Solutions Architect, AGS-EMEA Account SA – MENAT in Istanbul, Turkey

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At Amazon Web Services (AWS), we’re excited to be growing and hiring Solution Architects to work with our our customers in transforming their business. We are looking for experienced and motivated technologists who possess a unique balance of technical depth and strong interpersonal skills. You will partner with many companies, AWS Sales and several other AWS teams to craft highly scalable, flexible and resilient cloud architectures that address customer business problems and accelerate the adoption of AWS services. In collaboration with sales, you will drive revenue growth across a broad set of customers. As a trusted customer advocate, the solutions architect will help organizations understand leading practices around advanced cloud-based solutions, and how to migrate existing workloads to the cloud. We work backwards from our customer strategic objectives to help them determine the appropriate technology path to follow in order to create value for their business and their customers.

Key job responsibilities

  • As a key member of the SA team, ensure success in designing, building and modernizing applications, software, and services on the AWS platform.

  • Provide architectural guidance and recommendations on running applications efficiently and reliably on AWS platform.

  • Demonstrated communication skills and ability to convey complex ideas to a non-technical audience with an ability to connect technology with measurable business value.

  • Participate in deep architectural discussions and design exercises to create world-class solutions built on AWS while crafting solutions that are designed for deployment in the cloud.

  • Author or otherwise contribute to AWS customer-facing publications such as blogs, white papers, and proof of concepts.

  • Share customer feedback to internal product management and engineering teams to help drive the future of AWS cloud.

  • Conduct one-to-few and one-to-many training sessions to transfer knowledge to customers considering or already using AWS

  • In partnership with the sales team, formulate and execute strategies to achieve business outcomes through the adoption of the AWS platform.

  • Build deep relationships with senior technical individuals within customers to enable them to be cloud advocates.

  • Capture and share leading practice knowledge within the AWS solutions architect community.

A day in the life

You will have the opportunity to work with account managers to help customers accelerate their cloud implementation to modernize their business on AWS. Working with these customers, you will help them transform existing workloads by designing modern target architectures optimized for business agility, innovation, performance, resiliency, cost, security, and more using both native and partner solutions. Our teams focus on understanding customer key business drivers as well as the existing application architecture(s) to deliver a technical recommendation to the customer with a goal of designing a robust cloud architecture that can scale as their business requires.

About the team

Team Culture

At AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have thirteen employee-led affinity groups, reaching 85,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 16 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

Work/Life Balance

Our team puts a high value on work-life harmony. Striking a healthy balance between your personal and professional life is crucial to your happiness and success here. We are a customer-obsessed organization—leaders start with the customer and work backwards. They work vigorously to earn and keep customer trust. As such, this is a customer facing role in a hybrid delivery model. Project engagements include remote delivery methods and onsite engagement that will include travel to customer locations as needed.

Mentorship & Career Growth

Our team is dedicated to supporting new members. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded professional and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Istanbul, TUR

Basic Qualifications

  • 8+ years of specific technology domain areas (e.g. software development, cloud computing, systems engineering, infrastructure, security, networking, data & analytics) experience

  • 3+ years of design, implementation, or consulting in applications and infrastructures experience

  • 10+ years of IT development or implementation/consulting in the software or Internet industries experience

  • Have a demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience architecting or deploying Cloud/Virtualization solutions in enterprise customers

  • Knowledge of software development tools and methodologies

  • Knowledge of AWS services, market segments, customer base and industry verticals

  • High level of comfort communicating effectively across internal and external organizations

  • Knowledge of Machine Learning/AI including Generative AI

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