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Cloud Architect

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Amazon Connect Technology Services (Beijing) Co., Ltd.
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Job Description

Practice Manager

Job summary:
Would you like a career that gives you opportunities to help customers and partners use cloud computing web services to do big new things faster, at lower cost? Do you like to work on-site in a variety of business environments, leading teams through high impact projects using the newest technology? Would you like to gain the deepest customer and partner insights on maximizing the value of cloud computing technologies?

At AWS, we’re hiring highly technical Practice Manager 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 guide implementation projects. These Professional Services engagements will focus on key customer solutions such as, web applications, enterprise applications, high-performance computing, big data, test and development, as well as backup, archiving and disaster recovery/

Responsibilities include:
  • Expertise - Collaborate with AWS field sales, pre-sales, training and support teams to help partners and customers learn and use AWS services such as Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), Amazon RDS databases, AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM), etc.
  • Solution Design - Define and deliver on-site technical engagements with partners and customers. Activities include participating in pre-sales, understanding the customer's requirements, and providing advice on solution design.
  • Implementation – Working together with our partners, provide advisory services to our customers on the implementation of robust technical solutions for their Cloud migrations.
  • Insights - Work with AWS Engineering, Support and Business Development teams to convey partner and customer feedback as input to AWS technology roadmaps.

Basic Qualifications

Primary requirements:
  • Customer facing skills to represent AWS 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
  • Highly technical and analytical.
  • Possess 7 or more years of IT implementation experience
  • Deep hands-on experience leading the design, development and deployment of business software at scale
  • Proven experience with software development life cycle (SDLC) and agile/iterative methodologies required
  • Experience with IT compliance and risk management requirements (eg. security, privacy, SOX, HIPPA etc.)
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills and ability to lead effectively across organizations
  • BS level technical degree required; Computer Science or Math background preferred

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Preferred Qualifications

Preferred requirements:
  • Strong track record of implementing AWS services in a variety of distributed computing environments
  • Integration of AWS cloud services with on-premise technologies from Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, HP, SAP etc.
  • Current hands-on software development experience required; Internet-related business models preferred
  • Masters degree in Computer Science


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