Senior Cloud Consultant

Employer
Amazon.com, Inc.
Location
Herndon, VA
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Hours
Full Time
Do you like helping US Intelligence Community agencies implement innovative cloud computing solutions and solve technical problems? Would you like to do this using the latest cloud computing technologies? Do you have a knack for helping these groups understand application architectures and integration approaches, and the consultative and leadership skills to launch a project on a trajectory to success? Are you familiar with security best practices for applications, servers, and networks? Do you want to be part of the business development team helping to establish Amazon Web Services (AWS) as a leading technology platform?Amazon Web Services is looking for highly talented and technical consultants to help accelerate our growing Professional Services business. This is an excellent opportunity to join Amazon's world class technical teams, working with some of the best and brightest engineers while also developing your skills and furthering your career within one of the most innovative and progressive technology companies.Professional Services engage in a wide variety of projects for customers and partners, providing collective experience from across the AWS customer base and are obsessed about strong success for the Customer. Our team collaborates across the entire AWS organization to bring access to product and service teams, to get the right solution delivered and drive feature innovation based upon customer needs.We are looking for someone who is passionate about:* Be great fun to work with at AWS, we have a credo of "Work hard. Have fun. Make history". In this role, you will love what you do, and instinctively know how to make work fun. You will be dynamic and creative, and willing to take on any challenge and make a big impact.* Enjoy working with Intelligence Community customers. You will have a passion for educating, training, designing, and building cloud solutions for a diverse and challenging set of Intelligence Community customers.* Have a strong understanding of large scale computing solutions. The ideal candidate will have past experience working as a systems or support engineer. You will enjoy keeping your existing technical skills honed and developing new ones, so you can make strong contributions to deep architecture discussions. You will regularly take part in deep-dive education and design exercises to create world-class solutions built on AWS.Amazon aims to be the most customer centric company on earth. Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers critical applications for hundreds of thousands of businesses in 190 countries around the world.* *For additional information or to send your resume directly, please email Chris Widmann at widmannc@amazon.com**Basic Qualifications* 7+ years of design/implementation/consulting experience with distributed applications or equivalent education experience* 5+ years of software development tools and methodologies* 5+ years of experience with documentation and written communication.* 3+ years of experience of presenting to executives, IT Management, or developers* Technical degree required* This position requires that applicant selected be a US citizen and obtain and maintain a TS/SCI US Government clearance with polygraph. TS/SCI eligibility is not required to start; however, the applicant selected will be subject to a Single-Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified national security information. Applicants with a current SSBI, SBPR, or PPR, may be eligible for crossover in accordance with ICPG 704.4.* *For additional information or to email your resume directly, please send to Chris Widmann at widmannc@amazon.com.**Preferred Qualifications* 7+ years of experience in infrastructure architecture, database architecture, software, DevOps and networking* Experience in technology/software sales consulting or equivalent skills* Professional experience architecting/deploying/operating solutions built on AWS* Experience working within software development or Internet-related industries* Experience migrating or transforming legacy customer solutions to the cloud* Experience managing highly available data center operations with responsibility for infrastructure robustness, including networking, server hardware and storage* Understanding of Federal Government application, server, and network security requirements such as ICD 503, FISMA and FedRAMP.* Technical degree required; Computer Science or Math background highly desiredaws-solarch-na* MVP221982Apply for this job onlineApplyShareEmail this job to a friendReferShare on your newsfeedPosted by StartWire.