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Amazon Corporate LLC Principal SA - Capture .and. Proposal in Denver, Colorado

* This position can be located in the greater Washington DC area; Seattle,WA; San Francisco, CA; or Denver, CO areasDo 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 Principal Solutions Architect to helpaccelerate our growing business as part of our capture and proposal team. Thisis a strategic position for an IT professional who has deep technicalexperience and also worked with public sector procurement, informationsecurity, IT management, and related disciplines.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., Amazon Lambda, Amazon S3, Amazon EC2,and Amazon CloudFront) directly for internal capture and proposal efforts,as well as our ecosystem of systems integrators, consulting and technologypartners. Your broad responsibilities will include: evaluating industrytrends across RFx materials in the RFx pipeline, and developing commonstrategies and architectures to address these trends; performing strategicanalysis for specific RFx materials, and developing or aiding in thedevelopment of technical responses to customer RFIs and RFPs; working withcustomers and partners throughout the capture and proposal process; owningthe technical engagement and ultimate success around specific implementationprojects; defining implementation architectures; helping partners developarchitectures and understanding AWS services; developing a deep expertise inthe AWS technologies as well as broad know-how around how applications andservices are constructed using the AWS platform; and being a subject matterexpert on security as it relates to customer applications and services.As a Solutions Architect on our team, you will provide exceptional technicaldesign and thought leadership to our customers while working with a worldclass sales and business development team. You will lead efforts to captureand share best-practice knowledge amongst the AWS solution architectcommunity. You will gain the opportunity to learn from, collaborate with,and educate some of the brightest technical minds in the industry today acrossthe breadth of enterprise architecture.We are looking for someone who is passionate about the following:* Helping our customers to design and create cloud computing architectures* Our company credo: "Work hard. Have fun. Make history." It'scritical to love what you do and take pride in your value proposition to ourcustomers.* Deep-dive technical discussions around design and an intellectual curiosityto always keep your technical skills current while maintaining a pulse onindustry trends.With experience in the following key areas:* Technical presentation experience - White board, small and large grouppresentations* Technical - Web Services development/deployment experience, cloud computing* Operational - Web site/services operations, management, and security* Some travel (.and.lt20%) is required for training and client visitsBasic Qualifications* 10+ years enterprise IT application experience* 2+ years of hands-on software development, DevOps engineering, systemsadministration, Network Administration, IT Security, SystemsArchitecture or other technical discipline* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering/MIS, Math orrelat