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Financial Services Solution Architect, EMEA

Financial Services Solution Architect, EMEA

Job ID 
529713
Location 
UK-London
Posted Date 
27/04/2017
Company 
Amazon Web Services UK Limited
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Job Description

Do you like helping partners solve tough technical problems? Do you want to work with the some of the most innovative financial services companies? Do you have a knack for helping companies understand application architectures and integration approaches? Do you want to be part of the business development team helping to establish Amazon Web Services as the leading cloud computing platform?

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is looking for a Solutions Architect to build successful technical partnerships with our top financial services partners. This is a highly technical position for someone who can dive deep, build cloud-optimized architectures, develop a strategy with AWS business development teams, and influence our product roadmap by working closely with AWS engineering teams.

As the FSI Partner Solutions Architect you will have the opportunity to help shape and deliver on a strategy to build mind share and broad use of Amazon's utility computing web services (Amazon Compute, Storage, Database and Networking) across the channel partner community.

The ideal candidate is as comfortable whiteboarding complex software architectures with a roomful of engineers as they are briefing an executive audience. You will get the opportunity to work with a wide array of AWS partners, from well-established tech giants to innovative startups that were born in the cloud. You will also have the opportunity to write whitepapers, deliver technical webinars, speak at events and file patents for what could potentially be a future AWS product or feature.


Basic Qualifications

· The right person will possess significant hands on implementation or consulting experience and demonstrate a strong knowledge of the software development lifecycle.
· The successful candidate will have spent several years of their career in customer facing roles in the financial services industry delivering software architecture and a proven record of effective collaborations across multiple internal organizations and interactions with partner and customers.
· Experience working with end user or developer communities.
· Experience supporting partners and programs.
· Strong verbal and written communications skills are a must. Past experience writing and publishing technical whitepapers desirable.

Preferred Qualifications

·BA/BS degree; Computer Science, Math or Technical background highly desired; Advanced Degree a plus
·Experience working with in Financial Services companies
· Experience working with AWS technologies from a dev/ops perspective
· AWS Certification, eg. AWS Solutions Architect Associate
· Fluency in English is essential, any other European language is beneficial