• Senior Solutions Architect

    Location US-CA-San Francisco
    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/29/2019 9:41 AM)
    Job ID
    786278
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Amazon is where innovation, risks, and ideas are celebrated. We are builders. We try new things and dream big dreams. At Amazon Web Services (AWS), we are inventing the future of cloud computing. AWS is where the cloud first came to life. Now we’re inventing for the decades ahead. It is still Day 1 for us, and we are looking for curious people to be part of our diverse teams of thinkers, testers, and doers. Come join us and work with the latest cloud computing technologies that enable our customers to do more with their technology and change the world in their respective industries.

    We are looking for Solutions Architects to join our AWS team in San Francisco or Seattle. We need a variety of skills to help shape and deliver on our cloud strategy for our global customers and partners. In AWS, you’ll find teams of focused builders whose ability to invent is only limited by their imaginations. As a trusted customer advocate, the solutions architect will help organizations understand advanced cloud-based solutions and how to migrate existing workloads to the cloud. You will have the opportunity to help shape and execute a strategy to build mind share and broad use of AWS within organizations ranging from new start-ups to large enterprise customers. The ability to link technology with measurable business value is critical to a solutions architect.”
    This role requires domestic travel up to 30%. The candidate can be based out of San Francisco or Seattle locations.

    Roles and Responsibilities
    • Partner with the sales team, formulate and execute a sales strategy to exceed revenue objectives through the adoption of AWS
    • Educate customers on the value proposition of AWS, and participate in deep architectural discussions to ensure solutions are designed for successful deployment in the cloud
    • Build deep relationships with senior technical individuals within customers to enable them to be cloud advocates
    • Conduct 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 within the AWS solutions architect community
    • As a key member of the business development and sales team, ensure success in building and migrating applications, software and services on the AWS platform
    • Author or otherwise contribute to AWS customer-facing publications such as whitepapers
    • Act as a technical liaison between customers and product teams and help evolve the AWS platform

    Basic Qualifications

    Basic Qualifications

    • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science, Technology, Engineering, Math or 7+ year’s work experience in technical role in lieu of no Bachelor’s degree.
    • 7+ years of experience in software design, implementation, or consulting experience with distributed applications.
    • 3+ years of experience in infrastructure architecture, database architecture and networking

    Preferred Qualifications

    Preferred Qualifications
    • Graduate degree in Computer Science, Technology, Engineering or Math.
    • Experience architecting, operating cloud-based solutions.
    • AWS Solution Architecture certification or relevant cloud expertise.
    • Experience migrating or transforming legacy customer solutions to the cloud.

    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

    Amazon Web Services is hiring. For more information: http://aws.amazon.com/careers/
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