Onsite Infrastructure Specialist SA

Last updated 1 hours ago
Job Type:Full Time

This role is advertised as Sydney but can also be performed from Melbourne or Canberra.
As a Solutions Architect at AWS, you’ll build technical relationships with Public Sector customers of all sizes and operate as their trusted advisor, ensuring they get the most out of the cloud at every stage of their journey.
As an On-Site infrastructure Specialist Solution Architect you are an experienced and motivated technologist with a passion for creating strategies, best practices and solving complex business challenges. Focusing on helping our Solutions Architect team integrate with On-Site Infrastructure including the AWS Outposts offering. Outposts brings native AWS services, infrastructure, and operating models to virtually any data center, co-location space, or on-premises facility. Customers can use the same APIs, the same tools, the same hardware, and the same functionality across on-premises and the cloud to deliver a truly consistent hybrid experience. Outposts can be used to support workloads that need to remain on-premises due to low latency or local data processing needs. AWS Outposts infrastructure is fully managed, maintained, and supported by AWS to deliver access to the latest AWS services.

You will also support other onsite Infrastructure such as our Snow family. You skills and experience in networking, security and/or converged infrastructure will help you to help customers build solutions that integrate AWS infrastructure into their own data centers.
You will participate in the creation and sharing of best practices, technical content and new reference architectures (e.g. white papers, code samples, blog posts) and evangelize and educate about AWS technology (e.g. through workshops, user groups, meetups, public speaking, online videos or conferences).
If you can educate AWS customers about the art of the possible, while challenging the impossible, come build the future with us.
As a public sector Solutions 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 AWS cloud services within strategic accounts.
A note on qualifications – the qualification list below reflects the typical candidate for a Solutions Architecture role at AWS, many people in these roles have a variety of backgrounds and journeys and we welcome a chance to discuss how your skills might fit in our team.


  • Experience with any of the following virtualization technologies such as VMware, KVM, HyperV, Xen Hypervisor, Kubernetes, Docker
  • Experience designing networking, storage, and compute solutions
  • Experience with enterprise architecture, IT infrastructure, and operations
  • Fluent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • A passion for technology and for learning


The following qualifications are desired but not required:
  • Experience designing, building, refactoring or operating large scale and impactful IT systems - either on premises or in the cloud
  • Working knowledge of cloud native architectures
  • Knowledge of a modern programming language (Python, JavaScript, Go, .Net, Java, etc.) and/or scripting, Infrastructure as Code etc.
  • In-depth working knowledge in a technology domain such as distributed internet-scale web or mobile applications, DevOps, Analytics, Machine Learning, high-performance databases (SQL and/or NoSQL), complex networking implementations, highly secured workloads etc.
  • Experience working in a customer-facing role or a role which involved public speaking
• AWS certification (e.g. AWS Solutions Architect Associate or Professional) or other industry certification