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Worldwide Technical Leader, AWS Storage Solutions

Worldwide Technical Leader, AWS Storage Solutions

Job ID 
426165
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
9/12/2017

Job Description

Would you like to own driving the global technical storage strategy for the Amazon Web Services (AWS) customer facing teams, and work with the world’s largest and most creative companies? Are you passionate about next-generation cloud storage and data movement options such as S3, Glacier, Elastic Block Store, Elastic File System, Storage Gateway, Snowball and Snowmobile? Are you excited by the scaling challenges of integrating huge on-premises SAN and NAS installations with cloud storage services, to increase availability and simplify disaster recovery? Come join us!

At AWS we are building a cross-functional team of global technical leaders passionate about growing technology adoption of cloud computing by engaging directly with technical leaders, C-level executives and influencers at all levels across the industry. We are seeking individuals with the business background, technical depth, and communication skills needed to tackle the complex storage challenges customers face as they make the journey to the cloud. We're hiring highly passionate analytics experts to work with our Solutions Architects on key customer and partner engagements.

You will possess a technical background that enables you to drive an engagement and interact at the highest levels within our customer teams. You possess the presence and wherewithal to easily communicate the benefits of cloud computing to a variety of technical and business audiences. You also demonstrate the ability to think strategically and long-term about the needs of global businesses, and are deeply familiar with complex, legacy IT environments. Your understanding of the broad data and analytics ecosystem makes you stand out from your industry peers.

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Together with the broader Solutions Architecture team, you will develop the technical strategy for AWS, particularly the technical elements of the strategy and plan to engage customers and partners.
  • You will devise strategy ­and engage with Solutions Architects, Account Managers, Professional Services, and Partners to define a storage solution engagement strategy for AWS operational geographies and key accounts.
  • You are responsible for partnering with local domain experts across the globe to identify the most critical storage technologies to guide AWS solution and service strategy.
  • You will establish technical credibility in sales cycles, personally and through the broader technical team to credibly drive discussions with CTOs, CIOs, Chief Architects, Senior Developers, etc. from both customer and partners.

Basic Qualifications

  • You will be highly technical and analytical, and will be capable of understanding the complexities of large commercial enterprise and Public Sector organizations.
  • You possess deep knowledge with IT storage architectures, and how SAN and NAS solutions integrate into large-scale production applications.
  • You have a demonstrated ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations, with customers, SI’s and ISVs.
  • You will possess a technical degree in computer science, software engineering, or math.
  • You will have 7+ years design/implementation/consulting experience of large-scale storage solutions

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of modern software development practices and technologies such as agile methodologies and DevOps is highly desired.
  • AWS Solutions Architect - Professional Certification
  • Experience with Enterprise storage vendors such as EMC, NetApp, Veritas, HP, IBM and, Commvault.
  • Experience with encryption-at-rest and key management solutions.
  • Understanding of AWS Storage Services such as S3, Glacier, Elastic Block Store, Elastic File System, Storage Gateway, and Snowball. Use of AWS in production a plus.
  • You demonstrate strong verbal and written communications skills.
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