Solutions Architect I
Amazon
Toronto, ON, CA
6d ago
source : BCJobs.com

DESCRIPTION

Terms of employment : Full time, permanent

Job Location : 120 Bremner Boulevard 26th Floor Toronto, ON M5J 0A8

As a Solutions Architect, you will partner with customers, AWS Sales and several other AWS teams to craft highly scalable, flexible and resilient cloud architectures that address customer business problems and accelerate the adoption of AWS services.

In collaboration with sales, you will help support revenue growth across a broad set of customers. As a trusted customer advocate, the solutions architect will help organizations understand best practices around advanced cloud-

based solutions, and how to migrate existing workloads to the cloud. You will have the opportunity to help shape and execute a strategy to build mindshare and broad use of AWS within enterprise customers.

The ideal candidate must be self-motivated with a proven track record in software / technology sales or consulting. The ability to connect technology with measurable business value is critical to a solutions architect.

You should also have a demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, products, and technical challenges.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • As a key member of the business development and sales team, ensure success in building and migrating applications, software and services on the AWS platform
  • Educate customers of all sizes on the value proposition of AWS, and participate in deep architectural discussions to ensure solutions are designed for successful deployment in the cloud
  • Conduct one-to-few and one-to-many training sessions to transfer knowledge to customers considering or already using AWS
  • Capture and share best-practice knowledge amongst the AWS solutions architect community
  • Author or otherwise contribute to AWS customer-facing publications such as whitepapers
  • Build deep relationships with senior technical individuals within customers to enable them to be cloud advocates
  • Act as a technical liaison between customers, service engineering teams and support
  • Open to travel up to 25%.

    Salary range : $95,992 to 108,400 / yr commesurable with experience.

    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • AWS Certifications : Solutions Architect Associate, SysOps Administrator Associate, Developer Associate, and at least 1 networking certification.
  • 3+ years design / implementation consulting experience with distributed applications
  • 3+ years of experience in infrastructure architecture, database architecture and networking
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer or Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field.
  • 2+ years relevant experience in technology / software sales or pre-sales consulting
  • Language required for job : English

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    All candidates must meet all qualifications above.

    Benefits : Amazon provides a full range of benefits for our global employees and their eligible family members. Eligible employees may also receive signing bonuses and Amazon Restricted Stock Units.

    This position is eligible for further pay increases and bonuses at the company's discretion. While they might vary from location to location, Amazon benefits for Canada may include :

  • Savings Plans
  • Income Protection
  • Employee Stock
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