Do you love co-creating solutions with customers to solve their technology challenges?
Do you want dedicated time each week to focus on your professional development?
Do you want to accelerate your career? (We promote from within, with 30% of the team in 2022 achieving elevation to new roles within our company!)
If yes, please read on!
We're a $1.7 billion revenue Inc 500 brand that's on a mission to be the world’s favourite marketplace for technology professionals to buy cloud technology products & services. We landed in the UK in 2021 following the acquisition of a successful UK cloud solutions consultancy and have just celebrated our 1st birthday!
We encourage you to apply even if you don’t meet 100% of the bullet points!
AWS Solution Architect
Farnborough / Hybrid Working
£70,000 – £75,000 depending on experience
Plus Full Benefits Package plus career development
Product: Cloud Technology Marketplace platform. Tech Unicorn
– Amazon-style marketplace for IT partners to purchase Cloud products & services for their clients. Very cool.
We're listed on the Inc 500
Awarded Best Places to Work 2021 and 2022
Women in IT UK Awards 2021
Revenue: $1.7 Billion
Who we are:
Our mission is to be the world’s favourite place to buy cloud products. We are a fast-growing, dynamic, and high-energy organisation with a start-up feel, allowing you to make a meaningful impact on the business. Culture is important to us, it’s business, and it IS personal. We are passionate, creative, and unconventional. We work hard, keep it fun, and expect the best!
With award-winning success such as Employer of the Year at the Women in IT UK Awards, Innovative Distributor at the CompTIA UK Awards and Best New Business Solution at the 2021 European IT & Software Excellence Awards you have a great platform for success.
The AWS Solution Architect Role:
It's an exciting time to join us as our AWS Solution Architect as we continue our growth across EMEA, driven by our unique approach to cloud distribution. As the in-house AWS specialist, this is a hybrid-working role, aligned to our amazing office in Farnborough, providing solutions and pre-sales consultancy to an exciting range of professional services and marketplace Partners.
We're really looking for someone who LOVES co-creating solutions with customers to solve their technology challenges with innovative solutions – using our straight-talking and high-value consulting methodology that enables customers to deliver more value from the cloud.
Make an impact by growing our AWS practice by nurturing customers and taking them on the journey with you. You will relish the opportunity to build credibility with your specialist AWS knowledge and deliver great solutions, seeing these relationships develop into long-term partnerships.
You'll be comfortable being the tech translating front face of our business with your great customer facing skills. You'll be working in an agile environment and you'll have an ability to execute High Level and Low Level Designs to produce quality Schemes of Work (SOWs). You'll also have a healthy discipline for documentation so our delivery team can follow your thinking.
As the AWS Specialist, and the bridgehead between our cloud solution engineers in the UK and supporting the realisation of client journeys to the cloud, you will:
+ Welcome the autonomy this role provides
+ Be a key colleague within the department and wider delivery team
+ Be the AWS go-to specialist / escalation point for all engineer and customer queries
+ Have the opportunity to grow the AWS professional services capability and build the team as it grows
+ Motivated to help people in the team as the AWS subject matter expert
+ Bring top tier knowledge to a team of like-minded technical individuals
Your passion will add real value to our partners through building relationships whilst applying best practice approaches and educating them on all things AWS.
If your DNA is cut with a thirst for learning new things every day, your dedicated half day a week to develop yourself, along with being able to work from home may suit you. Our Solution Architects use their tech empathy, creativity and innovation to shape their approach to designing customer solutions.
Professional Development – Half a day each week:
+ You’ll be able to keep your skills razor-sharp at the cutting edge of cloud tech as we prioritise learning and development.
+ With cloud technologies advancing so quickly, you will be excited to be able to update your skills at the epicentre of the global marketplace, being at the heart of technical change that is shaping all our futures.
What’s really behind our triumphs as a business is the people who work there and the company culture we have in place.
We believe it’s essential to build a company culture that inspires positive change and achievement, while ensuring that every employee feels like they genuinely belong to our family. As a direct result of this, our team has formed a collaborative culture which has driven our company forward to 800% year on year growth.
You’ll be ideal for us if you have:
+ At least three (3) to five (5) years of systems engineering experience or consultancy experience
+ Very good understanding of the Pre-Sales and Professional Services org’s processes & procedures
+ Previous experience of managing common Windows, Linux operating systems and AWS services (EC2, Amazon RDS, Amazon S3, Amazon VPC, Amazon EBS, IAM, etc.)
+ Broad knowledge of key end-user scenarios with technical architecture that adheres to the Well Architected Framework, and has a Infrastructure as Code (Terraform preferred) approach to builds
+ Strong communication and customer service skills with the ability to guide partners to the right outcomes
+ Excellent customer service
+ Ability to consult with both technical professionals and business stakeholders
+ Nice to have – knowledge of containerization technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes
Salary & Benefits:
+ Basic Salary £70,000 – £75,000
+ 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
+ Dedicated time for training and personal development
+ Private healthcare
+ Health & Wellbeing coaching support
+ Dental Plan
+ Life Assurance
+ Income Protection
+ Workplace pension scheme
+ "Live Your Best Life" Pass to support your health and mental wellbeing
+ Cycle to Work Support Scheme Available
+ Regular?company and team socials
+ Share Options after qualifying period
Designated Office & Working pattern:
+ Tech set up to support great Home and In-office working
+ Hybrid & Home Office Working
+ Core Hours – 10am – 4pm Monday to Friday
+ Designated Office: Farnborough
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome individuals who are in possession of the appropriate requirements to work within the UK.
Your Experience / Background / Previous Roles May Include:
AWS Solution Architect, AWS Architect, Cloud Solution Architect, AWS Systems Engineer
Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to our Hiring Team
If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.