Amazon Corporate LLC Chief Technologist, WWPS Education in Seattle, Washington
This position can be located anywhere in the Contiguous US.Are you a highly creative problem solver that works to inspire, motivate, and define cutting edge solutions? Are you a deeply technical generalist that can adapt quickly to new situations, identify opportunity, and build capabilities? Are you able to speak both the language of business and the language of technology?At Amazon Web Services, we're hiring Chief Technologists as trusted advisors to our sales leaders. Chief Technologists partner closely with sales leaders to drive the strategic technology capabilities that deliver long-term value for customers. Chief Technologists work across a global community of peers to identify common customer experiences; bring innovative thinking to customer challenges; advocate within AWS for our customers; and inspire, motivate, and inform technical field teams. Chief Technologists Think Big, and they engage internally to AWS and externally with industry to advance the needs of our customers.Responsibilities:* Evangelize Amazon's Culture of Innovation* Identify, synthesize, capture, and share common customer patterns* Partner with customer tech leaders, including CIOs and CTOs* Serve as the AWS executive technical sponsor for strategic customer initiatives* Drive technical capabilities aligned to business strategy* Guide customers on their cloud journey* Participate in industry events* Contribute to and help publish content that supports scale, standardization, and repeatability* Understand and participate in Public Sector acquisition activities, including technical guidance and demonstrationsHere at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and we host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon's culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 14 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.* Bachelor's degree in computer science, mathematics, or equivalent experience* 10+ years in a technology-related leadership/executive position, preferably supporting public sector* Experience across multiple technology domains (e.g., compute, storage, networking, data/analytics, ML)* A career demonstrating an increase in responsibility* Demonstrated ability to influence non-technical and technical executives in solution design and implementation strategies.* Demonstrated experience advising sales, client account management, or relevant customer experienceAmazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.