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Director Solutions Architect
10 months ago(29/08/2017 15:58)
AWS EMEA Sarl, UK Branch
• As a key member of the EMEA leadership team, ensure success in building and migrating applications, software and services on the AWS platform. • Hire, on-board, train, and develop new Solutions Architects from internal and external sources. • Educate customers of all sizes on the value proposition of AWS, and participate in deep architectural discussions to ensure solutions are designed for successful deployment in the cloud. • Coach Solutions Architects in the skills needed to conduct one-to-few and one-to-many training sessions so they can transfer deep technical skills to customers who are considering or using AWS. • Capture and share best-practice knowledge amongst the AWS solution architect community. • Guide and motivate the development of whitepapers, data sheets, and other high leverage customer facing guidance and best practices. • Build deep relationships with senior technical individuals within customer accounts to enable them to be “Cloud advocates”. • Act as a technical conduit and liaison between customers, service engineering teams and support.
10+ years of experience growing and managing customer-facing, technical pre-sales and post-sales resources.
Experience architecting and deploying production Cloud workload.
5+ years software/technology customer facing experience.
Demonstrated experience coaching, mentoring, and developing technical professionals.
Working knowledge of software development lifecycle, tools, and methodologies.
Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly.
Excellent oral and written communication skills with a demonstrated ability to influence technical and non-technical audiences including those at the Executive leadership level.
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science (or related field).
5+ years of experience architecting and deploying production Cloud workload. Professional experience architecting and deploying production workloads on AWS.
Experience with on-premises to Cloud migrations and IT transformations.