Job Responsibilities : Solutions Architect – Amazon File
Salary : $159000 per year
Company : Amazon Dev Center U.S., Inc.
Location : Remote US
- 2+ years of design implementation or consulting experience in applications or infrastructures
- 4+ years within specific technology domain areas (e.g. software development cloud computing systems engineering infrastructure security networking data & analytics)
Job summary Do you want to join a team of creative and talented engineers product managers and solutions architects who are building and operating a world class high-performance storage service? The Amazon File team (Amazon EFS and Amazon FSx) is growing fast and we need your help to facilitate the explosive growth in file storage – across both cloud-native and traditional enterprise data! Amazon Web Services (AWS) is looking for a Solutions Architect to join the Amazon File service team as a technical leader advocate and evangelist for one of the fastest growing services at AWS. Amazon file services (Amazon EFS and Amazon FSx) makes it easy and cost effective to launch run and scale feature-rich high-performance file systems in the cloud. It supports a wide range of workloads with its reliability security scalability and broad set of capabilities. Amazon FSx is built on the latest AWS compute networking and disk technologies to provide high performance and lower TCO. And as a fully managed service it handles hardware provisioning patching and backups — freeing you up to focus on your applications your end users and your business. Today we provide four widely-used file systems: NetApp ONTAP OpenZFS Windows File Server and Lustre. Amazon EFS is a fully managed service that makes it easy to set up and scale shared file storage in the AWS Cloud. It’s designed for a wide variety of use cases: data analytics video rendering genomics analysis web serving DevOps content management and home directories to name a few. As a Solutions Architect with Amazon file you will build technical relationships with customers of all sizes and operate as their trusted advisor ensuring they get the most out of the cloud at every stage of their journey. You will be a member of a team that owns the overall technical relationship between Amazon file services and our customers making recommendations on security cost performance reliability and operational efficiency to accelerate their challenging mission-critical projects. Internally you will be the voice of the customer sharing their needs and wants to inform the roadmap of Amazon file features. In this role you will be responsible for thinking big setting direction and priorities driving definitions delivering results growing customer adoption and ensuring we exceed all customer expectations. You will need to dive deep on all our Amazon file systems creating reference architectures quick starts solutions blog posts online videos presentations whitepapers and other technical content to evangelize and educate others on the Amazon file services. You will also have opportunities to share technical content in front of customers by delivering workshops and presenting at meetups summits re:Invent and other public and private settings. This position within the Amazon file team represents a unique and rare opportunity to get in on the ground floor within one of the fastest growing services at AWS and help shape the technology product and business. Mentorship and Career Growth Our team is dedicated to supporting new team members. Our team has a broad mix of experience levels and Amazon tenures and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. Our service team members truly enjoy mentoring and on-boarding new members through one-on-one mentoring. We care about your career growth. We try to assign projects and tasks based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded Solutions Architect leader and enable them to take on more complex features and services in the future. Work/Life Balance Our team is focused on balancing life with work and does this via work autonomy and by prioritizing solutions and processes that enable us to scale faster than the business. The Amazon file service team is mostly located in Boston and New York with customers and events around the globe so occasional travel may be required. Inclusive Team Culture Here at AWS we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups reaching 40000 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 14 Leadership Principles which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives learn and be curious and earn trust.
- Deep experience how SAN and NAS solutions integrate into large-scale production applications
- Deep experience with file storage platforms and protocols including lustre SMB NFS etc. and related IT technologies like compute and networking
- Experience with replication high availability archiving backup & restore and disaster recovery/business continuity storage practices
- Experience in technical consulting and architecture with large-scale engagements
- Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
- Experience communicating effectively across internal and external organizations
- Understanding direct and indirect AWS services related to AWS storage services including AWS Backup EFS FSx S3 S3 Glacier Storage Gateway EC2 EBS VPC networking etc.
- Professional experience architecting/operating solutions built on AWS
The pay range for this position in Colorado is $130000 – 154000 (yr.). However base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge skills and experience. A sign-on bonus and restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package in addition to a full range of medical financial and/or other benefits dependent on the position offered. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via Amazon’s internal or external careers site.
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