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Senior Solutions Architect, Canadian Federal Government

Job ID: 1939299 | Amazon Web Services Canada, In


Job summary
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is looking for a highly skilled and motivated Solutions Architect to help design and deliver advanced cloud computing solutions to Canadian Federal Government customers. You will be a member of a dynamic team, bringing the latest in disruptive, cutting-edge cloud computing technology to solve difficult and impactful challenges within this vertical. You will be a key member of the business development and sales team and part of the larger AWS Worldwide Public Sector team.

As a Senior Solutions Architect, you will partner with customers, sales, and other AWS technical teams to craft highly flexible and resilient architectures that address customer mission challenges. As a trusted customer advocate, you will help organizations understand best practices around advanced cloud solutions. You will seek out opportunities to broaden the use of AWS across customer organizations.

The ideal candidate will possess a deep understanding of the Canadian Government cloud computing landscape, application modernization initiatives, and security requirements. They also have customer-facing skills that will allow them to represent AWS within a customer's environment, present cloud computing concepts and architectures to diverse audiences, and drive discussions with technical and non-technical customer personnel at all levels of an organization. They should also have a demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, mission, product, complex architectures, and technical challenges from a customer perspective and lead a team of solution architects and other technical resources in this context.

About the team
Solutions Architects are regarded as technical “thought leaders” who evangelize emerging technologies not only on a conceptual level, but also on a practical. Our SA’s have over the years played a critical role in the widespread adoption and advancement of cloud computing capabilities within the public sector. They think outside of the box to deliver results to our customers and provide solutions that are cost-effective, time-saving, and secure. As an SA, you’ll solve problems at both the mission and technical levels by working backwards from customer requirements.


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, mathematics, or related field of study OR 10+ years of professional or military work experience
  • 5+ years experience in the role of Solutions Architect or equivalent
  • 3+ Years Technical Pre-Sales or sales experience


  • Experience in public speaking for large audiences
  • Experience developing and publishing thought leadership content
  • AWS Solutions Architect Professional certification or other Professional level cloud certification
  • 3+ Years experience in DevOps

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