Solutions Architect - AMAZON WEB SERVICES

Last updated 44 minutes ago
Job Type:Full Time

  • Do you love tackling new business challenges using cutting edge technology?
  • Do you have a history of creatively solving traditional business challenges?
  • Can you do it at pace and at scale?
    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.

    Your broad responsibilities will include: owning the technical engagement and ultimate success around specific implementation projects, and 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.

    The ideal candidate will possess experience working in or leading teams at fast-moving companies within the tech industry; customer facing skills that will allow them to represent Amazon well within a customer’s environment 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.

    Roles & 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. (Delivery of actual solutions to be done by AWS partners.)
  • Capture and share best-practice knowledge among the solution architect community
  • Understand the AWS market segments, customer base, and industry verticals
  • Understand and exploit internal Amazon systems
    Want to learn more about being a Solutions Architect at AMAZON Web Services, follow the link:


Can you...
  • describe a recent technology project that you built for fun?
  • explain how you decide which tech to use to solve a given problem?
  • outline the key decisions you'd need to make when designing a distributed and scalable system?
  • whiteboard architectures for highly available, secure systems?
  • walk someone through the benefits and drawbacks of a microservices architecture?
  • run through the differences between various version control systems?
  • explain what a CDN is and what value it offers for users?
  • describe what the difference is between ALB and ELB?
    If you answered “yes” to at least five of the above, we want to talk to you!


  • Computer Science or Math background highly desired; working knowledge of software development practices and technologies highly desired
• Degree in engineering, computer science or equivalent