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EMEA Retail Specialist Solutions Architect

Job Title: EMEA Retail Specialist Solutions Architect
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Not Specified
Reference: WRT-2021-01-07-A18E86D8E546
Job Published: January 17, 2021 18:33

Job Description

Job Description

As the role will cover EMEA the ideal candidate can be located in seveal countries across Europe, ideally; Germany, Sweden, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Italy, France.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is looking for experienced and motivated technically skilled, customer-facing Solutions Architects.

Modern computing practices have a wide impact on the architecture of systems and business practices, and cloud computing is at the center of this transformation.

Are you interested in cloud computing and helping customers build better applications that contribute to their businesses success?

Do you want to use your experience in Retail and your technical abilities to define the industry's best cloud-based solutions?

Do you enjoy working with a diverse and challenging set of customers, ranging from small start-ups to large enterprises?

Our retail customers are increasingly building products and services that are heavily influenced by technology. In order to be more competitive, they must create better products, and to do that, they must increase agility and innovate faster.

You will help customers craft secure, flexible and resilient solutions, leveraging the latest cloud technologies. You will help them understand best practices, design and implement software architectures that are scalable and cost-effective.

You will keep your technical skills honed and develop new ones so that you can make substantial contributions to in-depth architecture discussions.

You will regularly take part in deep-dive education and design exercises to create state-of-the-art software solutions built on AWS.,

  • As a key member of the business development teams, ensure success in building and migrating applications, software and services onto the AWS platform

  • Educate customers on the value proposition of AWS, and participate in architectural discussions to ensure solutions are designed for successful deployment in the cloud

  • Capture and share best-practice knowledge among the AWS solutions architect community

  • Author or contribute to the development of whitepapers, data sheets, and other high-value customer facing guidance and best practices

  • Build deep relationships with senior technical individuals within customer accounts to enable them to be Cloud advocates

  • Act as a conduit and liaison between customers, service engineering teams and support

Candidate Description

The successful candidate will have proven expertise in a hands-on technical role, building, delivering or operating platforms in the retail sector.

They will also have a deep understanding of cloud computing in general, which they will be able to translate into business value for customers.

The ideal candidate will have experience leading teams, liaising with business stakeholders, and have developed a deep understanding of successful IT practices.

They will have experience building, deploying, and maintaining software solutions, preferably on a cloud platform such as AWS., We look for leaders who are creative and who are willing to take on any challenge and make a big impact for their team, for our customers and for the company.

Enjoy developing technical talent to achieve great things. You will have a passion for educating, training, and enabling cloud computing experts for a diverse and challenging set of Enterprise customers.

Have a strong understanding of solutions innovation. The ideal candidate will have past experience working as a Solutions Architect, technical pre-sales, or a similar role and experience managing a team of a Solution Architects.

You will have an ability to grow your leadership skills as well as diving deep into various hands-on solutions while developing new skills, so you can make strong contributions in architecture transformation discussions.,

  • 5+ years design / implementation / consulting experience of large scale systems and applications

  • Experience designing, deploying, managing, or automating complex IT systems

  • Working knowledge of development and operation of software solutions

  • Direct experience with retail customers and workloads PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Technical degree preferred; Computer Science or relevant degree highly desired

  • History of successful technical consulting and / or architecture engagements with large-scale customers or enterprises

  • High level of comfort communicating effectively across internal and external organizations

  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly

Employer Description

Specialist Solutions Architects are industry experts in their field, focused on providing state-of-the art solutions and practices to customers and the entire AWS field organization.

From deep technical architecture to strategic company-wide process and practices definition, they are involved in the most complex and strategic environments of AWS' most demanding customers.

They are community leaders internally within AWS and thought leaders in the AWS ecosystem.

The Industry Specialist SA team aligns with our customer segments, defining solutions that are adapted to the requirements of these specific industries, and leading the art of the possible in AWS architectures.

Amazon's Culture

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We believe they are a clearer articulation of those things that have always been a part of what makes Amazon great things that we must consciously hold on to in fulfilling our mission to be Earth's Most Customer Centric Company.

We are continuously looking for new ways to maintain a culture where our people excel and lead healthy and happy lives. Learn more about life at Amazon. It is always Day One., Be great fun to work with. At AWS, we have a credo of Work hard. Have fun. Make history . In this role, you will love what you do, and instinctively know how to make work fun, while maintaining a work-life balance., At Amazon, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day.

From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to learn and develop your career. We offer opportunities to help sharpen your skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world.

From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.