AWS / Devops Solutions Architect - Manager
Oak Brook, IL
Client is looking for high-caliber technologists who will deliver professional services in project implementation and integration of Amazon Web Services context within the customer?s IT framework. Responsibilities include, among others, leading customers through the design process to leverage a wide range of AWS services in their IT estate, working directly with AWS solution architects, client architects, and Client project teams to design a robust AWS architecture and help manage customer relationships. The ideal candidate will have deep technologyarchitecture consulting experience in customer-facing roles with deep AWS experience. As an AWS solution architect, you will be involved in designing and implementing AWS based solutions.
Candidate must have completed the following certifications:
? Certified AWS Solutions Architect ?Associate OR
? Certified AWS Solutions Architect ? Professional
Special skills / experience required:
? Ability to build architectures and provide prescriptive guidance across network, storage, operating systems, virtualization, RDBMS & NoSQL databases, mid-tier technologies that include application integration, Streaming, in-memory caches, and security.
? Ability to facility architecture decisions related to AWS services (Route 53, ELB, EC2, ECS, SQS, SNS, CloudWatch, Lambda, DynamoDB, Kinesis, etc.)
? Deep experience in containerization platform services (Kubernetes, Docker, OpenShift, Cloud Foundry)
? Strong experience in using AWS Dynamo DB (or other NoSQL DB) and RDS
? Strong experience in building and deploying applications on the Cloud, using CI/CD frameworks and Infrastructure automation.
? Exposure to End-to-End Monitoring (CloudWatch, ELK, Splunk, etc.)
? Serve as technical liaison between customers, engineering & support teams
? Conduct deep-dive ?hands-on? training sessions for developers and serve as AWS evangelist, educating development teams on AWS Services
? Participate in deep architectural discussions to build confidence and ensure customer success when building new and migrating existing applications, software and services on the AWS platform.
? Capture and share best-practice knowledge amongst the AWS SA community
BA/BS with a minimum of five years of prior consulting/professional services and project management experience; 10-15years overall experience.
? Excellent verbal/written communications & org skills with ability to facilitate meetings and conduct consulting activities
? Experience as a team lead in consultative role on customer engagements involving software application projects
? Ability to be hands-on in leadership roles as well as manage others to execute and deliver project deliverables
? Working knowledge all AWS web services. Knowledge of the following also beneficial:
- Cloud migration methodologies and processes, including tools like Racemi
- Reference architecture development
- DevOps on an AWS platform
? Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
? Excellent organizational, multi-tasking, and time-management skills
? Proven ability to work independently