Job DescriptionAre you an experienced cloud architect/developer who can assist our customers in architecting, developing and re-engineering applications that can fully leverage the AWS Cloud? Do you like to work on a variety of game changing projects, at the forefront of application development and cloud technology adoption?In order for applications to be cloud optimized they need to be architected correctly enabling them to reap the benefits of elasticity, horizontal scalability, automation and high availability. On the AWS platform services such as Amazon EC2, Auto Scaling, Elastic Load Balancing, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, Amazon Elastic Container Services to name just a few, provide opportunities to design and build cloud ready applications.Amazon Web Services is looking for highly talented hands on technical architects to help accelerate our growing Professional Services business. This is an excellent opportunity to join Amazon\u2019s world class technical teams, working with some of the best and brightest engineers while also developing your skills and furthering your career within one of the most innovative and progressive technology companies.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.We are looking for hands on architects/developers who are passionate about:\u2022 Helping customers architect scalable, highly available application solutions that leverage AWS services\u2022 Architecting and developing customer applications to be cloud optimized\u2022 Working as a technical leader along side customer business, development and infrastructure teams.\u2022 Providing deep software development knowledge with respect cloud architecture, design patterns and programming\u2022 Advising and implementing AWS best practices\u2022 Working as both an infrastructure and application development specialist\u2022 Agile software development and DevOps\u2022 Implementing DevOps practices such as infrastructure as code, continuous integration and automated deploymentAmazon 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.
Basic Qualifications\u2022 BS level technical degree or equivalent experience; Computer Science or Engineering background preferred; Masters Degree desired.\u2022 5 years of experience as a technical specialist in Customer-facing roles.\u2022 Hands-on technical application architect\u2022 5 years of an application programming\u2022 Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations.\u2022 Ability to travel to client locations as needed (25-50%)
Preferred Qualifications\u2022 Extensive experience architecting, designing and programming applications in an AWS Cloud environment\u2022 Experience with designing and building application using AWS services such as EC2, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, AWS OpsWorks\u2022 Experience architecting highly available systems that utilize load balancing, horizontal scalability and high availability\u2022 Hands on programing skills in any of the following: Python, Java, Node.js, Ruby, .NET or Scala\u2022 Agile software development expert\u2022 Experience with continuous integration tools (e.g. Jenkins)\u2022 Hands on familiarity with CloudFormation.\u2022 Experience with configuration management platforms (e.g. Chef, Puppet, Salt, or Ansible)\u2022 Strong scripting skills (e.g. Powershell, Python, Bash, Ruby, Perl, etc.)\u2022 Strong practical application development experience on Linux and Windows-based systems\u2022 Extra curricula software development passion (e.g. active open source contributor)
Website : http://www.amazon.com/
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.