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Company Name: Amazon Web Services (AWS)

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Job Reference No.: 624858

Job Title: Solutions Architect, Middle East and Africa

Company Profile:

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s leading cloud computing provider, offering virtualized infrastructure, storage, networking, messaging, and numerous other services. AWS runs a globally distributed environment, operating at massive levels of scale. Businesses, from startups to enterprises, run their operations and applications on AWS’ multi-tenant infrastructure. Governmental organizations also look to and depend on AWS for cloud solutions
and services.

Job Description:

Do you like helping customers architect systems and solve technical problems? Would you like to do this using the latest cloud
computing technologies? Do you have a knack for helping companies understand application architectures and integration
approaches, and the consultative and leadership skills to launch a project on a trajectory to success? Do you want to be part of
the business development team helping to establish Amazon Web Services as a leading technology platform?

As a Solution Architect within the Business Development organization of 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’s utility computing web services
(Amazon EC2, Amazon S3, Amazon DynamoDB, Amazon Redshift, Amazon CloudFront) within strategic accounts.

Main Tasks:

Your broad responsibilities will include: owning the technical engagement and ultimate success around specific implementation
projects, and developing a deep expertise in the AWS technologies as well as broad know-how around how applications and
services are constructed using the AWS platform.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a key member of the Business Development team in helping to ensure customer success in building applications and services on the AWS platform.
  • Scope each customer engagement, with attention towards clear and well-defined objectives and success criteria.
  • Own each engagement, and help ensure a timely and successful delivery of value.
  • Capture and share best-practice knowledge amongst the solution architect community.
  • Understand the AWS market segments, customer base, and industry verticals.
  • Understand and exploit the use of and other internal Amazon systems.

Preferable Candidate Profile:

The ideal candidate will posses customer facing skills that will allow them to represent Amazon well within a customer’s
environment and drive discussions with senior personnel within the company, as well as a technical background that enables
them to easily interact and give guidance with software developers and architects. He/she should also have a demonstrated
ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges.

Experience Required:

  • The right person will be highly technical and analytical, possess several years of implementation/consulting experience.
  • Experience working within the software development or Internet industries is highly desired.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills are a must, as well as the ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations.

Qualification Required:

  • BA/BS degree preferred
  • Technical degree required; Computer Science or Maths background highly desired; working knowledge of software
    development practices and technologies highly desired
  • AWS Certification, eg. AWS Solutions Architect Associate

Language Required: Fluency in English and Arabic is essential, additional languages are also highly desirable

Location: Kingdom of Bahrain

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