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Solutions Architect

New York Area, NY, USA | Amazon

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    Internet / Online Media
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This is an ideal role for someone who has experience working for a global systems integrator, a large IT consulting firm, or a Fortune 1000 company. In this role, you will develop the technical capabilities of our Global System Integrators (GSIs) so they can be successful in the cloud. Working with these large partners is a team effort that will require influence and coordination with many stakeholders. You should be just as comfortable talking storage and networking with the VP of Infrastructure or continuous deployment with the DevOps team, TCO with the CFO, and cloud strategy with the CIO. If you are a problem solver with a broad technical skills, and have the ability to drive technical initiatives and cloud migration projects with the GSIs you will enjoy this role.

In this technical role, you will architect enterprise-grade Amazon Web Services solutions, own the technical relationship and deliverables for a GSI, develop and execute multi-day workshops, lead white boarding sessions, author white papers and blog posts, and respond to complex technical inquiries including RFPs. You will have the opportunity to dive deep on our Amazon Web Services technologies and will work side by side with some of the top technical talent in the industry. The preferred location for the individual is Virginia, NYC or Atlanta .

Roles & Responsibilities:

· Technical leader and trusted adviser in the area of cloud computing for our partners


· Work closely with Partner Development Managers to drive field level engagements

· Assist global system integrators earn the trust of customers by delivering multi-day technical workshops, lead white boarding sessions, executing on Proof of Concepts, and contributing to the construction of performant, scalable, secure, and highly available AWS solutions


· Demonstrate a bias for action and deep technical skills by authoring joint technical whitepapers with GSIs, technical case studies, and enterprise focused blog posts


· Dive deep on AWS Services as you develop reference architectures, presentations, and respond to RFPs


· Exhibit a combination of technical vision, creativity, technical acumen, and deep AWS technical skills by jointly designing and developing industry and vertical solutions


· Assist partners define the approach, tools, and end state architecture as they migrate customers to Amazon Web Services


· Expertise in four of these technology areas: relational databases, analytics, big data, IoT, enterprise applications, applications and web servers, application security, networking, data encryption, storage, or application development.


· Past experience leading white boarding sessions and delivering multi-day workshops to architects, operations staff, developers, and cloud technologist

· Demonstrated ownership of a large IT project or software development effort

· Experience writing technical training course content, white papers, technical articles, or blog posts

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

· Technical breath and depth:

· Technology Breadth: Demonstrate architectural best practices applied across a breadth of technologies to solve organizational problems, articulate views/roadmaps for future development, and understand the interaction between infrastructure, operations, and development

· Technology Depth: Demonstrate detailed knowledge of concepts, implementation, patterns, and issues of at least four technology areas

· Experience designing and implementing enterprise-grade architectures for Fortune 1000 companies

· Highly technical and analytical, possessing 10 or more years of related experience

· BS level degree required, computer science, business or math background preferred



· Broad based technology experience including: cloud computing, data warehousing, applications development, DevOps, IoT, relational databases, noSQL databases, MapReduce, analytics, networking, security, storage, compute, continuous deployment, and management and monitoring

· Experience executing large scale data center transformation or application migration and modernization projects

· Cloud and/or AWS experience; AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional/Associate Level, AWS Certified Developer - Associate Level, AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate Level

· Microsoft, Oracle, or SAP hands on experience or certifications

· Experience working with/for Global Systems Integrators and knowing the market landscape

· Visible IT Industry thought leadership on relevant topics related to enterprise IT infrastructure

· International technical sales and delivery experience w/ global F500 enterprise customers and partners

· Use of AWS services in distributed environments with Enterprise Software

· Advanced degrees in engineering and/or business

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

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