Do you like helping customers implement innovative cloud computing solutions and solve technical problems? Would you like to do this using the latest cloud computing technologies?
Do you have a knack for helping groups understand application architectures and integration approaches, and the consultative and leadership skills to launch a project on a trajectory to success?
Are you familiar with security best practices for applications, servers, and networks? Do you want to be part of the business development team helping to establish Amazon Web Services (AWS) as a leading technology platform?
Would you like to be part of a business development group, but have your opinion valued as a technical resource as part of planning and strategies?
Amazon Internet Services Private Limited is looking for Solutions Architect to help accelerate our growing Education, Education Technology (EDU / EdTech), and Research business as part of the World Wide Public Sector practice.
This is an excellent opportunity to join Amazon’s technical teams, and technical managers while also developing your skills and furthering your career within one of the most innovative and progressive technology companies anywhere.
As a Solutions Architect within AISPL, you will have the opportunity to help shape and deliver on a strategy to build broad use of Amazon's utility computing web services (e.
g., AWS EC2, AWS S3, AWS RDS, and AWS CloudFront) directly with customers and our ecosystem of system integrators and solution providers.
Your broad responsibilities will include : owning the technical engagement and ultimate success around specific implementation projects;
defining implementation architectures, responding to RFPs, 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;
and being a subject matter expert on security as it relates to customer applications and services.
As a Solutions Architect on our team, you will provide exceptional technical design and thought leadership to the EDU, Research and EdTech markets for cloud computing working with a world class business development team.
You will lead efforts to capture and share best-practice knowledge amongst the AWS solution architect community. You will gain the opportunity to learn from, collaborate with, and educate some of the brightest technical minds in the industry today across the breadth of enterprise architecture.
Roles & Responsibilities :
Serve as a key member of the account management and business development team in helping to ensure customer success in building and migrating applications, software and services on the AWS platform.
Engage systems integrators and support their technical implementation efforts in AWS.
Closely collaborate with broader AISPL account management teams, and support and promote AWS Consulting and Technology Partners in order to deliver maximum value to customers.
Assist solution providers working with Education & Research organisations to define and implement technical and business strategies that will enable them to sell more of their offerings on the AWS platform.
Develop and deliver compelling presentations, product demos, sample solutions, and discussions to drive awareness and adoption of Amazon Web Services in India Public Sector Education, Research and NPO organisations.
Gain industry recognition and credibility as a regular attendee, panelist and keynote speaker at AWS and third-party technology conferences, trade shows and press events.
Capture and share best practice knowledge with the worldwide AWS solution architect community, as well as your public sector SA team.
Understand the AWS market segments, customer base, and industry verticals in the India, especially in Education and Research.
The candidate will possess both technical and customer-facing skills that will allow them to be the technical face of Amazon within a solution provider's community as well as directly to end customers.
He or she will be able to drive discussions with senior personnel within an organisation, as well as the technical background that enables him or her to easily interact and give guidance to software developers, IT professionals, and architects in public sector markets.
The ideal candidate will also have a demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges.
The right person will :
Have minimum 10+ years of IT experience with at least 5 years in customer facing roles.
Be highly technical and analytical, possess significant experience of software development and / or IT and networking implementation / consulting experience, including some experience with public sector customers.
Have advisory / consulting experience (including some with public sector customers).
Have strong verbal and written communications skills, as well as the ability to work effectively across internal and external organisations and virtual teams.
Have business-fluent English.
Have executive speaking and presentation skills including experience delivering formal presentations (to both large and small groups) and white-boarding sessions.
The right person will :
Have experience working within the software development or Internet industries (highly desired).
Understand application, server, and network security and government certifications (highly desirable).
Have a technical degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or Mathematics (highly desirable).
Have a working knowledge of modern software development practices and technologies such as agile methodologies and DevOps (highly desirable).
Be AWS-certified (e.g. AWS Solutions Architect Associate or Professional).