Specialist Solution Architect - EC2 Spot

Recruiter
Amazon
Location
United Kingdom
Posted
10 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Do you want to revolutionize the way people consume compute resources?Are you passionate about taking full advantage of the dynamic nature ofcloud computing, to help customers save money and accelerate innovation?Do you want to work directly with customers to be a driving force in theadoption of AWS Spot services? Come join us!Amazon Web Services (AWS) is looking for highly talented hands-ontechnical experts to collaborate with our customers and partners on keyengagements in their large scale computing needs. This is an excellentopportunity to join Amazon's world class technical teams, working withsome of the best and brightest engineers while also developing yourskills and furthering your career within one of the most innovative andprogressive technology. These engagements will focus on optimizingcustomers' environments to fully benefit from the AWS cloudcapabilities. This role will specifically focus on leveraging AmazonElastic Compute Cloud (EC2) Spot, and on helping our customers andpartners build innovative Solutions and Businesses that benefit from theeconomies of scale that EC2 Spot provides.As a Spot Specialist Solutions Architect (SA), you will be the SubjectMatter Expert (SME) for helping customers successfully deploy largescale and cost effective solutions on the AWS cloud. The Spot SpecialistSA will partner closely with the Spot Product, Engineering, and BusinessDevelopment teams, to drive the adoption of Spot and help customers besuccessful across diverse use cases. You will interact with other SAs inthe field, providing guidance on their customer engagements, and youdevelop white papers, blogs, reference implementations, andpresentations to enable customers and 3rd parties to fully leverage theAWS platform. You will also create field enablement materials for thebroader SA population, to help them understand how to integrate AWSsolutions into customer architectures.Candidates must have great communication skills and be very technical,with the ability to impress AWS customers at any level, from executiveto developer. Previous experience with AWS is desired but not required,provided you have experience building large scale solutions. You willget the opportunity to work directly with senior engineers at customers,partners and AWS service teams, influencing their roadmaps and driving innovation.This role will cover EMEA so can be located in other Countries,including, Luxembourg, France, Germany, Netherlands and SpainIf you are someone who enjoys innovating, likes solving hard problemsand working on the cutting edge of technology, we would love to have youon the team.Roles and responsibilities Design Customer Solutions:- Collaborate with AWS field account teams,training and support teams to help partners and customers learn and useAmazon EC2 Spot Devise Strategy: Engage with Business Developers, Solution Architects,Account Managers, Professional Services and Partners to help define andsupport the strategy around Amazon EC2 Spot for AWS operationalterritories and key accounts. Thought Leadership: Provide global thought leadership on Spotsolutions that benefit customers through the use of AWS Services. Thistakes the form of contribution to external publications such as AWSBlogs, Whitepapers and Reference architectures, as well as internaltraining of Solution Architects, Professional Services Consultants,Technical Account Managers, and AWS Trainers Serve as a key member of the business development and accountmanagement team in helping to ensure customer success in building andmigrating applications, software and services on the AWS platform. Assist solution providers with the definition and implementation oftechnical and business strategies. Capture and share best-practice knowledge amongst the worldwide AWSsolution architect community. Understand AWS market segments, and industry verticals. Understand and exploit the use of internal business support systems.BASIC QUALIFICATIONS 7+ years design/implementation/consulting experience of large-scale applications Deep experience with dynamic workloads such as Big Data Hadoop/Sparkclusters, batch processing, visual effects/rendering, transcoding, MonteCarlo simulations, computational fluid dynamics, HPC, genomicsprocessing, or auto scaling web fleets. Technical consulting and architecture with large-scale engagements Experience communicating effectively across internal and external organizations Technical degree required Experience using and adapting to new technologiesPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Professional experience architecting/operating solutions built on AWS Expertise in EC2 technologies, such as Auto Scaling, AMI automation,VPC, and Spot pricing. Experience with container technologies such as Docker, LXC,Kubernetes, Mesos, or Amazon EC2 Container Service. Knowledge of continuous integration CI/CD tools such as Jenkins, Chef,Puppet, Packer, Bamboo, Chaos Monkey, Aminator, OpsWorks, or Code Deploy - provided by Dice ACCOUNT MANAGEMENT, AMAZON WEB SERVICES, AWS, BIG DATA, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, CLOUD, CLOUD COMPUTING, DEGREE, DOCKER, HADOOP, PUPPET, SAS

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