Senior Solutions Architect
- Seattle, WA
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is looking for a Solutions Architect in Irvine who is passionate about helping enterprise customers build infrastructures and applications at scale. Our solutions architects are experienced technologists with technical breadth and depth coupled with strong interpersonal skills. As a solutions architect, you will work directly with some of our largest customers to enable innovation through continuous deployment across technology stacks and demonstrate best practices around advanced cloud solutions.
You will partner with Sales, Professional Services, and several other AWS teams to craft highly scalable, flexible and resilient cloud architectures that address customer business problems and accelerate the adoption of our services. Our solutions architects build architectures and provide prescriptive guidance across networking, storage, operating systems, virtualization, RDBMS & NoSQL databases, Hadoop, and mid-tier technologies (application integration, security, in-memory caches). The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of large scale computing solutions and experience leading deep architecture discussions.
Roles and Responsibilities
As a key member of the SA team, ensure success in designing, building and migrating applications, software, and services on the AWS platform
Educate enterprise customers on the value proposition of AWS
Participate in deep architectural discussions and design exercises to create world-class solutions built on AWS while ensuring solutions are designed for successful deployment in the cloud
Author or otherwise contribute to AWS customer-facing publications such as whitepapers and proof of concepts
In partnership with the sales team, formulate and execute a sales strategy to exceed revenue objectives through the adoption of AWS
Build deep relationships with senior technical individuals within customers to enable them to be cloud advocates
Capture and share best-practice knowledge amongst the AWS solutions architect community
7+ years design/implementation/consulting experience with distributed applications
5+ years of experience in infrastructure architecture, database architecture and networking
Technical degree required; Computer Science or Math background desired
2+ years relevant experience in technology/software sales or pre-sales consulting
Working knowledge of software development tools and methodologies
Experience architecting/operating solutions build on AWS
Presentation skills with a high degree of comfort speaking with executives, IT Management, and developers
Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly
Experience migrating or transforming legacy customer solutions to the cloud
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, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.
The pay range for a position in Colorado starts at $122,300 per yr; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. A sign-on bonus and restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via Amazon's internal or external careers site.
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