Wednesday , February 21 2024

Jobs at Amazon – Sr. Solutions Architect

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Job Description:

In this role you will get to practice your creativity, linking technology to tangible solutions and educating AWS customers about the art of the possible. You will have the opportunity to define or invent cloud-native reference architectures for a variety of use cases (e.g. Migrations, Serverless and Container based architectures, Analytics and Big Data, DevOps or Security). The Solutions Architecture team is a diverse group of technologists from a variety of backgrounds. Practical knowledge of the AWS platform is desired but not required, provided you have a sound technical foundation and a desire to learn.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Share the voice of the customer to inform the roadmap of AWS features.
  • Advocate and educate about AWS technology (e.g. through workshops, user groups, meetups, public speaking, online videos or conferences).
  • Develop areas of depth in technical domains relevant to your interests and your customer’s outcomes.
  • Contribute to the growth of the Solutions Architecture organization by interviewing candidates and having a voice in hiring decisions. You will also be helping others develop new skills by mentoring team members.
  • Participate in the creation and sharing of best practices, technical content and new reference architectures (e.g. white papers, code samples, blog posts).
  • Work directly with customers to accelerate their projects and recommend best-practice architectures in line with their long-term business outcomes
  • Build technical relationships with customers and operate as their trusted advisor. The best interests of the customer will shape the guidance you provide.

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of a modern programming language (Python, JavaScript, Go, .Net, Java, etc.) and/or scripting, Infrastructure as Code etc.
  • In-depth working knowledge in a technology domain such as distributed internet-scale web or mobile applications, DevOps, Serverless, Migrations, Big Data, Analytics, Machine Learning, Enterprise workloads (SAP, VMware, Windows etc.), high-performance databases (SQL and/or NoSQL), complex networking implementations, highly secured workloads etc.
  • Fluent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Technical Degree (Computer Science, Maths, Engineering or equivalent) and/or relevant tech experience.
  • Background in one or more of the following: Cloud Architecture, Solutions Architecture, Systems Design, Software Development, Infrastructure Architecture, Data Engineering or DevOps
  • Working knowledge of cloud native architectures
  • Continued or advanced learning (Master, MBA, PhD or equivalent)

Qualification & Experience:

  • Experience designing, building, refactoring or operating large scale and impactful IT systems – either on premises or in the cloud
  • Experience with public speaking
  • Experience working in a customer-facing role
  • AWS certification (e.g. AWS Solutions Architect Associate or Professional) or other industry certification

Job Details:

Company: Amazon

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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