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Specialist Solution Architect: Storage

Specialist Solution Architect: Storage

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Amazon Web Services Australia Pty Ltd
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Job Description

Are you passionate about next-generation cloud storage options such as Amazon S3, Glacier, Snowball and Elastic Filesystem? Are you excited by the scaling challenges of integrating huge on-premise SAN and NAS installations with cloud storage services, to increase availability and simplify disaster recovery? Come join us!

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is looking for an experienced Storage Solutions Architect, who will be the Subject Matter Expert (SME) for designing storage architectures that leverage AWS services to increase availability and drive down costs for customers. The Storage Solutions Architect will partner closely with the Storage Business Development and Sales teams, to enable large-scale customer use cases and drive the adoption and revenue of AWS storage services. The Storage SA will develop white papers, blogs, reference implementations, and presentations to enable customers and 3rd parties to fully leverage AWS storage services. The Storage SA will also create field enablement materials for the broader SA population, to help other SA’s understand how to integrate AWS storage options into customer architectures.

Roles and Responsibilities
  • Evangelizing current and future AWS services and technologies
  • Building and maintaining technical trusted advisor relationships with influential technical decision makers for the successful adoption and deployment of AWS services and technologies
  • Work in collaboration with the sales team to create and execute business plans to accelerate the adoption of AWS, exceed revenue goals, and drive customer satisfaction
  • Capture and share best-practice knowledge amongst the AWS solutions architect community
  • Identifying customer requirements and providing feedback into appropriate AWS services teams

Basic Qualifications

  • 10-15 years design/implementation/consulting experience of large-scale storage solutions
  • Deep experience with IT storage architectures, and how SAN and NAS solutions integrate into large-scale production applications.
  • Experience with replication, high availability, archiving, backup & restore, and disaster recovery/business continuity storage practices.
  • Technical consulting and architecture with large-scale engagements
  • A talent for being able to influence and build mindshare convincingly with any audience. Confident and experienced in public speaking to large audiences
  • Ability to work across an Asia Pacific context (Australia/New Zealand, ASEAN, India, Korea).
  • Experience using and adapting to new technologies

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Enterprise storage vendors such as EMC, NetApp, Veritas, HP, IBM and, Commvault.
  • Experience with encryption-at-rest and key management solutions.
  • Professional experience architecting/operating solutions built on AWS
  • Understanding of AWS Storage Services such as S3, EBS, EFS, Glacier etc. Use of AWS in production a plus.
  • Bachelor’s or Higher Degree in Computer Science or related field preferred.

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