Software Solutions Architect - ISV

Last updated 40 minutes ago
Location:Auckland
Job Type:Full Time

Come build the future with us! We are a company of builders with varying backgrounds, ideas and points of view who invent on behalf of our customers.

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 Solutions Architect (SA) 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 within key customer accounts in the ISV (Independent Software Vendor) space. We are looking for someone who is passionate about…


  • Solving complex problems across a set of ISV/SaaS customers
  • Thinking BIG and help customers forge their vision of the future
  • Exploring, learning and building on new technologies and discovering new ways of thinking
  • Helping customers achieve meaningful business outcomes through use of technology
  • Publicly sharing “the art of the possible” with customer, partners and communities
  • Collaboration and whiteboarding of ideas

    Your broad responsibilities will include owning the technical engagement and ultimate success of customer implementation projects, developing a deep expertise in AWS technologies, and 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 SaaS companies within the tech industry; have customer facing skills that will allow them to represent Amazon well within a customer’s environment and drive discussions with senior stakeholders. They should have a software development or architecture background that enables them to easily interact and give guidance to heads of technology, software developers, architects and technical teams. Candidates 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.
  • Capture and share best-practice knowledge among the SA community
  • Understand the AWS market segments, customer base, and industry verticals
  • Understand and use internal Amazon systems
  • Building relationships at various levels within our customer organisations
    Want to learn more about being a Solutions Architect at AMAZON Web Services? Follow the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Js21xKMFdww

    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

To thrive in this role it is anticipated that you will have:

  • In depth experience with the design and implementation of distributed applications
  • Experience designing modern cloud architectures
  • A drive to deliver the best outcome for your customer that goes beyond their expectations
  • Experienced in application architecture and full stack software development
  • Proficiency in a modern programming language such as Java, NodeJS, .NET, Go, Rust or Python
  • Knowledge of and advocate for Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment and Software Engineering best practices


    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working in fast paced SaaS companies
  • Presentation skills, comfortable speaking with executives, IT Management, and developers
  • Experience building event-driven, real-time data workflows and pipelines
  • Computer Science or Math background highly desired; working knowledge of software development practices and technologies highly desired
• AWS Certifications would be advantageous