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Senior Solutions Architect – Devices and Services (f/m)

Senior Solutions Architect – Devices and Services (f/m)

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Amazon Italia Services Srl
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Job Description

The Italian Amazon team is looking for experienced and motivated technical managers to coach, grow, and partner with technically skilled, 3P facing Solutions Architects. In this role, you will need to be technically capable and credible in your own right as well as effective in shaping the partner and solutions-focused skills of your team. You must enjoy learning and introducing new technologies in order to help colleagues and partners embrace and adopt them.

You will help team members ramp-up on technical skills as well as develop speaking, writing, presentation, and executive interaction skills. You will also need to be adept at interacting, communicating and partnering with other departments within Amazon such as our services teams, marketing, and professional services, as well as representing your team to executive management.

You must have some degree of hands-on development experience (preferably mobile or API development). Your responsibilities will include owning key technical relationships and driving the ultimate success of partner projects. You will be the “face of Amazon” with key partners and drive discussions with senior technical leaders/CxO in those organizations. You will also be able to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges and map the intersection of partner needs and Amazon priorities. The ideal candidate will possess excellent customer engagement and communication skills as well as the technical background to fluently interact and provide guidance to software developers and architects.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Provides technical consultation to strategic development partners
  • Developing unique, compelling and exciting presentations and demonstrations of new Amazon technologies
  • Delivering persuasive, passionate, high impact, high quality presentations to senior decision makers 

  • Document best practices and create development resources that can be used by other developers 

  • Build reference architecture, frameworks and toolkits to drive scale of adoption in the ecosystem 

  • Manages complex projects with significant bottom-line impact

Basic Qualifications

  • 8+ years of mobile, software or digital experience in technical role.
  • 8+ years of experience in the design, coding and implementation of complex software systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with two or more development languages such as (Java, JavaScript, etc)
  • A technical undergraduate degree in computer science, MIS, engineering or related discipline
  • Italian and English speaking (native or native-like level)

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ years management of technical customer facing resources
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical audiences at the C level
  • Exceptional interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Demonstrated effectiveness working across multiple business units to achieve results
  • Proven ability to build and maintain executive level relationships.
  • Hands on development experience or full understanding of mobile App development pipeline and process
  • Track record for being detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to self-motivate and follow-through on projects
  • Strong problem-solving skills; the ability to analyze problems and develop actionable and appropriate tactical plans quickly
  • Ability to succeed in a fast-paced, innovative, and rapidly evolving industry and business organization

Are you interested? We look forward to receiving your english application. Please submit your online application including your CV and covering letter in one document stating your earliest start date and salary expectations.

Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build.

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