Senior Solutions Architect - West Africa, WWPS
lagos, NG
4d ago
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Job title : Senior Solutions Architect - West Africa, WWPS jobs in Lagos Job Location : Lagos Deadline : August 12, 2022

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  • Job ID : 1976756

    Department : Solutions Architect

    Job Summary

  • In your role, you will have the opportunity to help shape and deliver on a strategy to build mind share and broad use of Amazon's utility computing web services (Amazon EC2 compute, Amazon S3 storage, Amazon Simple DB / RDS databases, Amazon CloudFront CDN, etc.
  • within large strategic accounts.

  • Your broad responsibilities will include : owning the technical engagement and ultimate success around specific implementation projects, working cross-organizationally to facilitate widespread use and adoption of the AWS platform, and developing deep expertise in the AWS technologies as well as broad know-how around how applications and services are constructed using the AWS platform.
  • The ideal candidate will possess customer-facing skills that will allow them to represent AWS well within the customer's environment and drive discussions with senior personnel regarding trade-offs, best practices, and risk mitigation.
  • He / she should also have a demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges.
  • Key Job Responsibilities

  • Support the AWS Business development team to help formulate a strategy to help the adoption of AWS within West Africa.
  • Guide customers to ensure success in building and migrating applications, software and services following the principles of the AWS Well-Architected Framework.
  • Help educate enterprise customers on the value proposition of AWS, and participate in deep architectural discussions to ensure solutions are designed for successful deployment in the cloud.
  • Help provide one-to-few and one-to-many training sessions to transfer knowledge to customers considering or already using AWS.
  • Capture and share best-practice knowledge among the AWS solutions architecture community.
  • Author or otherwise contribute to AWS customer-facing publications such as white papers.
  • Build deep relationships with senior technical individuals within customers to enable them to be cloud advocates.
  • Act as a technical liaison between customers, service engineering teams and support.
  • A day in the life :

  • Every day as a Solutions Architect is different.
  • One day you could be building a Proof-of-Concept to show a customer the art of the possible, the next you could be writing content that helps our customers accelerate, the next coaching others on a technology you have expertise in.
  • It's a truly varied role, that allows you to play to your strengths.
  • Basic Qualifications

  • Background in any of the following : Cloud Architecture, Systems Design, Software Development, Infrastructure Architecture, Data Engineering or DevOps
  • Technical Degree (Computer Science, Maths, Engineering or equivalent) and / or relevant tech experience.
  • Passion for technology and for learning.
  • Preferred Qualifications :

    The following qualifications are desired but not required :

  • Continued or advanced learning (Master, MBA, PhD or equivalent).
  • Experience designing, building, refactoring or operating IT systems - either on-premises or in the cloud
  • Working knowledge of cloud-native architectures
  • Knowledge of a modern programming language (Python, JavaScript, Go, .Net, Java, etc.) and / or scripting, Infrastructure as Code etc.
  • Experience working in a customer-facing role
  • Experience with public speaking
  • AWS certification (e.g. AWS Solutions Architect Associate or Professional) or other industry certification.
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