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Senior Solutions Architect, Amazon Web Services

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Company: Amazon

Location: Phoenix, AZ

Date Posted: December 27, 2014

Source: Amazon.com

Job Description

Do you like helping customers implement innovative cloud computing solutions and solve technical problems? Would you like to do this using the latest cloud computing technologies? Do you have a knack for helping groups understand application architectures and integration approaches, and the consultative and leadership skills to launch a project on a trajectory to success?

Are you familiar with security best practices for applications, servers, and networks? Do you want to be part of the business development team helping to establish Amazon Web Services (AWS) as a leading technology platform? Would you like to be part of a sales group, but have your opinion valued as a technical resource as part of planning and strategies?

Amazon Web Services is looking for a highly motivated Solutions Architect to help accelerate our growing State, Local and Education (SLED) business as part of the World Wide Public Sector practice. This is ...
Job Description

Do you like helping customers implement innovative cloud computing solutions and solve technical problems? Would you like to do this using the latest cloud computing technologies? Do you have a knack for helping groups understand application architectures and integration approaches, and the consultative and leadership skills to launch a project on a trajectory to success?

Are you familiar with security best practices for applications, servers, and networks? Do you want to be part of the business development team helping to establish Amazon Web Services (AWS) as a leading technology platform? Would you like to be part of a sales group, but have your opinion valued as a technical resource as part of planning and strategies?

Amazon Web Services is looking for a highly motivated Solutions Architect to help accelerate our growing State, Local and Education (SLED) business as part of the World Wide Public Sector practice. This is an excellent opportunity to join Amazon’s world class technical teams, working with some of the best and brightest engineers and technical managers while also developing your skills and furthering your career within one of the most innovative and progressive technology companies anywhere.

As a Solutions Architect within AWS, you will have the opportunity to help shape and deliver on a strategy to build broad use of Amazon's utility computing web services (e.g., AWS EC2, AWS S3, AWS RDS, and AWS CloudFront) directly with customers and our ecosystem of system integrators and solution providers. Your broad responsibilities will include: owning the technical engagement and ultimate success around specific implementation projects; defining implementation architectures, responding to RFPs, 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; and being a subject matter expert on security as it relates to customer applications and services.

As a Solutions Architect on our team, you will provide exceptional technical design and thought leadership to the SLED markets for cloud computing working with a world class sales and business development team. You will lead efforts to capture and share best-practice knowledge amongst the AWS solution architect community. You will gain the opportunity to learn from, collaborate with, and educate some of the brightest technical minds in the industry today across the breadth of enterprise architecture.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about the following….

* Creating, building, educating, training and designing cloud computing architectures for our Government & Education Partners
* Our company credo: “Work hard. Have fun. Make history.” It’s critical to love what you do and take pride in your value proposition to our customers.
* Deep-dive technical discussions around design and an intellectual curiosity to always keep your technical skills current while maintaining a pulse on industry trends

with experience in the following key areas:

* Executive Speaking and Presentation Skills – White board, small and large group presentations
* Technical – Web Services development/deployment experience, cloud computing
* Operational – Web site/services operations, management, and security
* Economical – Technical architecture cost benefit analysis

Basic Qualifications

* Minimum of 10 years enterprise IT application experience that includes at least 2 years of hands-on software development, DevOps engineering, or systems architecture

* Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Math or related field
* Minimum of 4 months cloud computing experience using publicly available services

Preferred Qualifications

* Intermediate/advanced knowledge of the AWS services, market segments, customer base and industry verticals
* Prior experience in a technical role within a sales organization

* Understanding of application, server, and network security and government requirements such as HIPAA or CJIS
* Demonstrated experience leading or developing high quality, enterprise scale software products using a structured system development lifecycle
** For more information on AWS, please visit http://aws.amazon.com **

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