This is an ideal role for someone who has experience working for a global systems integrator, a large IT consulting firm, or Enterprise company.
In this role, you will develop the technical capabilities of our Global System Integrators and Influencers (GSIs) so they can be successful in the cloud.
Working with these large partners is a team effort that will require cooperation and coordination with many stakeholders.
You should be just as comfortable talking storage and networking with the VP of Infrastructure or continuous deployment with the DevOps team, TCO with the CFO, and cloud strategy with the CIO.
If you are a problem solver with a broad technical skills, and have the ability to drive technical initiatives with our strategic partners you will enjoy this role.
In this technical role, you will architect enterprise-grade Amazon Web Services solutions, own the technical relationship and deliverables for a GSI, develop and execute workshops, lead white boarding sessions, author white papers and blog posts, and respond to complex technical inquiries.
As a Solution Architect focused on our strategic alliance partners within Amazon Web Services (AWS), you will have the opportunity to help shape and take initiative to produce results on a strategy to build mind share and broad use of the AWS platform across our partner community.
Roles and Responsibilities
Technical leader and trusted adviser in the area of cloud computing for our partners
Own the technical relationship for one of the global system integrators in the EMEA region
Assist the global systems integrators in building an AWS centre of excellence within their organisation enabling them to offer and deliver AWS based solutions to our joint customers
Work with specific partner Innovation Centres within the global systems integrators enabling them to deploy prototype solutions using high-
level services in the Machine Learning, Voice, Chatbots, IoT and Augmented / Virtual Reality domains
Assist our partners by enabling them on AWS services by delivering technical workshops, lead white boarding sessions & being the key technical advisor to them on AWS services.
Guide and mentor our strategic partner consultants by executing on Proof of Concepts, and advising them on the best-practices to architect solutions in a performant, scalable, secure, and highly available manner on the AWS platform for our joint customers
Demonstrate a bias for action and deep technical skills by authoring joint technical whitepapers, technical case studies, or blog posts with our partners
Understand diverse perspectives of technical vision, creativity, technical acumen, and deep AWS technical skills by jointly designing and developing industry and vertical solutions
Deep expertise in some of these technology areas including : relational databases, analytics, big data, IoT, enterprise applications, serverless computing, containers, machine learning, web applications, security, networking, storage, or application development
Passion for technology with some hands on experience within the last three years
Able to deliver technical presentations to a wide audience
Past experience leading white boarding sessions and delivering workshops to architects, operations staff, developers, and cloud technologists
Demonstrated ability to think strategically, and act tactically, about business, product, and technical challenges
Technology Breadth : Demonstrate architectural best practices applied across a breadth of technologies to solve organizational problems, articulate views / roadmaps for future development, and understand the interaction between infrastructure, operations, and development
Technology Depth : Demonstrate detailed knowledge of concepts, implementation, patterns, and issues of at least a couple of technology areas
Exhibit the attributes of learn and be curious by demonstrating the ability to collaborate effectively with a talented team in order to incorporate information about new technologies and business models
Cloud experience with at least one of the major public cloud providers (AWS, Azure, GCP)
Demonstrated ownership and involvement in a recent large Enterprise IT project or software development effort
Experience writing technical content, white papers, technical articles, or blog posts
AWS Certifications : AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate Level, AWS Certified Developer - Associate Level, AWS Certified SysOps Administrator -
Associate Level; and AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional, AWS Certified Devops Engineer - Professional