• Enterprise Solutions Architect - AWS

    Location US-CA-Santa Monica
    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/31/2019 8:12 AM)
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  • Job Description

    Amazon is continuously striving to be the most customer-centric company in the world. AWS have been helping over one million customers in over 190 countries, from Airbnb to GE, to deliver flexibility, scalability and reliability across their organizations. Behind this success is exceptionally talented, bright and driven individuals who work hard, have fun and make history.

    As a Media and Entertainment (M&E) Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services (AWS), you will have the opportunity to help shape and deliver on a strategy for building mind share and broad use of Amazon’s cloud computing services (Amazon EC2, Amazon S3, Amazon CloudFront, AWS Media Services, AWS Mobile Hub, Amazon Redshift, Amazon Athena, AWS Lambda, Amazon DynamoDB etc.) within accounts. As a trusted advisor, the Solutions Architect will help organizations understand best practices around advanced cloud-based solutions, and how to migrate existing workloads to AWS.

    The ideal candidate must be self-motivated with a demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, products, and technical challenges and have a passion for educating, training, and designing cloud solutions for enterprise customers in the M&E space.


    • Support AWS Account teams to help formulate a strategy for the adoption of AWS within the Media and Entertainment (M&E) vertical.
    • Guide customers to ensure success in building, migrating, and optimizing applications, software and services following the principles of the AWS Well-Architected Framework.
    • Help educate enterprise M&E customers on the value proposition of AWS, and participate in deep architectural discussions to ensure solutions are designed for successful deployment in the cloud.
    • Help provide one-to-few and one-to-many training sessions to transfer knowledge to customers considering or already using AWS.
    • Capture and share best-practice knowledge among the AWS solutions architecture community.
    • Author or otherwise contribute to AWS customer-facing publications such as whitepapers.
    • Build deep relationships with senior technical individuals within customers to enable them to be cloud advocates.
    • Act as a technical liaison between customers, service engineering teams and support.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Technical knowledge and experience on M&E applications, platforms, and data ecosystem
    • 3+ years design/implementation/consulting experience with distributed 2+ years of experience in infrastructure, database, and networking architecture for highly available, Internet-scale applications
    • Working knowledge of software development tools and methodologies
    • Presentation skills with a high degree of comfort speaking with CTOs, enterprise architects, IT management, and developers
    • Strong written communication skills
    • High level of comfort communicating effectively across internal and external organizations
    • Technical degree (Computer Science or Engineering) or equivalent experience
    • Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Professional experience architecting large scale solutions
    • Experience in broadcast/broadband television, Video-On-Demand, OTT, or SVOD
    • Experience with publishing workloads, content management platforms and content analytics
    • Experience with large scale gaming implementations and architectures
    • Experience working with CDNs, video streaming, and content encoding/transcoding
    • Experience with post-production pipelines, such as rendering, authoring…etc.
    • Experience with video codecs and compression
    • Experience with digital rights management
    • Experience with Content Delivery Networks (CDN)

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

    Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

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