AWS Solutions Architect
Toronto, ON, CA
2d ago
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At AWS, we believe in thinking big so you should be motivated to be dynamic and creative, and willing to take on any challenge that make big impacts to the business to help build the future with us.

As a Solutions Architect (SA), you should 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 should help drive revenue growth across a broad set of customers. As a trusted customer advocate, you should help organizations understand best practices around advanced cloud-based solutions.

You will seek out opportunity to help shape and execute a strategy to build mindshare and broaden the use of the AWS platform across the customer's organization.

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

As an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Solutions Architect, you are joining a team that invests in your success by providing a comprehensive learning program.

The AWS Solutions Architecture team provides an opportunity to work in an open environment that includes self-paced learning, instructor-led training, hands-on projects, and job shadowing opportunities to develop your knowledge of the AWS ecosystem of services and solutions.

The ideal candidate has a curious mind and a thirst for knowledge and a desire to understand how technology works. By working backwards from defined customer outcomes, you achieve results that delight AWS customers.

You will enjoy keeping your existing technical skills honed and develop new ones so you can make strong contributions to long-term customer success.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Build deep relationships with customers to become a trusted advisor for their most critial workloads that support their digital transformation and journey to the cloud.
  • Support achievement of revenue objectives through the adoption and migration of applications, software, and services onto the AWS platform, in partnership with the sales team.
  • Educate customers on the value proposition of AWS, and participate in deep architectural discussions to ensure solutions are designed for successful deployment in the cloud.
  • Contribute to AWS internal and customer-facing publications such as whitepapers and blogs as means of scaling your knowledge.
  • Act as a liaison between customers, service engineering teams, and support to address customer needs.


  • 10 years in a technical solutions architect role, designing, implementing distributed applications, databases, and networks.
  • Travel requirements :
  • Open to travel within the city or province and up to 25% out of province as required for customer meetings.
  • AWS training during on-boarding process, (typically first 3 months) can require travel to the USA for up to 5 consecutive days.

  • Working knowledge of software development tools and methodologies (e.g. ITIL, Zachman, TOGAF, etc.)
  • Experience architecting / operating solutions built on AWS
  • Presentation skills with a high degree of comfort speaking with executives, IT managers, and developers
  • Hands-on scripting experience (e.g. Python, Perl, JavaScript, JQuery, etc.)
  • Technical degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics or equivalant work experience.
  • Amazon is committed to employment equity. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce that reflects Canada is central to our success.

    We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills and value your passion to discover, invent, simplify, and build.

    Amazon is committed to providing accommodation at all stages through recruitment and employment in accordance with applicable human rights and accommodation legislation.

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