Senior Solutions Architect - AWS Aerospace & Satellite

Job ID: 1552637 | Amazon Web Services, Inc.


Please note: This position requires that the candidate selected be a US Citizen and must currently possess an active Top Secret security clearance. The position further requires that, after start, the selected candidate obtain and maintain an active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph and satisfy other security related requirements.

This position can be located anywhere in continental US.

Do you get excited by aerospace, space exploration, and/or satellites? If so, then we would love to talk!

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is hiring an experienced Solutions Architect to drive adoption of AWS services for aerospace and satellite solutions. Industry segments include launch services, human spaceflight, robotic/autonomous systems, mission control center operations, space stations, satellite constellations, ground segment (virtualized ground stations, earth stations, teleports), emergency response services, IoT solutions (smart/digital cities), geospatial imagery, broadcast communications, and various government capabilities. This is an exciting opportunity to join and help define a new and emerging part of our business!

Your broad responsibilities will include: owning the technical engagement with Aerospace and Satellite Solutions customer/partners; support the development of technical blueprints, architectures, and quick start templates to help accelerate solution development; enable prototype and pilot projects development in concert with business development discussions; coordinate new feature requests with AWS service teams; and assist technically in projects owned by customers/partners.

If you possess deep technical skill in space domain expertise, software architecture, systems design, and cloud/distributed computing as well as strong business/customer facing skills - we would love to speak with you!

Roles & Responsibilities:
· Provide the architectural guidance and recommendations necessary to promote successful partner engagements.
· Ideation of new managed services streams and unique solutions that positions AWS as a lead provider.
· Assist solution providers with technical strategies that will enable them to sell more of their offering on the AWS platform.
· Hands on responsibilities: PoCs execution, solution development (testing, documentation, training), device certification (if required).
· Write reference architectures and configuration guides, develop courses, and trainings.
· Capture and share best-practice knowledge with our broader Solution Architect community.
· Share partner and customer feedback to internal product management and engineering teams to help drive the future of AWS.
· Capture and share best-practice knowledge for deploying, running, and managing solutions on AWS with AWS communities.
· Contribute to AWS’ strategy and understanding of the market orchestrate internal teams to provide solution and new revenue streams.

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· 7+ years software development, systems architecture, enterprise IT, and/or implementation experience.
· 3+ years domain expertise experience in aerospace or satellite solutions
· 2+ years consulting or customer facing experience, e.g. Presales, Solutions Architecture.
· Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/Engineering/MIS, Math or related field or equivalent experience
· Current, active US Government Security Clearance of Top Secret or above


· Intermediate/advanced knowledge of AWS services, market segments, customer base and industry verticals.
· 5+ years experience in the aerospace or satellite Industry.
· Prior experience in a technical role within a sales organization.
· Understanding of application, server, and network security (NIST 800-53, NIST-800-171, FedRAMP, DoD CC SRG.).
· Demonstrated experience leading or developing high quality, enterprise scale software products using a structured system development life cycle.
· Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role.
· Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity.

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