Sr. Specialist Solutions Architect - Data Warehouse


Amazon Web Services (AWS) is looking for an experienced Data Warehouse Specialist Solutions Architect. This individual will be a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for leverage AWS analytics services (eg Redshift).

Specialist SA's spend roughly half their time engaging directly with customers and prospects in pre-sales situations. Projects range from solution design to full-blown POC/pilot deployments.

The remaining time is reserved for 1-to-many engagements where the Specialists share their knowledge with internal and external communities. Collateral includes blogs, reference architectures, white papers, and targeted success stories. Specialists leverage these deliverables into field-enablement materials for the broader SA population.

Primary Roles and Responsibilities

  • Evangelize current and future AWS services and technologies
  • Build and maintain technical trusted advisor relationships with influential technical decision makers for the successful adoption and deployment of AWS services and technologies
  • Collaborate with the sales team to create and execute business plans to accelerate the adoption of AWS, exceed revenue goals, and drive customer satisfaction
  • Capture and share best-practice knowledge amongst the AWS solutions architect community
  • Identify customer requirements and provide feedback into appropriate AWS services teams

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years design/implementation/consulting experience with data warehouse solutions
  • Deep experience with data analytics and Big Data solution stacks
  • Experience using and adapting to new technologies
  • Proven communication skills (written and verbal)
  • BS/MS in computer science or related discipline
  • Experience using and adapting cloud technologies
  • Open to domestic travel up to 25%

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional experience architecting/operating solutions built on AWS
  • Experience deploying production-grade machine learning solutions on public cloud platforms (AWS, GCP, Azure)

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