AWS Architect

Confidential Company - Cairo

Applicants for
1 open position
Experience Needed:
More than 5 years
Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Type:
Full Time
1 open position
Travel Frequency:
Up to 25% travel
About the Job
  • Our startup is looking for Solutions Architects (SAs) - experienced technologists with technical depth and strong interpersonal skills.
  • AWS SAs are passionate about working with customers to help build applications at scale. This includes enabling innovation through continuous deployment in DevOps w/ technologies like Chef and Puppet, building web & mobile scale-out applications using Memcached or Redis, RDBMS (MySQL, AWS Aurora, Oracle, SQL Server, and Postgres) and/or NoSQL (AWS DynamoDB, MongoDB, and Cassandra) data stores, building IoT use cases and implementing big data analytics w/ technologies like Hadoop, Spark, EMR, RedShift, and Kinesis.
  • AWS SAs have breadth across technology stacks with deep hands-on skills.
  • AWS SAs build architectures & provide prescriptive guidance across the network, storage, operating systems, virtualization, RDBMS & NoSQL databases, Hadoop, mid-tier technologies that include application integration, in-memory caches, and security.
  • You must be self–motivated with a proven track record of delivering results in software/technology sales or consulting.
  • You will have a demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, create technical definition around customer objectives in complex situations, develop solution strategies, motivate & mobilize resources, and deliver results.
  • The ability to connect technology with measurable business value is critical to a solutions architect.
  • The AWS SA team provides a ramping program that includes self-paced learning, instructor-led training, hands-on projects, job shadowing opportunities, and a peer-reviewed opportunity to demonstrate your knowledge.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Partner with the management team to design solutions for customers, drive AWS adoption and revenue.
  • Be an AWS evangelist. Educate customers of all sizes on the value proposition of AWS.
  • Establish credibility & build deep relationships with senior technical individuals within customers to enable them to be cloud advocates.
  • Participate in deep architectural discussions to build confidence and ensure customer success when building new and migrating existing applications, software, and services on the AWS platform.
  • Conduct deep-dive “hands-on” education/training sessions to transfer knowledge to customers considering or already using AWS.
  • Capture and share best-practice knowledge amongst the AWS SA community.
  • Author or contribute to AWS customer-facing publications such as white papers, tutorials, etc.
  • Present sessions at AWS and industry conferences.
  • Technical liaison between customers, service engineering & support teams.
  • Travel 30% or more as required.

Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications

  • 5+ years design & implementation experience with distributed applications
  • 5+ years experience in networking; infrastructure or database architecture
  • Working knowledge of software development tools and methodologies
  • Technical degree required; Computer Science or Math background desired

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ years software/technology customer facing experience
  • Experience with “on-premise to cloud” migrations or IT transformations
  • Experience architecting/operating solutions built on AWS
  • Presentation skills with a high degree of comfort speaking with executives, IT Management, and developers
  • Excellent communication skills with an ability to right level conversations
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly
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