Amazon.com Senior Solutions Architect in Herndon, Virginia

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 Partner 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., Amazon Lambda, Amazon S3, Amazon EC2, and Amazon CloudFront) directly with our ecosystem of systems integrators, consulting and technology partners. 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 AWS partners 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.

  • 7+ years of design/implementation/consulting experience with distributed applications.

  • 5+ years of experience in infrastructure architecture, database architecture and networking.

  • Technical degree required; Computer Science background highly desired.

  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly.

  • Experience working within software development or Internet-related industries.

  • Experience migrating or transforming legacy customer solutions to the cloud.

  • Understanding of application, server, and network security and government requirements such as FISMA/FedRAMP, HIPAA or CJIS.

  • Intermediate/advanced knowledge of the AWS services, market segments, customer base and industry verticals.

  • Professional experience architecting/operating solutions built on AWS.

  • Working knowledge of software development tools and methodologies.

  • Presentation skills with a high degree of comfort with both large and small audiences.

  • Strong written communication skills.

  • High level of comfort communicating effectively across internal and external organizations.

AMZR Req ID: 462188