Solutions Architect

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Job Type:Full Time

Solutions Architect

Do you love tackling new business challenges using cutting edge technology? Do you have a history of creatively solving traditional business challenges? As a Solution Architect within Amazon Web Services (AWS), you will have the opportunity to help shape and deliver on a strategy to build mind share and broad use of Amazon’s web services within key customer accounts. Do you have an affinity for software engineering, data science and applied machine learning ?

You will collaborate with customers, partners and other AWS teams to own the technical engagement, crafting architectures that work back from customer's business needs and accelerate their adoption. You will develop a deep expertise in AWS technologies as well as broad know-how around how applications and services are constructed using the AWS platform.

The ideal candidate will possess experience working in or leading software engineering teams at fast-moving companies within the tech industry; preferably background experience in data science and applied machine learning ; customer facing skills that will allow them to represent Amazon well within a customer’s environment or broader community and drive discussions with senior personnel; as well as a technical background that enables them to easily interact and give guidance to software developers and architects. S/he should also have a demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges.

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Typical Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a key technical member of the Solutions Architecture team in helping to ensure customer success in building applications and services on the AWS platform
  • Scope each customer engagement, with attention towards clear and well-defined objectives and success criteria
  • Own each technical engagement, and help ensure a timely and successful delivery of value.
  • Capture and share best-practice knowledge among the solution architect community
  • Understand the AWS market segments, customer base, and industry verticals
  • Support the evolution of the AWS platform and teams, such as connecting engineering to our customers or feedback
  • Understand and exploit internal Amazon systems
  • Hire, mentor and develop AWS sales and solutions architecture teams to provide expert advice to our customers
  • Enjoy positive and fun working environment that encourages a culture of building and experimentation

    AWS Solutions Architects drive change throughout the industry, what will you change?


    At Amazon Web Services, we don't mind being called "peculiar." We have our own way of doing things. We're obsessed with customers, we see beauty in simplifying the complex, and we're comfortable with being misunderstood. That might sound unorthodox, but our unusual approach and our culture - focused on removing obstacles so builders can build - are part of why our people enjoy working in AWS.

    We’re passionate about supporting the needs of our people and their family members. Benefits include Medical Cover, Employee Assistance Programs and Global Mobility opportunities.


Basic Qualifications

  • Relevant IT experience in a combination of technology
  • Software development experience, understanding development environments, tools, frameworks and engineering processes
  • Knowledge of emerging, current infrastructure architectures, processes, frameworks, technologies and tools
  • Affinity for data science and/or applied machine learning
  • Practical technical capabilities to allow for experimentation and prototyping over our new services and features
  • Strong communication (verbal and written) skills. Experience communicating with both technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Up to 20% travel when restrictions safely allow


Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in field of Machine Learning and/or Data Science
• Practical experience and certifications in large scale cloud platforms

We passionately believe that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. Recruiting are decisions based on your experience and skills. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.

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