Do you have both broad and deep knowledge of networking, virtualization, operating systems, application architectures, web applications, LOB apps, databases, and the new scale-out style of applications designed for the cloud?
Do you have a passion for helping public sector customers to implement innovative IT solutions? Do you have a knack for helping customers to build a deep understanding of new cloud platforms and application architectures, and the consultative and leadership skills to launch cloud computing projects on trajectories to success?
Are you knowledgeable about security best practices for applications, servers, and networks?
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is looking for highly skilled and motivated Solution Architects to help accelerate our growing public sector business.
Governments face unique challenges to accomplish complex missions with limited resources. You would be part of a dynamic team based out of Brussels and Geneva, bringing the latest in disruptive, cut-edge cloud computing technologies to public sector leaders that want to serve citizens more effectively, achieve scientific breakthroughs, reach broader constituents and put more of their time and resources into their core missions.
As a Public Sector Solution Architect within Amazon Web Services, you will have the opportunity to shape and deliver on a strategy to build mind share and broad usage of AWS's utility computing services (such as Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon Elastic MapReduce, and Amazon CloudFront) within public sector organizations and the larger ecosystem that supports them.
Your broad responsibilities will include : owning the technical engagement, removing technical account management blockers, defining implementation and transition architectures, responding to RFIs and RFPs, and achieving ultimate success around specific technical projects.
To achieve those goals and building on your broad background and technical breadth and depth in security, networking, operating systems, storage, and application architecture you will develop expertise in AWS technologies, and deep understanding of how customer applications and services are best built and operated on the AWS cloud computing platform.
The ideal candidate will
Enjoy working with public sector customers and partners. You will have a passion for educating, training, designing, and building cloud computing systems for some of the world’s largest and most important governments to reduce costs, drive efficiencies, and increase innovation.
Have a strong understanding of government mandates, security, standards, and compliance for designing large scale cloud computing solutions.
The ideal candidate will have a variety of experiences working as an architect and systems or software or network engineer.
You will enjoy keeping your existing technical skills and developing new ones, to the point that you can not only contribute to but lead deep architecture discussions around systems and applications in the cloud.
You will regularly take part in deep-dive education and design exercises along with technical discussions to create world class systems for government agencies, educational institutions, and AWS partners who operate in the public sector space, including system integrators and ISVs.
You will be happy to roll up your sleeves, learn the deep details of systems, and generally do what it takes to achieve technical success for customers on the AWS platform.
Roles & Responsibilities :
The candidate will possess both technical and customer-facing skills that will allow them to be the technical face of Amazon within a solution providers’ ecosystem / environment as well as directly to end customers.
He or she will be able to drive discussions with senior personnel within an agency, as well as the technical background that enables him or her to easily interact and give guidance to software developers, IT pros, and system architects in public sector markets.
The ideal candidate will also have a demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges.
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