Senior Cloud Application Architect
Amazon
Toronto, CAN
2d ago

Job summary

Are you an architect who has hands-on experience with building cloud-native applications? Would you like to work with our customers to help them architect, develop and re-engineer applications to fully leverage the AWS Cloud?

Do you like to work on a variety of cutting edge, business-critical projects at the forefront of application development and cloud technology adoption?

In order for applications to be fully optimized, they need to be architected to take advantage of the global scale, elasticity, automation and high availability features of the AWS cloud.

On the AWS platform, services such as API Gateway, Lambda, ECS, SQS, Kinesis, AI and others provide opportunities to design and build cloud-ready applications.

AWS is looking for talented, hands-on technical architects and senior developers to help accelerate our growing Professional Services business.

This is an excellent opportunity to join Amazon’s world-class technical team, working with some of the best and brightest engineers while also developing your skills at one of the most innovative and progressive technology companies.

Here in Professional Services, we engage in a wide variety of business-critical, high-profile projects for customers and partners and help them better leverage the ever-evolving AWS platform.

Our team collaborates across the entire AWS organization to bring access to product and service teams, to get the right solution delivered and drive feature innovation based upon customer needs.

We are looking for hands-on application architects and developers who will :

  • Work as a technical leader alongside customer business, development and infrastructure teams
  • Lead technical and design discussions with IT executives to help enterprises speed their adoption of new technologies and practices
  • Architect and build highly scalable, cloud-native applications on the AWS platform using core developer services such as : API Gateway, Lambda, SQS, DynamoDB and ECS
  • Leverage new technology paradigms (e.g., serverless, containers, microservices)
  • Migrate monolithic applications to micro services architectures
  • Advise on implementing AWS best practices
  • Influence infrastructure architecture by sharing your application development expertise
  • Represent the voice for developers internally and influence our AWS Professional Services offerings and AWS product strategy for developers by working with AWS platform engineering, Business Development and other cross-functional teams
  • About Us

    Inclusive Team Culture

    Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally.

    We have innovative benefit offerings, and host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences.

    Amazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 16 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

    Work / Life Balance

    Our team puts a high value on work-life balance. It isn’t about how many hours you spend at home or at work; it’s about the flow you establish that brings energy to both parts of your life.

    We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment.

    We offer flexibility in working hours and encourage you to find your own balance between your work and personal lives.

    Mentorship & Career Growth

    Our team is dedicated to supporting new members. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship.

    We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded professional and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.

    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • 8+ years of large scale software development or application engineering with recent coding experience in two or more modern programing languages such as : Java, JavaScript, C / C++, C#, Swift, Node.
  • js, Python, Go, or Ruby

  • Experience with Agile development methodologies
  • Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI / CD)
  • BS level technical degree or equivalent professional experience
  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Computer Science or Engineering background
  • Demonstrated success as a software developer, application architect, product manager, CTO, or consultant working with various platforms
  • Public Cloud Experience
  • Architecting, designing and developing applications on the AWS platform
  • Designing and building application using Container and serverless technologies
  • Experience architecting highly available systems that utilize load balancing, horizontal scalability and high availability
  • Cloud certifications
  • Good exposure to Agile software development and DevOps practices such as Infrastructure as Code (IaC), Continuous Integration and automated deployment
  • Continuous Integration (CI) tools (e.g. Jenkins)
  • Strong practical application development experience on Linux and Windows-based systems
  • Experience working directly with customers, partners or third-party developers
  • Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

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