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Sr. Solutions Architect

Sr. Solutions Architect

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Amazon Web Services, Inc.
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North American Teams - AWS

Job Description

The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace is a popular platform that allows customers to easily try, buy and provision a vast selection AWS technology partner software. As a Solutions Architect on this team you will have the opportunity to work with engineers, product teams and the AWS community to help shape and grow the range of software available on the AWS Marketplace. The role requires the ability to both think strategically about business and product priorities and dive deep into technical challenges.

Your broad responsibilities will include owning the technical engagement with strategic partners, ensuring that AWS partner products are architected and configured to AWS Marketplace technical specifications and mechanisms, and supporting the necessary requirements around areas such as security, packaging, configurability and deployment.

This role requires strong customer-facing skills coupled with solid Linux system administration and infrastructure automation experience.

This position requires that applicant selected be a U.S. citizen and obtain and maintain a TS/SCI US Government clearance with polygraph. TS/SCI eligibility is not required to start; however, the applicant selected will be subject to a Single-Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified national security information. Applicants with a current SSBI, SBPR, or PPR, may be eligible for crossover in accordance with ICPG 704.4.

**For additional information or to email your resume directly, please send to Chris Widmann at**

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years of hands-on system administration experience and strong knowledge of the software development lifecycle
  • Good knowledge of security threats and counter-measures
  • Strong background in Linux and Microsoft Windows operating systems, including familiarity with the Linux kernel
  • Experience working with end-user or developers communities
  • Strong written communications skills
  • BA/BS degree required; Computer Science, Math or Technical background highly desired
  • Some travel is required

Please send you're resume to Chris Widmann for further consideration.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience leading or developing high quality, enterprise scale software products using a structured system development lifecycle
  • Experience in technology/software sales consulting or equivalent skills
  • Professional experience architecting/deploying/operating solutions built on AWS
  • Experience working within software development or Internet-related industries
  • Experience migrating or transforming legacy customer solutions to the cloud
  • Understanding of Federal Government application, server, and network security requirements such as ICD 503, FISMA and FedRAMP.