Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a secure cloud services platform, offering compute power, database storage, content delivery and other functionality to help businesses scale and grow. Millions of customers currently leverage AWS cloud products and solutions to build sophisticated applications with increased flexibility, scalability and reliability. Tens of thousands of customers use a broad range of AWS services. This has accelerated AWS’ pace in machine learning, artificial intelligence, internet of things, and serverless computing.
As a Database Specialist Solutions Architect (SA), you will help customers select the technologies that will support their business requirements. Part of the Specialist Solutions Architecture team, you will work closely with the other Specialist SAs on Big Data, Databases, Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, or Security, as well as the Business Development teams, to enable large-scale customer use cases and drive the adoption of AWS for their platforms. You will interact with other SAs, providing guidance on their customer engagements by developing white papers, blogs, reference implementations, and presentations to enable customers and 3rd parties to fully leverage the AWS platform. You will also create field enablement materials for the broader SA population, to help them understand how to integrate AWS solutions into customer architectures. How You’ll Grow At Amazon, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there’s always room to learn and develop your career. We offer opportunities to help sharpen your skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Position can be based in either Berlin or Munich.
Proven experience on commercial or open source database technologies (Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle Databases, IBM DB2, MySQL, PostgreSQL, or Amazon Databases), and on different stages of the lifecycle (Schema Design, Query Tuning and Optimization, Data Migration and Integration, operational management or troubleshooting)
Ability to learn new concepts and technologies, and apply them to provide the best business outcomes for customers
Ability to formulate and communicate ideas clearly in a business environment, including presenting in front of varied internal and external audiences
Business fluent German is required for customer interactions, alongside business English for internal communication and collaboration with the worldwide teams
Technical degree in computer science, math, or engineering such as a Master's degree
Hands on experience leading large-scale database projects, such as projects in the software development or Internet industries
Hands on experience as a database or data warehouse developer. Scripting/programming experience in database related fields
Experience with NoSQL databases such as MongoDB or Apache Cassandra
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Roles and responsibilities
Customers' trusted advisor: collaborate with AWS account, training and support teams to help partners and customers learn and use AWS services such as Amazon Relational Database Service (RDS), Redshift, DynamoDB, DocumentDB, Neptune, or Database Migration Service
Business partner: serve as a key member of the business development and account management team in helping to ensure customer success in building and migrating applications, software and services on the AWS platform.
Public engagement: provide thought leadership on Analytics solutions that benefit customers through the use of AWS Services. This takes the form of contribution to external publications such as the AWS Blogs, Whitepapers and Reference architectures, or public presentations at AWS Summits, AWS re:Invent, AWS User Groups or industry events
Community player: capture and share best-practices, participate, and contribute as a member of the worldwide AWS technical community of Solution Architects, Professional Services Consultants, Technical Account Managers, and AWS Trainers
Service team point of contact: act as a conduit between the AWS Service teams and the customers, providing detailed guidance for the broader field organization and the customers, and acting as an advocate for the customers towards the central teams
Specialist Solutions Architect - Database (m/f/d)
StepStone · 28.05.2019 · München, Berlin · AMAZON WEB SERVICES IRELAND LIMITED