Senior Cloud Application Architect - Sydney or Melbourne

Last updated 32 minutes ago
Job Type:Full Time

Are you an experienced cloud architect/developer who can assist our customers in architecting, developing and re-engineering applications that can fully leverage the AWS Cloud? Do you like to work on a variety of game changing projects, at the forefront of application development and cloud technology adoption?

In order for applications to be cloud optimized they need to be architected correctly enabling them to reap the benefits of elasticity, horizontal scalability, automation and high availability. On the AWS platform services such as Amazon EC2, Auto Scaling, Elastic Load Balancing, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, Amazon Elastic Container Services to name just a few, provide opportunities to design and build cloud ready applications.

Amazon Web Services is looking for highly talented hands on technical architects to help accelerate our growing Professional Services business. This is an excellent opportunity to join Amazon’s world class technical teams, working with some of the best and brightest engineers while also developing your skills and furthering your career within one of the most innovative and progressive technology companies.

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.

We are looking for hands on architects/developers who are passionate about:
  • Helping customers architect scalable, highly available application solutions that leverage AWS services
  • Architecting and developing customer applications to be cloud optimized
  • Working as a technical leader along side customer business, development and infrastructure teams.
  • Providing deep software development knowledge with respect cloud architecture, design patterns and programming
  • Leading customer projects in refactoring and re:platform applications
  • Advising and implementing AWS best practices
  • Working as both an infrastructure and application development specialist
  • Agile software development and DevOps
  • Implementing DevOps practices such as infrastructure as code, continuous integration and automated deployment

    Our Consultants work with enterprise customers locally, regionally and potentially domestically. As such, Consultants must have the ability to travel to client locations to sell and deliver professional services as needed.

    This role can be based in either Sydney or Melbourne.


  • Extensive IT implementation experience and consulting skills
  • Deep hands-on experience leading the design, development and deployment of business software at scale or current hands on technology infrastructure, network, compute, storage, and virtualization experience
  • Experience with IT compliance and risk management requirements (eg. security, privacy, etc.)
  • 8+ years of C# and .NET or equivalent software development experience
  • Experience with .NET Core, ASP.NET Core, or equivalent
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and organisational skills
  • Excellent cross group collaboration, negotiation and communication skills
  • 5+ years of experience in building on web technologies and frameworks (JavaScript/TypeScript/HTML/CSS/AngularJS/ReactJS)
  • 5+ years software development experience in full product cycle: design, development, release and maintenance
  • 5+ years of experience with relational databases and SQL
  • Experience with delivering largescale cloud-based services using Azure, AWS or equivalent
  • Experience with DevOps work item tracking, build, and release systems, or equivalent
  • Experience with setting up automations through scripting language such as PowerShell, Bash, Python, etc.
  • Drive to increase efficiencies through automation


  • Extensive experience architecting, designing and developing applications in an AWS Cloud environment
  • Design services with a strong focus on high availability and scalability, robustness, and observability.
  • Built software prototypes and conduct experiments to evaluate alternative architectures
  • Experience with Continuous Integration tools (e.g. Jenkins)
  • Strong scripting skills (e.g. Powershell, Python, Bash, Ruby, Perl, etc.)
  • Strong practical application development experience on Linux and Windows-based systems
• Bachelor degree or equivalent experience