• Solutions Architect - Partner

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(7/2/2018 4:47 PM)
    Job ID
    Amazon Web Services, Inc.
  • Job Description

    Do you like automating enterprise applications to create repeatable deployments? Would you like to collaborate with some of the best known software companies in the world to showcase their technologies in the cloud? Do you want to engage in a mix of hands on technology, advising and evangelism?

    As a Partner Solution Architect focused on references within Amazon Web Services (AWS), you will have the opportunity to help shape and deliver on a strategy to reduce friction for enterprise software deployments. Your broad responsibilities will include developing references, evangelizing references, and using feedback and metrics to iterate on your references.

    The ideal candidate will be passionate about scripting on both Linux and Windows and have experience automating enterprise software deployments. The candidate should also have a demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required to be successful in this role.

    Roles & Responsibilities:
    As a member of the AWS Partner team, you will serve as a trusted advisor to promote our software vendor partners. This includes:
    • Map cloud best practices to partner product offerings
    • Use CloudFormation, Bash, Python and Powershell to script deployments
    • Write architectural guidance documentation to go with the reference
    • Evangelize references you own at our conferences and summits
    • Analyze metrics and collaborate with customers on references and iterate on them to serve as the gold standard references.
    • Capture and share best-practice knowledge with our broader Solution Architect community
    • Share customer feedback to internal product management and engineering teams to help drive the future of AWS

    Basic Qualifications

    • Some travel may be required (0-20%)
    • 7+ years of hands on administration or deployment automation.
    • Experience working with end user or developers communities.
    • BA/BS degree required
    • This position is based in Seattle, WA

    Preferred Qualifications

    • AWS Solutions Architecture Certification (Associate)
    • AWS Solutions Architecture Certification (Professional)
    • Knowledge of Chef, Puppet, Ansible, SaltStack for configuration management
    • Computer Science, Math or Technical background highly desired; Advanced Degree a plus
    • Strong verbal and written communications skills are a must. Past experience writing and publishing technical whitepapers desirable.

    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.

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