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Senior Cloud Advisory Consultant

Virtual, USA | Amazon

  • Industry:
    Internet / Online Media
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  • Functions:
    Consulting - IT
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We're hiring Advisory consultants in our Professional Services (ProServe) organization that can be obsessed about our customers and the "non-technical" elements of their cloud transformation journey. Our ProServe Advisory consultants will engage with customers to help them establish their overall cloud journey vision, their business drivers, how they want to operate in the future, their roadmap to get there, and then help them execute upon that vision and roadmap.

Professional Services engage in a wide variety of projects for customers and partners, providing collective experience from across the AWS customer base and are obsessed about strong success for the Customer. Our team collaborates across the entire AWS organization to bring access to product and service teams, to get the right solution delivered and drive feature innovation based upon customer needs.

Our ProServe Advisory consultants will have the vision to map out a customer's entire cloud journey, but then help dive deep in with the customer on the "Business Capabilities" that are required as part of their journey (AWS Cloud Adoption Framework perspectives; Business, Governance, and People).

This role is aligned to an Enterprise / Business Architect advisor that helps organizations look at the overall transformation elements required in a customer’s journey and how they engage the business as part of their journey.

· Engage with the IT and business executives for our customers and advise them on the right non-technical changes required in their journey with AWS.

· Create scalable and reusable change management templates and deliverables, stakeholder assessments, change impact analyses, communication plans, learning plans, etc. that can be leveraged and used by ProServe consultants and partners worldwide.

· Ability to have one or more deep dives in; business case development, business architecture, organizational change management, IT Governance, data center migrations, ITSM, ITIL, TOGAF, COBIT, PMBOK, or IT process & compliance.

· Engage deeply with C-level executives to define and execute enterprise-wide transformation programs.

· Identify motivators and drivers for cloud adoption and unlocking business value for our customers; Creating compelling business cases for the transition to the cloud.

· Collaborate with other ProServe specialist teams to drive and shape solutions to accelerate our customer’s business outcomes

· Develop and promote governance models supporting the consistent use of cloud technologies aligned to institutional strategies and policies.

· Enable the People change critical to sustained business performance: Skills, Capabilities, and organizational design

Amazon aims to be the most customer centric company on earth. Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers critical applications for hundreds of thousands of businesses in 190 countries around the world. We are looking for someone who is passionate about:

· 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.

· Enjoy working with Public Sector customers. You will have a passion for educating, training, designing, and building cloud solutions for a diverse and challenging set of government customers.


· Demonstrated industry leadership in the areas of IT operations, cloud computing, IT strategy, business architecture, or enterprise architecture

· Written and verbal communication skills, including group leadership and executive presentations.

· Be mobile and travel to client locations as needed. Estimated 25-50% travel requirement.

· Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges

· Strong Program Management capabilities

· Bachelor’s degree

· This position may require that the candidate selected is a U.S. citizen and able to obtain Public Trust status with the Federal Government.


· Enterprise Architecture certifications / Frameworks (TOGAF, Zachman, GGEIT, Prosci, CCMP, EA Practitioner, CEA, Certified Business Architect)

· Track record of conducting a cloud transformation as an AWS customer or consulting with a customer in their own AWS transformation

· Master’s / MBA degree preferred

· Experience in an IT strategy & enterprise architecture consulting practice that is focused on Cloud or being in the IT strategy & enterprise architecture role within a company who executed on a cloud migration

· Experience in creating and executing organizational change management strategies as part of a transformation

· Experience in technology/software sales consulting or equivalent skills

· Understanding of Federal Government application, server, and network security requirements such as ICD 503, FISMA and FedRAMP.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

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