Amazon

Principal Cloud Advisory Consultant

3+ months agoHerndon, VA

DESCRIPTION

Do you like helping U.S. Intelligence Community agencies implement innovative cloud computing solutions and solve technical problems? Do you love leading customers through a variety of projects involving IT strategy, distributed architecture implementation, and hybrid Cloud operations? Can you lead world class teams that drive breakthrough mission outcomes using new IT deliver models?

We're hiring Advisory consultants in our Professional Services (ProServe) organization that can be obsessed about our customers and the "non-technical" elements of their cloud transformation journey. Our ProServe Advisory consultants will engage with customers to help them establish their overall cloud journey vision, their business drivers, how they want to operate in the future, their roadmap to get there, and then help them execute upon that vision and roadmap.

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.

Our ProServe Advisory consultants will have the vision to map out a customer's entire cloud journey, but then help dive deep in with the customer on the "Business Capabilities" that are required as part of their journey (AWS Cloud Adoption Framework perspectives; Business, Governance, and People).

This role is aligned to an Enterprise / Business Architect advisor that helps organizations look at the overall transformation elements required in a customer's journey and how they engage the business as part of their journey.
This position is open to a candidate who is willing to relocate. The position requires domestic travel to customer sites.

This position requires that the candidate selected be a U.S. citizen and must currently possess and maintain an active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph and satisfy other security related requirements.
• Engage with the IT and business executives for our customers and advise them on the right non-technical changes required in their journey with AWS.
• Create scalable and reusable change management templates and deliverables, stakeholder assessments, change impact analysis, communication plans, learning plans, etc. that can be leveraged and used by ProServe consultants and partners worldwide.
• Ability to have one or more deep dives in; business case development, business architecture, organizational change management, IT Governance, data center migrations, ITSM, ITIL, TOGAF, COBIT, PMBOK, or IT process & compliance.
• Engage deeply with C-level executives to define and execute enterprise-wide transformation programs.
• Identify motivators and drivers for cloud adoption and unlocking business value for our customers; Creating compelling business cases for the transition to the cloud.
• Collaborate with other ProServe specialist teams to drive and shape solutions to accelerate our customer's business outcomes
• Develop and promote governance models supporting the consistent use of cloud technologies aligned to institutional strategies and policies.
• Enable the People change critical to sustained business performance: Skills, Capabilities, and organizational design
Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and we host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon's culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 14 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

We're dedicated to supporting new team members. Our team has a broad mix of experience levels and Amazon tenures, and we're building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship.

Our team also puts a high value on work-life balance. Striking a healthy balance between your personal and professional life is crucial to your happiness and success here, which is why we aren't focused on how many hours you spend at work or online. Instead, we're happy to offer a flexible schedule so you can have a more productive and well-balanced lifeboth in and outside of work.
For more information please reach out to Chris Widmann (widmannc@amazon.com)

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

• Bachelor's degree in information technology or computer science or equivalent experience
• 15+ years of IT consulting experience in Customer-facing roles
• Experience leading IT operations, cloud computing, IT strategy, business architecture, or enterprise architecture
• Experience with business, sales, and marketing groups
• Ability to travel to client locations in the Washington DC Metropolitan area to deliver professional services as needed
• Current, active US Government Security Clearance of Top Secret / SCI with Polygraph

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Masters/MBA degree
• Understanding of Federal Government application, server, and network security requirements such as ICD 503, FISMA, and FedRAMP.
• Enterprise Architecture certifications / Frameworks (TOGAF, Zachman, GGEIT, Prosci, CCMP, EA Practitioner, CEA, Certified Business Architect)
• Deep understanding of data center, cloud computing, adoption strategy and transition challenges
• Led a cloud migration initiative as an AWS customer or consulting with a customer in their own IT transformation
• Experience in an IT strategy & enterprise architecture that is focused on public cloud
• Experience on creating and executing organizational change management strategies as part of a larger transformation
• Experience selling and delivering billable professional services
• Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges
• Use of AWS services in distributed environments with Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, HP, SAP etc

Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and we host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon's culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 14 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, visit US Disability Accommodations.