Internship: Partner Solutions Architect
Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA
3h ago
source : Wizbii


  • Do you like helping companies understand technology and solve tough technical problems?
  • Would you like to help some of the best known organizations in the world utilize cloud computing technologies?
  • Do you have a knack for building partnerships with companies to understand their businesses and their challenges and to apply your creativity to re-imagine how technology can change these companies?
  • Do you want to work for a company that embraces innovation and continuously considers what alternatives could make a difference?
  • Do you want to be part of team helping to establish Amazon Web Services as the leading cloud computing platform?
  • Are you someone who embraces learning and is looking for a role with potential to reinvent yourself many times over?
  • Would you like to be part of a team that is redefining the IT industry?
  • Amazon is continuously striving to be the most customer-centric company in the world. Amazon Web Services (AWS) has been helping over one million customers in over 190 countries, from Airbnb to GE, to deliver flexibility, scalability and reliability across their organizations.

    Behind this success are the exceptionally talented, bright and driven individuals who work hard, have fun and make history.

    Life at Amazon, and Amazon Web Services (AWS), is about thinking big and obsessing over what customers really need, changing the way technology is applied, and being bold and brave with your ideas.

    You will get the opportunity to learn and develop your skills, work with some of the brightest and most influential people in the IT industry, and be a trusted contributor to the success of our partners and of our customers.

    You should apply to AWS if you enjoy learning new things and have excellent customer facing skills with the ability to adapt according to your audience, whether that is the C-Level executive leadership team or a group of deeply technical architects.

    You will be supporting and working in close partnership with our partner development management team and other functions to help our partners realise their potential.

    As a Partner Solutions Architect, you will

    apply your creative and technical skills to understand the challenges and opportunities our partners (and their customers) are working on and build Cloud based architectures that allow them to run their most challenging workloads in the AWS Cloud.

    You will have the opportunity to continuously learn as the breadth of products and services evolves, and to be at the cutting edge of the industry in terms of Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Serverless and Container driven architectures, Analytics and Big Data, DevOps, and Security.

    You will help large organizations transform into contemporary, agile businesses, and you will see start-ups grow and thrive.

    A background in working with systems integrators and / or enterprise architecture for distributed software solutions (especially if you have experience with cloud solutions) is relevant, and you should have the ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges.

    Amazon is one of the few organisations where you will be encouraged and rewarded for doing what is right for the customer to support their long-term success.

    In this technical role, you will architect enterprise-grade Amazon Web Services solutions, own the technical relationship and deliverables with large partner(s), develop and execute multi-day workshops, lead white boarding sessions, author white papers and blog posts, and respond to complex technical inquiries.

    The ideal candidate will possess deep technical skill in software architecture, information security, compliance initiatives, software deployment and cloud computing as well as customer facing skills at all levels of a partner organization.

    The ideal candidate should also have a demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges.

    The ideal candidate is also an influencer by nature and must be seen as someone that partners are eager to engage with and have a strong hands-on approach.

    The ideal candidate will need to demonstrate :

  • Deep technical skill in software architectures and cloud computing
  • Customer facing skills ideally gained within a partner organization and have demonstrated the ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges.

  • A Masters Degree in computer science, MIS, engineering or equivalent technical degree
  • AWS Solution Architect Certificates; Associates, Developer, Professional.
  • Hands-on experience with Amazon Web Services (e.g. AWS Lambda, AWS API Gateway, Amazon ECS, Amazon DynamoDB, AWS CodeStar, AWS CodePipeline, AWS CodeCommit, AWS CodeBuild, AWS CodeDeploy, Amazon Elasticsearch service, Amazon Kinesis, Amazon CloudFront etc.)
  • Knowledge of multiple, modern development languages such as Ruby, Python and Node.js
  • Understanding of Machine Learning and Deep Learning concepts and technology
  • Experience in a customer-facing roles such as consultant, solutions engineer or solutions architect
  • Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success and we make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills.

    We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.

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