Sr. Solutions Architect - Cloud Migration & Modernization
Irvine, CA 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description
Digital transformation is one of the top three priorities in 11 out of 15 industries. Amazon Web Services (AWS) aspires to help our customers achieve their own digital transformation, leveraging the power of AWS Cloud solutions and services. To this end, AWS is investing in modernization solution architects that guides our customers across all industries successfully accelerate their Cloud journey and achieve their transformation goals and imperatives by leveraging AWS solutions and services.

The next evolution of cloud migration/modernization is moving workloads to microservices/containers/serverless architecture. Are you passionate about the cloud? Are you a deeply technical individual who is looking to shape the future of how customers modernize and transform with AWS? Would you like to engage with senior customer leaders and technical stakeholders to help them achieve increased agility and significant business value by migrating to AWS? Do you understand the technical challenges of enterprise level cloud migration projects? Do you have experience leading technical strategy and enterprise architecture across diverse global teams driving change and business value at significant scale? If you have the right blend of passion, enthusiasm, customer advocacy, curiosity and creativity, you may just be right to join our Migration Solution Architecture team.

At Amazon Web Services (AWS), we're hiring a Senior Migration Solutions Architect to partner with customers and develop solutions to accelerate their cloud migration journey. The Migration Solutions Architect works with high-value enterprises, helping them to effectively lead their migration assessment readiness and strategy. At the onset of a large migration engagement, AWS Migration Solutions Architects focus on understanding customer business drivers as well as the existing datacenter architecture to deliver a Cloud readiness assessment to the customer. Migration Solution architects then use these inputs to design reliable and scalable cloud infrastructure foundations, as well as help build the overall migration plan.

The Migration Solutions Architect collaborates with Business Development, Professional Services, Partner teams and our Customer Solutions Managers (CSMs) to ensure successful management of customer progression through their cloud journey. The Migration Solution Architect must have the ability to showcase hands-on technical credibility with technical leaders, and acts as a mentor to other Solution architects on migration best practices.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about:
* Creating, articulating, and positioning an innovative and compelling value proposition so that customer executives clearly realize the benefits and transformational value of migrating to AWS
* Defining and executing technical migration strategies by working with highly technical teams within AWS (Solutions Architects, Technical Account Managers, Professional Services consultants and Managed services partners).
* Working with large scale network, compute and storage architectures to help remove roadblocks in customer migration projects.
* Engaging with development, infrastructure, security and IT operations teams at the customer and identifying repeatable patterns and architectures for cloud migration.
* Driving the co-development of new go-to-market approaches and opportunities with the Geo business lead.
* Identifying platform improvements, influencing future iterations of the AWS platform and the Migration Acceleration Program.
* Engaging with C-level customer executives to inspire, define and execute on Enterprise cloud migration strategies demonstrating thought-leadership and a 'can do' approach to enterprise migrations, working backwards from customer needs.

Basic Qualifications
* 7+ yrs experience in a Solutions Architect, Enterprise Architect, or Lead Architect role leading the discovery, design, and construction of large scale Enterprise Migration solutions.
* Experience architecting, designing, migrating workloads to the public cloud.
* Experience in a range of migration discovery, profiling, migration automation, and operations technologies and tools.
* Undergraduate degree or 7+ years of experience in software design, implementation, or consulting experience with distributed applications in lieu of no Bachelor's degree or equivalent military experience.
* Willingness to travel to customer locations as needed. Estimated 30% travel requirement.
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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7+ years
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