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Solutions Architect, Migrations & Modernization



Chicago, IL, USA · Dallas, TX, USA · Boston, MA, USA · United States
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2024


Why AWS?
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform. We pioneered cloud computing and never stopped innovating — that’s why customers from the most successful startups to Global 500 companies trust our robust suite of products and services to power their businesses.
Would you like to engage with organizations to help them achieve extensive business value by migrating and modernizing technology landscapes to AWS? Are you interested in helping them to retire technical debt and accelerate innovation?

We're hiring Application Modernization Solution Architects to:
- Work with and enable our enterprise account teams and customers to accelerate their cloud adoption journey.
- Drive customer engagements to help customers maximize the benefits of the cloud through application modernization.
- Be effective at working with customer and partner leadership to qualify, develop, and close deals around migrating and modernizing applications, including large-scale data center migrations, SAP, Oracle, Mainframe, and custom application refactoring.
- Work alongside our enterprise account teams, solution architects, and customer success managers (CSMs) to help customers accelerate their cloud migration journey, and modernize their business on AWS.
- Transform existing workloads by designing modern target architectures optimized for business agility, innovation, performance, resiliency, cost, and more.
- Focus on understanding our customer's key business drivers as well as the existing application architecture(s) to deliver a technical assessment to the customer, then use these inputs to design reliable and scalable cloud architectures, as well as help build the overall migration plan.
- Collaborate with Business Development, Professional Services, and our Partner team to ensure successful management of customer progression through programs like the AWS Migration Acceleration Program.

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 transformation value of migrating to AWS.
- Defining and executing technical migration strategies by working with highly technical teams within AWS (Solutions Architects, CSMs, Technical Account Managers, professional services consultants and consulting/managed services partners).
- Delivering modern architectures such as micro services and event driven architectures using managed services and cloud native capabilities.
- 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.
- Working as part of a cross functional team to identify, develop, and close deals.
- 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.

A day in the life
Inclusive Team Culture
Here at AWS, it’s in our nature to learn and be curious. Our employee-led affinity groups foster a culture of inclusion that empower us to be proud of our differences. Ongoing events and learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences, inspire us to never stop embracing our uniqueness.

Mentorship & Career Growth
We’re continuously raising our performance bar as we strive to become Earth’s Best Employer. That’s why you’ll find endless knowledge-sharing, mentorship and other career-advancing resources here to help you develop into a better-rounded professional.

Work/Life Balance
We value work-life harmony. Achieving success at work should never come at the expense of sacrifices at home, which is why we strive for flexibility as part of our working culture. When we feel supported in the workplace and at home, there’s nothing we can’t achieve in the cloud.