Principal, Cloud Infrastructure Architect

Toronto, Ontario, CAN

Full Time Senior level / Expert
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Posted 1 month ago

At Amazon Web Services (), we’re hiring highly technical computing architects to help our partners develop technical expertise and capacity, while also collaborating with our customers and partners on key engagements. Our consultants will deliver proof-of-concept projects, topical workshops, and lead implementation projects. These professional services engagements will focus on key customer solutions such as, web applications, enterprise applications, HPC, batch processing and big data, archiving and disaster recovery, education and government.

Professional Services engage in a wide variety of projects for customers and partners, providing collective experience from across the customer base and are obsessed about strong success for the Customer. Our team collaborates across the entire organization to bring access to product and service teams, to get the right solution delivered and drive feature innovation based upon customer needs.

This is a customer facing role. You will be required to travel to client locations and deliver professional services when needed

Basic Qualifications


· BA/BS degree equivalent experience; Computer Science Math background preferred
· 15+ more years of IT implementation experience
· Scripting and/or coding skills are must.
· Customer facing skills to represent well within the customer’s environment and drive discussions with senior personnel regarding trade-offs, best practices, project management and risk mitigation
· Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges
· Deep hands-on experience leading the , development and deployment of business software at current hands on technology infrastructure, , compute, storage, and virtualization experience
· Proven experience with software development life cycle (SDLC) and agile/iterative methodologies required
· Integration of services with on premise technologies from Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, HP, SAP etc.
· Experience with IT compliance and risk management requirements (eg. security, privacy, SOX, HIPAA etc.)


Preferred Qualifications

· Knowledge of the primary services (EC2, ELB, RDS, Route53 & S3).
· Strong track record of implementing services in a variety of computing environments
· Leading highly-available and fault-tolerant enterprise and web- software deployments.
· Large migration experience Data Center to Data Center and/ Data Center to .
· Infrastructure automation through DevOps scripting (E.g. shell, , , Powershell).
· Configuration management using CloudFormation, Chef & Puppet.
· Strong practical and Windows-based systems administration skills in a Virtualized environment.
· Experience managing data center operations, including data assurance, monitoring, alerting and notifications.

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Job tags: Chef CloudFormation EC2 Oracle Puppet Route53 S3 Virtualization Web applications Windows
Job region(s): North America