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Solutions Architect - AWS
Ref No.: 18-04315
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Our client is a Premier Amazon Web Services Consulting Partner and Microsoft Gold partner. We are currently seeking an experienced and motivated Solution Architect to join our expanding Cloud Services business unit and work with some of the best Cloud Architects and Cloud Engineers in the market.  A successful candidate will bring an enthusiasm for professional services delivery work, hands-on experience developing cloud services centric architectures, and a willingness to contribute to the overall team.  The Solution Architect must be able to interface directly with customers, support project engagements, work collaboratively with other team members and groups within the Cloud Services business unit, and be a trusted advisor and consultant to the customer.  The Solution Architect tasks on any task - big or small - to efficiently and effectively get the job done and support our customer service and delivery missions.  Our Solution Architects support the full life cycle of their assigned client engagements - from discovery and analysis - through operational readiness activities.

Core Responsibilities
  • Support the full project lifecycle - to include: consulting, discovery, analysis, architecture, design, documentation, building, migration, automation and production-readiness activities
  • Produce high-quality technical design, build and procedure documentation
  • Support project engagements, work collaboratively with other team members, communicate effectively, and foster team success
  • Provide transparent and regular status updates to Project and Account Management team members
  • Actively contribute to internal efforts
  • Be able to jump into troubleshooting efforts when asked and as needed
  • Support after-hours incident escalations and/or maintenance windows as needed
  • Achieve and maintain AWS certification levels
  • Support pre-sales efforts when requested

Required Skills
  • 2+ years working or consulting directly on customer-facing project engagements
  • 2+ years leveraging AWS platform services in a hands-on capacity
  • Ability to work within an organized and structured delivery-centric professional services team
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate with other team members and with customers
  • Ability to support discovery, analysis and planning activities with clients
  • Ability to understand and translate customer requirements into industry-proven design patterns and recommendations
  • Proven ability to architect, design and implement cloud-based and/or cloud-native solutions
  • Hands-on experience deploying and configuring both Windows and Linux system stacks
  • Hands-on experience configuring supporting common infrastructure roles and tools (e.g.: DNS, NTP, Group Policy, Active Directory/ADFS, Web Application Firewalls, logging services, web proxies)
  • Hands-on experience with the development of automation scripts, container services or serverless compute highly preferred
  • Hands-on experience with infrastructure as code concepts and related software highly preferred (e.g.: Chef, Puppet, Terraform)
  • Proven ability to troubleshoot complex issues within customer environments when needed
  • Able to interface and work cooperatively with Cloud Systems Administrators when needed
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to produce clean, high-quality technical documentation and deliverables
  • Strong analytic, organization, presentation, customer service and facilitation skills
  • Willingness and ability to collaborate across internal practices and with other team members

Required Experience
  • 2+ years working or consulting directly on customer-facing project engagements
  • 2+ years leveraging AWS platform services in a hands-on capacity
  • Proof of active AWS Solution Architect Associate, Professional or specialty-track certification desired
  • Bachelor's Degree required or additional 4 years of relevant Information Technology experience accepted in lieu of degree
Neil Corp 
Senior Technical Recruiter



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