding of large-scale computing solutions. The ideal candidate will have past experience working as a systems or support engineer, and pre-sales experience. 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
In partnership with the sales team, create and execute business plans to accelerate the adoption of AWS, exceed revenue goals, and drive customer satisfaction

  • Foster technical trusted advisor relationships with influential technical decision makers, to further the adoption of AWS services and technologies
  • Evangelize AWS services and technologies, both at events and 1:1 meetings with key business and technology stakeholders
  • Capture and share best-practice knowledge amongst the AWS solutions architect community
  • Identifying customer requirements and provide feedback into appropriate AWS services teams
  • Open to domestic travel of 20%

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2+ years of design, implementation, or consulting experience in applications or infrastructures
  • 4+ years within specific technology domain areas (e.g. software development, cloud computing, systems engineering, infrastructure, security, networking, data & analytics)
  • 7+ years design/implementation/consulting experience with large-scale applications
  • 5+ years experience with Big Data architectures
  • Presentation skills with a high degree of comfort speaking with executives, IT Management, and developers.
  • Ability to understand complex application data flows, and bridge the gap between technical and business app requirements.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • An advanced degree in computer science, MIS, engineering or related discipline
  • Experience in a customer-facing, sales-aligned role such as consultant, solutions engineer or solutions architect
  • Working knowledge of one or more computer languages such as Java, C++, Perl, Ruby or Python
  • Hands-on experience with Amazon Web Service

The pay range for this position in Colorado is $131,000 177,000 (yr); however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. A sign-on bonus and restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via Amazon’s internal or external careers site.

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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