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AWS Worldwide Tech Leader, IoT

AWS Worldwide Tech Leader, IoT

Job ID 
549206
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
12/11/2017

Job Description

Would you like to own driving the global Internet of Things (IoT) strategy for the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Solutions Architecture teams, and work with the world’s largest and most creative companies? Are you passionate about the next generation of cloud-based IoT services such as AWS IoT and AWS Greengrass, and their applications within industries such as automotive, manufacturing, transportation, logistics, energy & utilities, and mining? Are you excited by the challenges of generating, ingesting, storing, analyzing and understanding IoT data at AWS scale? 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 IoT 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 IoT strategy for AWS in the field, 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 an IoT 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 IoT 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


  • Must have 7-10 years of experience in senior technical leader positions.
  • Practical experience designing and implementing IoT systems at scale.
  • Technical knowledge of enterprise IT is required, including: database systems, tiered storage architectures, server and desktop virtualization, data center operations, network security, etc. with ability to go deep on technical aspects to understand current and future customer needs and present AWS technical benefits.
  • Technical knowledge of common IoT protocols such as MQTT, AMQP, CoAP, Websocket.
  • Strong understanding of distributed systems, high scale data movement, storage and analytics techniques.
  • Must have a demonstrated ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations, with customers, SIs and ISVs.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Technical degree highly desired; or equivalent background.
  • Enterprise solutions selling experience is desired.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills are a must, as well as leadership skills.
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