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Partner Solution Architect - Microsoft technologies

Partner Solution Architect - Microsoft technologies

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Amazon Web Services UK Limited
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Job Description

Job ID: 650834
Posting date: 18th April 2018
Closing date: 18th May 2018
Salary: competitive

Partner Solution Architect focused on Microsoft technologies

Do you like helping customers and partners solve tough technical problems? Would you like to do this using the latest cloud computing technologies? Are you an expert with Microsoft technologies? Are you familiar with systems architecture, capacity planning, performance monitoring, and security best practices on the Microsoft platform? Do you want to be part of the business development team helping to establish Amazon Web Services as a leading technology platform for Microsoft partners and customers?

As a Partner Solution Architect focused on Microsoft technologies within Amazon Web Services (AWS), you will have the opportunity to help shape and deliver on a strategy to build mind share and broad use of Amazon's web services (Amazon EC2, Amazon S3, Amazon Workspaces, Amazon WorkDocs, and Amazon WorkMail) across the Microsoft customer and partner base. Your broad responsibilities will include: owning the technical engagement with Microsoft channel partners.

Basic Qualifications

  • Deep knowledge of Windows Server and expertise with one or more common workloads including Active Directory, SQL, SharePoint, Exchange, Lync, or System Center
  • The right person will possess 5+ years of hands on scripting and automation experience with PowerShell, or software design/development experience with C# and a strong knowledge of the software development lifecycle.
  • The successful candidate will have spent at least 5 years of their career in customer facing roles and a proven record of effective collaborations across multiple internal organizations and interactions with partner and customers.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills are a must.
  • BA/BS/MA degree is required; Computer Science, Math or Technical background highly desired; Advanced Degree a plus.
  • Previous experience with Amazon Web Services.

Preferred Qualifications

  • The right person will be highly technical and analytical, possess experience of implementation/consulting experience in the software or internet industries
  • Possess strong experience of using Microsoft applications.
  • Strong knowledge of information security best practices
  • Experience with data center networks and network topologies
  • Expert software architecture skills and experience building complex software systems
  • Relevant experience deploying enterprise applications on Microsoft Windows
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills are a must, as well as the ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations.
  • Working knowledge of software development practices and technologies highly desired.
  • Experience working with IT ops or developer communities.