Job DescriptionAmazon Web Services (AWS) is looking for Solutions Architects to partner with our most strategic customers in designing some of the most advanced cloud architectures running on AWS. SAs in the Strategic Accounts Solutions Architects group will demonstrate their technical depth, strong interpersonal skills and passion to solve customer\u2019s business problems. You will be part of a culture of innovation where you\u2019ll use AWS services to help our customers rapidly get products and services to market through continuous delivery solutions, building highly scalable web & mobile applications, architecting large scale micro-services solutions for delivering content globally, designing Exabyte scale storage solutions, and enabling data-driven decision making through big data technologies.As a member of the core sales team, you will drive revenue growth across a defined set of customers. As a trusted customer advocate you will help organizations understand and implement best practices around 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 mindshare and broad use of AWS. You will also need to be adept at interacting, communicating and partnering with other teams within AWS such as services teams, marketing, and professional services, as well as representing your team to executive management.Here are some other qualities we\u2019re looking for:
Be great fun to work with. At AWS, we have a credo of \u201cWork hard. Have fun. Make history\u201d. 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 be eager to make a big impact.
You are intellectually curious and enjoy keeping your existing technical skills honed while developing new ones, so you can make strong contributions to deep architecture discussions. You will regularly take part in deep-dive education and design exercises to create world-class solutions built on AWS.
Roles & Responsibilities
Building and maintaining technical trusted advisor relationships with influential technical decision makers for the successful adoption and deployment of AWS services and technologies
Work in collaboration with the sales team to create and execute business plans to accelerate the adoption of AWS, exceed revenue goals, and drive customer satisfaction
Coordinating a global virtual team encompassing key stakeholders in closing opportunities
Drive the AWS platform by aligning customer requirements with AWS service teams\u2019 roadmaps
Identify and share best-practice knowledge amongst the AWS solutions architect community
Author or contribute to AWS customer-facing publications such as whitepapers, tutorials, blogs, etc.
Position requires travel -- generally, between 0 - 25%
10 years design/implementation/consulting experience of large-scale, distributed applications
Technical degree required; Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer \u2013 Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual OrientationPursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
Professional experience architecting/operating solutions built on AWS or other public cloud providers
Experience developing large scale application architectures to meet business requirements in complex environments
History of successful technical sales consulting and architecture engagements
Ability to deliver high quality documents paying attention to detail
Presentation skills with a high degree of comfort speaking with executives, IT management, and engineers
Excellent communication skills with the ability to right level the conversation
Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer \u2013 Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation
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Amazon, a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, Washington, is the global leader in e-commerce. Since Jeff Bezos started Amazon in 1995, we have significantly expanded our product offerings, international sites, and worldwide network of fulfillment and customer service centers. Today, Amazon offers everything from books and electronics to tennis rackets and diamond jewelry. We operate sites in Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain and United Kingdom and maintain dozens of fulfillment centers around the world which encompass more than 26 million square feet.