• EMEA Migration Technical Lead

    Location UK-Manchester
    Posted Date 4 months ago(11/01/2018 14:56)
    Job ID
    Amazon Web Services UK Limited
  • Job Description

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) is looking for Migration Technical Leads to help our partners migrate thousands of customers to the cloud. You will be playing a key role in accelerating these partners’ cloud migration capabilities to meet massive customer demand. You will be asked to apply your experience in DevOps, distributed systems, operations, data migration, and data management to build high quality, automated migration systems for a large variety of workloads.

    This is a highly technical position for someone who can dive deep, build cloud-optimized architectures, develop business strategies, and influence our product roadmap by working closely with AWS engineering teams. The ideal candidate is as comfortable white boarding complex software architectures with a roomful of engineers as they are briefing an executive audience.

    Roles & Responsibilities:
    • Build massive scale, high quality migration factories with AWS Consulting Partners
    • Help AWS Managed Services Partners build innovative, cloud-oriented migration software
    • Lead technical migrations with our EMEA Public Sector customers
    • Capture and share data with AWS engineering teams and professional services teams
    • Write technical papers, blog posts, and reference architectures
    • Provide guidance to partner engineering teams
    • Promote partners internally and externally
    • Turn big ideas into products and services, and help influence the direction of AWS
    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity - Affirmative Action Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Vet

    Basic Qualifications

    • BS level technical degree or equivalent experience; Computer Science or Engineering background preferred; Masters Degree desired.
    • Significant experience as a technical specialist in Customer-facing roles.
    • Hands-on technical application architect
    • Substantial exposure to application programming
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations.
    • Extended travel to customer locations may be required to sell and deliver professional services

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Extensive experience architecting, designing and migrating workloads to an AWS Cloud environment
    • Experience in a range of migration discovery, profiling, migration, and operations technologies and tools
    • Depth in various migration techniques such as rehost, refactor, rearchitect, replatform, repurchase, etc.
    • Experience architecting highly available systems that utilize load balancing, horizontal scalability and high availability
    • Agile execution, cloud migration factory
    • Experience assessing and building cost models, migration patterns, resource model, project plan, and business cases
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