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Amazon Corporate LLC AWS Solutions Architect in Denver, Colorado

This position can be located in CO, NM, or NV.Do you like helping customers implement innovative cloud computing solutionsand solve technical problems? Would you like to do this using the latestcloud computing technologies? Do you have a knack for helping groupsunderstand application architectures and integration approaches, and theconsultative and leadership skills to launch a project on a trajectory tosucceAre you familiar with security best practices for applications, servers,and networks? Do you want to be part of the business development teamhelping to establish Amazon Web Services (AWS) as a leading technologyplatform? Would you like to be part of a sales group, but have youropinion valued as a technical resource as part of planning and strategies?Amazon Web Services is looking for a Solutions Architect to help accelerateour growing Higher Education and Education Technology (EDU/EdTech)business as part of the World Wide Public Sector practice. This is anexcellent opportunity to join Amazon's technical teams, and technicalmanagers while also developing your skills and furthering your career withinone of the most innovative and progressive technology companies anywhere.As a Solutions Architect within AWS, you will have the opportunity to helpshape and deliver on a strategy to build broad use of Amazon's utilitycomputing web services (e.g., AWS EC2, AWS S3, AWS RDS, and AWSCloudFront) directly with customers and our ecosystem of system integratorsand solution providers. Your broad responsibilities will include: owning thetechnical engagement and ultimate success around specific implementationprojects; defining implementation architectures, responding to RFPs,developing a deep expertise in the AWS technologies as well as broad know-howaround how applications and services are constructed using the AWS platform;and being a subject matter expert on security as it relates to customerapplicaAs a Solutions Architect on our team, you will provide exceptional technicaldesign and thought leadership to the EDU and EdTech markets for cloudcomputing working with a world class sales and business development team. Youwill lead efforts to capture and share best-practice knowledge amongst the AWSsolution architect community. You will gain the opportunity to learn from,collaborate with, and educate some of the brightest technical minds in theindustry today across the breadth of enterprise architecture.Ability to travel up to 30% of the time.Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering ourculture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefitofferings, and we host annual and ongoing learning experiences, includingour Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (genderdiversity) conferences. Amazon's culture of inclusion is reinforced withinour 14 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverseperspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.Basic Qualifications* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineer, Math or related fieldor equivalent experience* 7+ years enterprise IT experience that includes at least 2 years ofhands-on software development, Operations, DevOps engineering, orsystems architecture* 1+ years of Cloud computing experience using publicly available servicesAmazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equalopportunity 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 protectedstatus. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request anaccommodation, please visit