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Cloud Application Architect

Cloud Application Architect

Job ID 
549683
Location 
US-NY-New York
Posted Date 
6/20/2017
Company 
Amazon Web Services, Inc.
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Job Description

Are you an experienced hands on cloud architect/developer who can assist our customers in architecting, developing and re-engineering applications that can fully leverage the AWS Cloud?

Do you like to work on a variety of cutting edge, business critical projects, at the forefront of application development and cloud technology adoption?

In order for applications to be cloud optimized they need to be architected correctly enabling them to reap the benefits of global scale, elasticity, automation and high availability. On the AWS platform services such as API Gateway, Lambda, ECS, SQS and Kinesis to name just a few, provide opportunities to design and build cloud ready applications.

Amazon Web Services is looking for highly talented hands on technical architects/Senior Developer to help accelerate our growing Professional Services business. This is an excellent opportunity to join Amazon’s world class technical teams, working with some of the best and brightest engineers while also developing your skills and furthering your career within one of the most innovative and progressive technology companies.

Here at AWS Professional Services, we engage in a wide variety of business critical and global scale projects for customers and partners and help them best utilize the ever-evolving AWS platform.
Our team collaborates across the entire AWS organization to bring access to product and service teams, to get the right solution delivered and drive feature innovation based upon customer needs.

We are looking for hands on architects/developers who are passionate about:

  • Working as a technical leader alongside customer business, development and infrastructure teams.
  • Architecting and Building highly scalable, cloud native applications on AWS platform utilizing core developer services like APIGateway, Lambda, SQS, Dynamo , ECS to name a few
  • Latest technology trends (serverless, containers ,micro services etc)
  • Migrating monolithic applications to micro services architectures
  • Advising and implementing AWS best practices
  • Working as application development specialist alongside the infrastructure architects.
  • Good exposure to Agile software development and DevOps practices such as infrastructure as code, continuous integration and automated deployment

Amazon aims to be the most customer centric company on earth. Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers critical applications for hundreds of thousands of businesses in 190 countries around the world.

Basic Qualifications

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
  • BS level technical degree or equivalent experience; Computer Science or Engineering background preferred; Master’s Degree desired.
  • 7-8+ years of an application programming and/or hands-on technical application architecture experience building large scale applications.
  • Hands on programing skills in any of the following: Python, Java, Node.js, Ruby, .NET,Go or Scala
  • Ability to travel to client locations as needed (25-50%)
  • Exposure to Agile development methodologies
  • Good experience with Continuous integration and continuous delivery
  • Good communication and presentation skills.

Preferred Qualifications

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Experience architecting, designing and programming applications in an AWS Cloud environment
  • Experience with designing and building application using Container and serverless technologies
  • Experience architecting highly available systems that utilize load balancing, horizontal scalability and high availability
  • Experience with continuous integration tools (e.g. Jenkins)
  • Experience with configuration management platforms (e.g. Chef, Puppet, Salt, or Ansible)
  • Strong practical application development experience on Linux and Windows-based systems
  • Extra curricula software development passion (e.g. active open source contributor)

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