Jobs at Amazon – Sr. Partner Solutions Architect

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Job Description:

As a Partner Solutions Architect focused on the South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa within Amazon Web Services (AWS), you will have the opportunity to help shape and deliver on a strategy to build mind share and broad use of Amazon Web Services across the partner community. Your broad responsibilities will include: owning the technical engagement and technology strategy with key AWS partners.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide the architectural guidance and recommendations necessary to promote successful partner engagements worldwide for example for summits, workshops, product launches and other external events.
  • Champion AWS partners
  • Assist solution providers with the definition of technical strategies that will enable them to sell more of their offering on the AWS platform.
  • Capture and share best-practice knowledge with our broader Solution Architect community
  • Educate the AWS services and solutions to the wide partner community

Job Requirements:

  • This position is based in South Africa and some travel may be required
  • The right person will possess significant hands on implementation or consulting experience and demonstrate a strong knowledge in software development, IT operations or IT transformation domains
  • The successful candidate will have spent several years of their career in customer or partner facing roles and a proven record of effective collaborations across multiple internal organizations and interactions with partner and customers.
  • Experience working with end user or developer communities.
  • Experience supporting partners and programs.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills are a must. Past experience writing and publishing technical whitepapers desirable.
  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science, Math or Technical background is highly desired
  • Fluency in the English language is essential and French is desirable
  • Experience working with AWS technologies
  • AWS Certification (recommended not mandatory), eg. AWS Solutions Architect Associate

Job Details:

Company: Amazon

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg

Application Deadline: N/A

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