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Sr. Solutions Architect - Security Specialist

Sr. Solutions Architect - Security Specialist

Job ID 
545937
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
6/19/2017

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.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Work with AWS customers to convey cloud computing security and risk management best practices

  • Work with other teams within AWS to drive workload adoption

  • 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 workshops

· Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.

Join Amazon today and be part of a company whose credo is "Work Hard. Have Fun. Make History."







Basic Qualifications

  • Seven or more years of experience in the design and implementation of complex IT systems

  • Five or more years of experience in an information security or compliance role

  • A solid understanding of the cloud computing business model

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

  • A background working in a highly regulated industry such as financial services, healthcare or defense

  • Hands-on experience with Amazon Web Services

  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills

  • Demonstrated effectiveness working across multiple business units to achieve results