At AWS, we are looking for a Consultant with a successful record in producing high quality deliverables, leading small to medium size projects, and achieving customer outcomes by designing and developing complex and highly available cloud solutions.
Professional Services engage in a wide variety of projects for customers and partners, providing collective experience from across the AWS customer base and are obsessed about strong success for the Customer.
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.
You will collaborate with our customers and / or partners on key engagements and will develop and deliver proof-of-concept projects, technical workshops, feature comparisons, and execute migration projects.
Employ customer facing skills to represent AWS well within the customer s environment and drive discussions with technical and business teams.
As a key member of the team, ensure success in designing, building and migrating applications, software, and services on the AWS platform
Participate in architectural discussions and design exercises to create large scale solutions built on AWS and also be part of the development lifecycle.
Identity workarounds for specific issues and corner scenarios observed during migration
Automate solutions for repeatable problems
Develop test plan and testcases to demonstrate application / database readiness post migration
Work closely with application teams to ensure business functionality and SLAs are met
Consult for optimal design of database environments, analyzing complex distributed production deployments, and making recommendations to optimize performance
Develop innovative solutions to complex business and technology problems
Educate customers on the value proposition of AWS and AWS services
Partner with the sales team to design solutions for customers that drive AWS adoption and revenue
Conduct technical sessions for internal teams, partners and customers
12+ years of experience in a technical position.
4+ years on any Cloud Platform (AWS, Azure, Google etc).
Bachelor s degree in Information Science / Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or a related field.
Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations.
Infrastructure automation through DevOps scripting (E.g. shell, Powershell, Ansible, Terraform etc)
Strong hands-on experience on CI / CD tools like Jenkins, Team city etc.
Configuration management using CloudFormation and / or Chef / Puppet.
Implementing experience with primary AWS services (EC2, ELB, ECS, RDS, Lambda, API Gateway, Route53 & S3)
Deep hands-on experience leading the design, development and deployment of business software at scale.
Customer facing skills to represent AWS well within the customer s environment and drive discussions with senior personnel regarding trade-
offs, best practices, project management and risk mitigation
Leading highly-available and fault-tolerant enterprise and web-scale software deployments.
Experience in performance optimization techniques
High end Troubleshooting and Communication skills
Proven experience with software development life cycle (SDLC) and agile / iterative methodologies required
AWS Solutions Architect / DevOps / SysOps Certified
Strong practical Linux and Windows-based systems administration skills in a Cloud or Virtualized environment.
Experience in programming languages like Java / Python.
Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges
Integration of AWS cloud services with on-premise technologies from Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, HP, SAP etc.
Experience with IT compliance and risk management requirements (eg. security, privacy, SOX, HIPAA etc.).
Extended travel to customer locations may be required to sell and deliver professional services as needed