Cloud Infrastructure Architect

US, TX, Virtual Location - Texas

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Posted 1 month ago

At Amazon Web Services (AWS), we’re hiring highly technical cloud 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 focus on key customer solutions such as, web applications, enterprise applications, high performance computing, batch processing, big data, archiving, disaster recovery, migration, security risk and compliance, and government.

The AWS Professional Services Remote Consulting Services (RCS) team provides direct to customer, back office and packaged delivery consulting services to customers remotely from the Herndon, VA location. Our team engages in a wide variety of projects for customers and partners, providing collective experience from across the AWS customer base and are obsessed about strong success for the Customer. Our team collaborates across the entire AWS organization to bring access to product and service teams, to get the right solution delivered, and drive feature innovation based upon customer needs. In this role you will drive discussions with senior personnel regarding trade-offs, best practices, project management and risk mitigation.

Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and we host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 14 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

Ability to travel to client locations when needed (25%)

Basic Qualifications


· BA/BS degree or equivalent experience
· 5+ or more years of IT implementation experience
· Experience driving 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
· Hands-on experience leading the design, development and deployment of business software at scale or current hands on technology infrastructure, network, compute, storage, and virtualization experience
· Proven experience with software development life cycle (SDLC) and agile/iterative methodologies required
· Integration of cloud 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.)
· Scripting and/or coding skills
· · Ability to travel to client locations when needed (25%)


Preferred Qualifications

· Knowledge of the primary AWS services (EC2, ELB, RDS, Route53 & S3)
· Strong track record of implementing AWS services in a variety of distributed computing environments
· Leading highly-available and fault-tolerant enterprise and web-scale software deployments
· Large scale migration experience Data Center to Data Center and/or Data Center to Cloud
· Infrastructure automation through DevOps scripting (E.g. shell, Python, Ruby, Powershell)
· Configuration management using CloudFormation, Terraform, Chef and/or Puppet
· Strong practical Linux and Windows-based systems administration skills in a Cloud or Virtualized environment
· Experience managing data center operations, including data assurance, monitoring, alerting and notifications
· Preferred locations are TX or VA, and we can be flexible on location based on candidate location preference


Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.


Job tags: AWS Chef CloudFormation EC2 High performance Linux Oracle Puppet Python Route53 Ruby S3 SAP Terraform Virtualization Web applications Windows
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