• Senior Enterprise Solutions Architect - Financial Services

    Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(6/19/2018 10:46 AM)
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  • Job Description

    Are you an IT Leader that can transform how an Enterprise uses the public Cloud? Can you work equally well with executives and technologists? Are you a technology evangelist?

    At Amazon Web Services (AWS), we're hiring Solutions Architects to work with top-tier Enterprise Financial Services customers. The Solutions Architect engage with customers to understand their business drivers, assess application portfolios, design reliable and cost-effective cloud native architectures.

    We are looking for candidates who are comfortable at the intersection of technology and business. The Solutions Architect is a very technical role: broadly competent across many areas of technology (infrastructure, security, DevOps, databases, application development, analytics) and deep in at least 2-3 of those areas. On the business side, we are looking for excellent communication skills. The Solutions Architect will spend most of their day interacting with several customers stakeholders, including developers, team leads, engineering directors, and CxOs.

    Roles and Responsibilities:
    . Partner with the account manager, owning the technical aspects of an account.
    . Engage on opportunities to help a customer successfully deploy a new workload onto AWS by developing relationships with customers and understanding their technical roadmap and strategic IT direction
    . Understand the use case of customer's workloads and its long term roadmap
    . Regularly review customer core/foundational/mission critical workloads for compliance with best practices using the Well Architected Framework
    · Assist in defining migration roadmaps to AWS and driving buy-in across complex organization structures.
    . Maintain a broad technical knowledge of the AWS Cloud Platform, while developing an Area of Depth/Specialization
    . Deliver Thought Leadership through speaking engagements and creation of deep technical content (e.g. presentations, hands on bootcamps, technical workshops, Blogs, patents)
    · Solicit feedback from customers and influences future iterations of the AWS platform.
    · Assist with cost/benefit modeling and creating compelling business cases/total cost of ownership studies for migration.
    . Continuously develop self and mentor new members of the team

    Basic Qualifications

    • 7+ years design/implementation/consulting experience with distributed applications
    • 5+ years experience in infrastructure architecture, database architecture and networking
    • 3+ years relevant experience in technology/software sales
    • Working knowledge of software development tools and methodologies
    • Presentation skills with a high degree of comfort speaking with executives, IT Management, and developers.
    • Strong written communication skills
    • High level of comfort communicating effectively across internal and external organizations
    • Technical degree or equivalent experience required; Computer Science or Math background highly desired
    • Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly
    • The solutions architect must reside in the NY city area

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience migrating or transforming legacy customer solutions to the cloud
    • Professional experience architecting/operating solutions built on AWS
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