Solutions Architect Builders

Recruiter
Amazon
Location
United Kingdom
Posted
12 Apr 2018
Closes
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Build on AWS for AWS! We are a cross-functional team within the AWSSolutions Architecture practice tasked with the design, construction andmaintenance of standardised tools, prototypes, demonstrations, whitepapers (and more!) intended for use by the larger AWS SolutionsArchitecture community and AWS customers. Our role is to help scale thesolutions architecture function within AWS through the delivery of highquality, foundational artefacts that can be re-purposed and re-used byAWS Solutions Architects and AWS end customers.AWS customers are technologists as eager to build solutions on AWS as weare. We are small, nimble and focused. We move fast with everything webuild while maintaining a high bar for quality. We establish,communicate and iterate on best practices and continuously push theboundaries of the platform to help meet AWS customers' desired outcomes.Amazon is continuously striving to be the most customer-centric companyin the world. AWS have been helping over one million customers in over190 countries, from Airbnb to GE, to deliver flexibility, scalabilityand reliability across their organisations. Behind this success isexceptionally talented, bright and driven individuals who work hard,have fun and make history.Roles and Responsibilities Develop a deep expertise in the AWS technologies as well as broadknow-how around how applications and services are constructed using theAWS platform and its many services. Interface and work with AWS solutions architects and AWS customers togather requirements, anticipate trends within the community andindustry, and use those inputs to prioritise future solutions. Architect, build and maintain re-usable artefacts such as tools,prototypes and white papers for use by AWS solutions architects and AWS customers. Participate in deep architectural discussions to ensure solutions aredesigned for successful deployment in the cloud. Help provide one-to-few and one-to-many training sessions to transferknowledge to customers and the solutions architecture community. Capture and share best-practice knowledge amongst the AWS solutionsarchitecture community. Author or otherwise contribute to AWS customer-facing publicationssuch as white papers and blogs.BASIC QUALIFICATIONS 5+ years of experience in the design and implementation of complex ITsolutions (including scalable cloud-based solutions and microservices architectures). Experience in infrastructure, database and networking architecture forhighly available, Internet-scale applications. Working knowledge of software development tools and methodologies. Presentation skills with a high degree of comfort speaking with CTOs,enterprise architects, IT management, and developers. Strong written communication skills. High level of comfort communicating effectively across internal andexternal organisations. Technical degree (Computer Science or Engineering) or equivalent experience. Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Development or operations experience in a cloud based environment. Experience with DevOps culture and Agile software development. Experience with configuration management, infrastructure automationand CI/CD tooling. AWS Certifications. Hands-on experience with Amazon Web Services. Knowledge of multiple, modern development languages such as Python, Goand Node.js.Experience in a customer-facing role such as consultant, solutionsengineer or solutions architectIn return, we will offer you a competitive salary, stock units, andother excellent benefits including healthcare.Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately thatemploying a diverse workforce is central to our success. We makerecruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value yourpassion to discover, invent, simplify and build. We welcome applicationsfrom all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexualorientation, race, religion or belief.aws-solarch-ea - provided by Dice AGILE, AGILE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT, AMAZON WEB SERVICES, AWS, CLOUD, COMPUTER SCIENCE, CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT, DEGREE, INTERNET, NODE.JS, PYTHON

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