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AWS Solutions Architect Chicago, IL

Company name
Amazon.com, Inc.

Location
Chicago, IL

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Job DescriptionAmazon Web Services (AWS) is looking for a Solutions Architect in Chicago who is passionate about helping Named customers build infrastructures and applications at scale. Our solutions architects are experienced technologists with technical breadth and depth coupled with strong interpersonal skills. As a solutions architect, you will work directly with some of our largest customers to enable innovation through continuous deployment across technology stacks and demonstrate best practices around advanced cloud solutions. You will partner with Sales, Professional Services, and several other AWS teams to craft highly scalable, flexible and resilient cloud architectures that address customer business problems and accelerate the adoption of our services. Our solutions architects build architectures and provide prescriptive guidance across networking, storage, operating systems, virtualization, RDBMS & NoSQL databases, Hadoop, and mid-tier technologies (application integration, security, in-memory caches). The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of large scale computing solutions and experience leading deep architecture discussions. Roles and Responsibilities

As a key member of the SA team, ensure success in designing, building and migrating applications, software, and services on the AWS platform
Educate mid-market customers on the value proposition of AWS
Participate in deep architectural discussions and design exercises to create world-class solutions built on AWS while ensuring solutions are designed for successful deployment in the cloud
Author or otherwise contribute to AWS customer-facing publications such as whitepapers and proof of concepts
In partnership with the sales team, formulate and execute a sales strategy to exceed revenue objectives through the adoption of AWS
Build deep relationships with senior technical individuals within customers to enable them to be cloud advocates
Capture and share best-practice knowledge amongst the AWS solutions architect community

Basic Qualifications

5 years of design, implementation, or consulting experience with distributed applications or systems architecture
3 years of experience with infrastructure architecture, database architecture and networking
Working knowledge of software development tools and methodologies
Working knowledge of programming languages
Technical degree required; Computer Science or Math background desired

Preferred Qualifications· Experience in a customer facing role with software/technology sales, pre-sales, and/or consulting · Experience with \u201con-premise to cloud\u201d migrations or IT transformations · Architecting/operating solutions built on AWS· Presentation skills with a high degree of comfort speaking with internal and external executives, IT Management, and technical teams· Excellent communication skills with an ability to right level conversations· Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly· Willingness to travel up to 25%Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer \u2013 Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation. aws-solarch-na

Company info

Amazon.com, Inc.
Website : http://www.amazon.com/

Company Profile
Amazon, a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, Washington, is the global leader in e-commerce. Since Jeff Bezos started Amazon in 1995, we have significantly expanded our product offerings, international sites, and worldwide network of fulfillment and customer service centers. Today, Amazon offers everything from books and electronics to tennis rackets and diamond jewelry. We operate sites in Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain and United Kingdom and maintain dozens of fulfillment centers around the world which encompass more than 26 million square feet.

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