• Solutions Developer

    Location US-VA-Herndon
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/28/2018 11:38 AM)
    Job ID
    755560
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) is looking for experienced and motivated technologists who possess a unique balance of technical depth and strong interpersonal and writing skills. You will partner with customers and several other AWS teams to craft highly scalable, flexible, and resilient cloud solutions that address customer use cases and accelerate the adoption of AWS.

    As trusted customer advocates, the Solutions Development and Prototyping team helps customers in creating the initial iterations of use-cases. You will help shape and build use-cases covering a spread of domains such as AI/ML, IoT and Serverless across market verticals. The ability to learn new technology and develop solutions that meet a high quality bar with measureable business value is critical to the team. You should also have a demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, products, and technical challenges.

    Here are some qualities we are looking for:

    • Be great fun to work with. At AWS, we have a credo of “Work hard. Have fun. Make history”. In this role, you will love what you do, and instinctively know how to make work fun. You will be dynamic and creative, and willing to take on any challenge and make a big impact.
    • Have a passion for educating, training, designing, and building cloud solutions for a diverse and challenging set of customers ranging from small businesses to large enterprises.
    • The ideal candidate will have past experience working as a developer or hands-on solutions architect. You will enjoy keeping your existing technical skills honed and developing new ones, so you can make strong contributions and build great solutions. You will regularly take part in deep-dive education and design exercises to create world-class solutions built on AWS.
    • As a technical leader, you combine design and architecture knowledge with development capability (i.e. comfortable in the white-board and also in the keyboard - hands-on).
    • You will engage often in early stages of customer use-cases and also in competitive situations. Being able to deal with ambiguity, good communication and being hands-on are important qualities - you will often be the lead technical person in the room and dealing with other senior leaders from technical and business domains.
    • Push the technical bar. You will have appetite and take initiative to learn new topics and experiment, covering domains such as Blockchain and AR/VR in an enterprise context.

    Basic Qualifications

    • 5+ years design/implementation/consulting application development experience with deep knowledge of software development tools and methodologies and active, hands-on coding and application design experience
    • You love to code, and will develop solutions that help customers build applications, software and services on the AWS platform with an emphasis serverless technology.
    • Participate in deep architectural discussions to ensure solutions are designed for successful deployment in the cloud
    • Conduct one-to-few and one-to-many sessions, such as workshops, both as while acting as lead and also supporting other functions such as business development, marketing, and services teams.
    • Ensure technical output, such as code and other artefacts, are packaged in an easily consumable and repeatable way for customers and internal teams including marketing, solutions architecture, and support
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Proficiency developing in a modern programming language, such as Java, Python and/or Javascript/ Node.js
    • Experience with agile development or similar methodologies for continuous product development and deployment.
    • Deep knowledge of software development tools and methodologies and active, hands-on coding and application design experience
    • High level of comfort communicating effectively across internal and external organizations
    • You have hands-on experience in one or more of edge computing, IOT, AI/ML, Blockchain and/or mobile development.
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