Amazon Corporate LLC Senior Solutions Architect, Strategic Accounts in Seattle, Washington
At Amazon Web Services, we believe cloud is the new normal and it is propelling organizations to adopt cloud technologies to fuel transformative business initiatives. Our customers are interested in leveraging AWS to increase agility, improve security, reduce costs and expand globally. AWS Solutions Architects (SA) are at the forefront of this change. SA's help our customers build highly scalable, flexible, resilient, secure and cost-effective cloud architectures. As a trusted customer advocate, the SA helps organizations adopt advanced cloud-based solutions and migrate existing on premise workloads to the cloud. In this role, SA's will have the opportunity to help shape and execute a strategy to build mind share and broad use of AWS technologies for large, strategic customers.The ideal candidate should possess a breadth of technical knowledge as well as depth in one or two areas of interest. A successful candidate will exhibit a firm grasp of technical fundamentals and the ability to learn complex new technologies quickly. A "builder" mentality that loves to tinker with technology is an asset. The ideal candidate will also possess customer facing skills that will enable them to be strong advocates of AWS within the customer's environment. They should be comfortable driving discussions with a wide range of customer personnel from enterprise architects to developers regarding trade-offs, best practices, and risk mitigation.Your broad responsibilities will include: owning the customer technical engagement, working cross-organizationally to facilitate widespread use and adoption of the AWS platform, 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.Basic Qualifications* 10+ years design and implementation experience with large distributed applications* 10+ years of experience in core disciplines (E.g. compute, networking, storage, security, database architecture)* Working knowledge of software development tools and methodologies* Technical degree required; Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent* Working knowledge of cloud technologies* Experience presenting to both large and small audiences (Executives, IT Management, and developers)* Experience communicating across internal and external organizationsAmazon 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.