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Principal Solutions Architect, Strategic Accounts


As an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Principal Solutions Architect within the Strategic Accounts segment, you are responsible for partnering with our most valuable customers to design cloud architectures utilizing AWS services. In this role, you will help our customers solve business challenges such as rapidly releasing products/services to the market or building an elastic, scalable, cost optimized application. You will engage with product owners to influence product direction and help our customers tap into new markets by utilizing AWS Services. You will also look for patterns and trends that can be broadly applied across an industry segment or a set of customers that can help accelerate innovation. Along the way, you will get the opportunity to enhance your own body of knowledge and have some fun.

As a core member of the account team, you will drive revenue growth across a specific customer. As a trusted customer advocate, you will help organizations understand and implement advanced cloud-based solutions, and how to migrate and scale existing workloads in the cloud. You will have the opportunity to shape and execute a strategy to build knowledge and broad use of AWS. You will also need to be adept at interacting, communicating and partnering with other teams within AWS such as services teams, marketing, and professional services, as well as representing your team to executive management.

For this role, we are looking for folks who have technical breadth complimented by technical depth in one or two areas, business aptitude, and the ability to lead in-depth technology discussions, articulating the business value of the AWS platform and services. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are required for engaging with Enterprise Architects, Technical Architects, Cloud Architects, Directors, VP’s and CXOs.

If you are excited about the prospect of using your cloud architecture experience to assist our most valuable customers, tackling challenging problems, have a hand in shaping the future of cloud adoption, enhancing and growing your own skills, and having fun, then we would love to hear from you.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform. We pioneered cloud computing and never stopped innovating — that’s why customers from the most successful startups to Global 500 companies trust our robust suite of products and services to power their businesses.

Here at AWS, it’s in our nature to learn and be curious. Our employee-led affinity groups foster a culture of inclusion that empower us to be proud of our differences. Ongoing events and learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences, inspire us to never stop embracing our uniqueness.

We value work-life harmony. Achieving success at work should never come at the expense of sacrifices at home, which is why flexible work hours and arrangements are part of our culture. When we feel supported in the workplace and at home, there’s nothing we can’t achieve in the cloud.

We’re continuously raising our performance bar as we strive to become Earth’s Best Employer. That’s why you’ll find endless knowledge-sharing, mentorship and other career-advancing resources here to help you develop into a better-rounded professional.

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

Dallas, TX, USA | New York, NY, USA | San Francisco, CA, USA | Seattle, WA, USA


– 10+ years experience in infrastructure and network architecture, DevOps, or software engineering
– 10+ years design/implementation/consulting experience with enterprise applications
– Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field of study or 12+ years of related work experience


– Professional experience architecting, operating cloud-based solutions.
– AWS Solution Architecture certification or relevant cloud expertise.
– Experience migrating or transforming legacy customer solutions to the cloud.
– Working knowledge of software development tools and methodologies.
– Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly.
– Presentation skills with a high degree of comfort speaking with executives, IT Management, and developers.
– Experience in technology/software sales or pre-sales consulting.
– Experience with a programming or scripting language.
– Hands-on experience developing AI/ML applications on cloud infrastructure
– Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
– Able to adapt to new technologies, learn quickly, and manage high ambiguity.

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