Amazon Web Services, Inc.

Sr. Solutions Architect

Amazon Web Services, Inc.

April 24, 2021

  • 10+ years enterprise IT application experience that includes at least 2 years of hands-on software development, DevOps engineering, or systems architecture.
  • 2+ years design/implementation/consulting experience with distributed applications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering/MIS, Math or related field or equivalent experience
This req can sit anyplace on the East Coast. DC, MD, VA, NC, PA, DE, NJ, NY, MA, FL, SC.
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 Solutions Architect to help accelerate our growing 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 while working with a world class sales and business development team. You will lead efforts to capture and share best-practice knowledge with 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.
This role requires candidates to be US Citizens
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.
  • Intermediate/advanced knowledge of AWS services, market segments, customer base and industry verticals
  • Prior experience in a technical role within a sales organization
  • Experience working for or working with software companies
  • Demonstrated experience leading or developing high quality, enterprise scale software products using a structured system development life cycle
  • Understanding of application, server, and network security (NIST 800-53, NIST-800-171, FedRAMP, DoD CC SRG, CJIS, PCI)
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role
This req can sit anyplace on the East Coast. DC, MD, VA, NC, PA, DE, NJ, NY, MA, FL, SC.