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Security Solutions Architect – Financial Services Global Accounts (New York)

Security Solutions Architect – Financial Services Global Accounts (New York)

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US-NY-New York
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Job Description

Are you passionate about cloud computing with a special focus on information security? Do you have a unique combination of deep technical knowledge, business acumen and strong interpersonal skills? Amazon Web Services (AWS) is seeking a security solutions architect to work with our customers and other AWS teams to craft cloud-based solutions.

At AWS, customer obsession is in our DNA. The successful candidate will become a trusted advisor to our customers and will work with AWS sales, business development, solutions architecture and product teams to develop the internal security expertise needed to drive revenue.


  • Work with Financial Services firms to convey cloud computing security and risk management best practices
  • Partner with AWS Financial Services Global Account Managers to drive revenue
  • Develop technical content, such as white papers and reference architectures that can be used by our customers to assist them in deploying secure cloud-based solutions
  • Assess security-related knowledge across AWS sales and solutions architecture teams and develop plans to address gaps
  • Represent AWS at trade events by delivering presentations and lectures

Basic Qualifications

  • 7 or more years of experience in the design and implementation of complex IT systems
  • 5 or more years of experience in an information security or compliance role
  • An understanding of the cloud computing business model
  • Previous experience and knowledge of security, compliance and risk as it pertains to Financial Services firms

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
  • Hands-on experience with Amazon Web Services
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly
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