Solutions Architect - Enterprise Migrations And Modernization

Amazon.Com, Inc. Houston , TX 77020

Posted 2 months ago

Would you like to engage with organizations to help them achieve extensive business value by migrating and modernizing technology landscapes to AWS?

At Amazon Web Services (AWS), we're hiring Enterprise Migrations and Modernization Solution architects to work with and enable our enterprise account teams and customers accelerate their cloud migration journey. Driving customer engagement, you will have an exciting opportunity to shape and deliver migration business within the Enterprise segment.

You will have the opportunity to work alongside our enterprise account teams and solution architects to help customers accelerate their cloud migration journey, and modernize their business on AWS. Working with strategic customers in , you would help them to understand readiness and to develop a migration strategy across a broader team of cross-functional resources at the customer. At the onset of a large migration engagement, you would focus on understanding customer business drivers as well as the existing data center architecture to deliver a cloud readiness assessment to the customer, then use these inputs to design reliable and scalable cloud infrastructure foundations, as well as help build the overall migration plan.

You will have the ability to gain hands-on technical credibility with internal as well as customer technical leaders.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about:

  • Creating, articulating, and positioning an innovative and compelling value proposition so that customer executives clearly realize the benefits and transformation value of migrating to AWS

  • Defining and executing technical migration strategies by working with highly technical teams within AWS (Solutions Architects, Technical Account Managers, Professional Services consultants and Managed services partners)

  • Working with large scale network, compute and storage architectures to help remove roadblocks in customer migration projects

  • Engaging with development, infrastructure, security and IT operations teams at the customer and identifying repeatable patterns and architectures for cloud migration

  • Driving the co-development of new go-to-market approaches and opportunities with the Geo business lead.

  • Identifying platform improvements, influencing future iterations of the AWS platform and the Migration Acceleration Program

  • Engaging with C-level customer executives to inspire, define and execute on Enterprise cloud migration strategies demonstrating thought-leadership and a 'can do' approach to enterprise migrations, working backwards from customer needs

  • 7+ yrs experience in a Solutions Architect, Enterprise Architect, or Lead Architect role leading the discovery, design, and construction of large scale Enterprise Migration solutions

  • Experience architecting, designing, migrating workloads to the public cloud

  • Experience in a range of migration discovery, profiling, migration automation, and operations technologies and tools

  • Undergraduate degree or 7+ years of experience in software design, implementation, or consulting experience with distributed applications in lieu of no Bachelor's degree or equivalent military experience

  • Willingness to travel to customer locations as needed. Estimated 30% travel requirement

  • Multi-tier distributed architecture experience within IT consulting, IT operations, application development or support to include the following: experience migrating, architecting, operating on premises or cloud-based solutions, or experience transforming legacy IT solutions, and working knowledge of software development tools and methodologies

  • 5+ years across Enterprise IT in multiple of the following areas: Infrastructure architecture; Database architecture; Networking; Zero downtime migrations, IT Security; Data Center Operations, Cloud operating models, Software design or development

  • 5+ Experience architecting highly available, resilient, fault tolerant systems that utilize load balancing, horizontal/vertical scaling and high availability

  • Previous experience leading data center or cloud migration projects

  • Understanding large IT budgets, complex vendor relationships, and working with diverse teams to justify cloud migrations

  • Depth in various migration techniques such as re-host, refactor, re-architect

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit


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