Senior Cloud Infrastructure Architect - Edge Specialist

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Job Type:Full Time

Are you a Senior Infrastructure Architect and a subject matter expert in AWS Edge? Do you like to solve the most complex and large-scale compute challenges in the world today? Do you want to have an impact in the development and use of new edge technologies? Would you like a career that gives you opportunities to help customers and partners use Cloud computing web services to build new solutions, faster, and at lower cost? Do you like to gain the deepest customer and partner insights using edge technologies?
Do you have a unique combination of deep technical knowledge, business acumen and strong interpersonal skills? Do you enjoy innovating? Do you want to influence industry? Do you find it rewarding to educate colleagues and customers? Do you want to learn the very latest in cloud technologies and apply them to some of the most interesting computing workloads in the world? If so, AWS is looking for you!

Amazon aims to be the most customer-centric company on Earth. Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers critical applications for hundreds of thousands of businesses in 190 countries around the world. At AWS, customer obsession is in our DNA. The successful candidate will get the opportunity to work with a wide array of AWS infrastructure architects and specialists, as well as being brought in as the Network/Edge expert to meet with customers and partners. This position is for a highly technical Subject Matter Expert that can dive deep, work with customers, and work with internal teams to design next generation Network and Edge-based architectures.

Candidates should be knowledgeable and have hands-on experience with network concepts including routing, peering, VPNs, DNS, and more. Additionally, the candidate should have hands-on experience with Edge-based tools in support of Content Delivery Networks (CDNs), Web Application Firewalls (WAF), and/or DDoS mitigation. Experience working with customers is required to demonstrate and explain solutions that have been implemented. Customer meetings may include customer roles across developers, IT professionals, managers, and executives.

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.

This is a customer-facing role. You will be required to travel to client locations and deliver professional services as needed.


  • AWS network knowledge and in-depth implementation experience with Transit Gateway, VPC architecture and configuration, VPNs, and EC2 load balancing.
  • AWS Edge knowledge with in-depth implementation experience with Cloudfront, WAF, Shield, and Lambda@Edge.
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent experience
  • 10+ or more years of large-scale infrastructure Architecture experience
  • 10+ years of experience architecting and implementing enterprise-scale networks
  • 10+ years of experience architecting and implementing enterprise security solutions
  • 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 software development life cycle (SDLC) and agile/iterative methodologies required
  • Experience with IT compliance and risk management requirements (eg. security, privacy, SOX, HIPAA etc.)
  • Infrastructure automation through scripting/coding (E.g. shell, Python, Ruby, Powershell)
  • Linux and Windows-based systems administration skills in a Cloud or Virtualized environment
  • Experience with network virtualization and/or software defined networks
  • Experience in telecommunications-grade networks and connectivity services used by large enterprises.
  • Deep knowledge of IPv4 and IPv6 protocols and standards
  • Deep knowledge of layer 2 technologies, including MPLS and Ethernet
  • Deep knowledge of IP networking, VPN's, DNS, load balancing and firewall.
  • Understanding of CDN technologies and communications protocols


  • Strong track record of implementing AWS services in a variety of distributed computing environments
  • Hands-on experience implementing serverless architectures using AWS Lambda, SAM or similar
  • Leading highly-available and fault-tolerant enterprise and web-scale software deployments
  • Large scale migration experience Data Center to Data Center and/or Data Center to Cloud
  • Experience with other CDN providers and/or DDoS mitigation providers
  • Configuration management using CloudFormation, Chef and/or Puppet
  • Experience managing data center operations, including data assurance, monitoring, alerting and notifications
  • Expert level experience with data center networks and network topologies
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly
• Strong verbal and written communications skills are a must, as well as the ability to work effectively with customers as well as internal and external organizations and virtual teams

We are open to basing this role in any major city in Australia / New Zealand for the right candidate. This is a customer facing role therefore you may be required to work remotely and also travel to client locations in Asia Pacific, Japan and Greater China to deliver professional services where required.