• Cloud Architect Consultant

    Location UK-London
    Posted Date 2 months ago(03/05/2018 13:58)
    Job ID
    Amazon Web Services UK Limited
  • Job Description

    Would you like a career that gives you opportunities to help customers and partners use cloud computing web services to do big new things faster, at lower cost? Do you like to work on-site in a variety of business environments, leading teams through high impact projects using the newest technology? Would you like to gain the deepest customer and partner insights on maximizing the value of cloud computing technologies?

    At AWS, we’re hiring highly technical Cloud Architect Consultants to help our partners and clients develop technical expertise and capacity, while also collaborating with our customers and partners on key engagements. Our consultants will deliver proof-of-concept projects, topical workshops, and lead implementation projects. These professional services engagements will focus on key customer solutions such as, web applications, enterprise applications, HPC, batch processing and big data, archiving and disaster recovery, education and government.

    • Expertise - Collaborate with AWS field business development, marketing, training and support teams to help partners and customers learn and use AWS services such as Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), Amazon Simple DB/RDS databases, AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM), etc.

    • Solutions - Define and deliver on-site technical engagements with partners and customers. This includes participating in on-site visits with prospective customers, understanding customer requirements, and proposing and delivering packaged offerings, and delivering custom solution engagements.

    • Delivery - Engagements include short on-site projects proving the use of AWS services to support new distributed computing solutions that often span private cloud and public cloud services. Engagements will include migration of existing applications and development of new applications using AWS cloud services.

    • Insights - Work with AWS engineering and support teams to convey partner and customer needs and feedback as input to technology roadmaps. Share real world implementation challenges and recommend new capabilities that would simplify adoption and drive greater value from use of AWS cloud services.

    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer-Minority/Female/Disability/Vet

    Basic Qualifications

    Basic qualifications
    • Customer facing skills to represent AWS well within the customer’s environment and drive discussions with senior personnel regarding trade-offs, best practices, project management and risk mitigation

    • Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges

    • Deep hands-on experience leading the design, development and deployment of business software at scale

    • Proven experience with software development life cycle (SDLC) and agile/iterative methodologies required

    • Experience with IT compliance and risk management requirements (eg. security, privacy, SOX, HIPPA etc.)

    • Current hands-on software development experience required; Internet-related business models preferred

    • Strong verbal and written communications skills and ability to lead effectively across organizations

    • BS level technical degree required; Computer Science or Math background preferred

    • Must be willing to undergo background check for Government Security clearance

    • Ability to travel to client locations when needed. Up to 60% regionally.

    **This position may require the applicant selected to obtain and maintain a UK government security clearance.

    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer-Minority/Female/Disability/Vet

    Preferred Qualifications

    Preferred qualifications
    • Managing Customer relationships and key business stakeholders

    • Enterprise Architecture Frameworks (e.g. TOGAF, Zachman) and identifying the relationships between business services, information, applications and global infrastructure assets

    • Enterprise IT management frameworks (e.g. COBIT, ITIL)

    • Broad Enterprise systems experience including SAP, Oracle, and custom applications

    • Designing, building, and operating enterprise scale IT processes and infrastructures

    • Familiarity with industry compliance and security standards including PCI DSS, SOC-1&2, ISO 27001, etc

    • Familiarity with Agile/Scrum or Kanban methodologies

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