Sr. Solutions Architect – AMAZON WEB SERVICES

  • Company:
    Amazon.com, Inc.
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    7 hours ago
  • Category:
    Warehouse

Sr. Solutions Architect – AMAZON WEB SERVICES

· Do you love tackling new business challenges using cutting edge technology?
· Do you have a history of creatively solving traditional business challenges?
· Can you do it at pace and at scale?
As a Solution Architect within Amazon Web Services (AWS), you will have the opportunity to help shape and deliver on a strategy to build mind share and broad use of Amazon’s web services within key customer accounts.

Your broad responsibilities will include: owning the technical engagement and ultimate success around specific implementation projects, and developing a deep expertise in the AWS technologies as well as broad know-how around how applications and services are constructed using the AWS platform.

The ideal candidate will possess experience working in or leading teams at fast-moving companies within the tech industry; customer facing skills that will allow them to represent Amazon well within a customer’s environment and drive discussions with senior personnel; as well as a technical background that enables them to easily interact and give guidance to software developers and architects. S/he should also have a demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges.

Roles & Responsibilities:
· Serve as a key technical member of the Solutions Architecture team in helping to ensure customer success in building applications and services on the AWS platform
· Scope each customer engagement, with attention towards clear and well-defined objectives and success criteria
· Own each technical engagement, and help ensure a timely and successful delivery of value. (Delivery of actual solutions to be done by AWS partners.)
· Capture and share best-practice knowledge among the solution architect community
· Understand the AWS market segments, customer base, and industry verticals
· Understand and exploit internal Amazon systems
Want to learn more about being a Solutions Architect at AMAZON Web Services, follow the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Js21xKMFdww

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

Can you…
· describe a recent technology project that you built for fun?
· explain how you decide which tech to use to solve a given problem?
· outline the key decisions you’d need to make when designing a distributed and scalable system?
· whiteboard architectures for highly available, secure systems?
· walk someone through the benefits and drawbacks of a microservices architecture?
· run through the differences between various version control systems?
· explain what a CDN is and what value it offers for users?
· describe what the difference is between ALB and ELB?
If you answered “yes” to at least five of the above, we want to talk to you!

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Computer Science or Math background highly desired; working knowledge of software development practices and technologies highly desired
· Degree in engineering, computer science or equivalent

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