Are you ready to restart your career and build the future? The Amazon Returnship Program offers you an opportunity to reboot your skills, refresh your resume with new experience, and relaunch your journey toward your professional goals in a supportive, real-world environment.
The Returnship Program is a paid 16-week, 100% virtual opportunity available to candidates who are returning to their professional career after experiencing 1 or more years of unemployment and/or underemployment. The successful candidate must meet all of the basic qualifications of this position and can reside anywhere within the United States.
Learn more about Amazon Returnships at www.amazon.jobs/returnships
Come build the future with us! We are looking for experienced and motivated technologists who possess a unique balance of technical depth, business acumen, and strong interpersonal skills. In this role, you will love what you do and instinctively know how to make work fun. You will be dynamic, creative, and willing to take on any challenge. You will make a big impact through your passion for educating, designing, and building cloud solutions across a diverse portfolio of technologies. Your understanding of large-scale computing solutions, enterprise technology adoption patterns, and past experience with cloud technologies will allow you to regularly engage in deep-dive discussions and design exercises to create world-class solutions. You will enjoy keeping your existing technical skills honed and developing new ones in this fast-paced environment.
As a trusted customer advocate, the Global Solutions Architect (SA) will develop the technology strategy for one of our largest global enterprise customers in a complex and multi-faceted environment. You will interface with both senior executive leaders and cloud architects on a daily basis to build relationships and enable them as cloud advocates. You will help the customer design advanced cloud-based solutions, implement cutting-edge technologies, adopt cloud best practice designs, and migrate existing enterprise workloads to the cloud.
The ability to connect technologies to measurable business value is a critical skill for the SA role. You should have a demonstrated ability to think strategically about business challenges and articulate technical solutions to solve those problems. As part of the broader SA community you will capture and share best practices with your peers, generate internal and external technical content, and participate in hiring activities to grow the community.
- 2+ years of design, implementation, or consulting experience in applications or infrastructures
- 4+ years within specific technology domain areas (e.g. software development, cloud computing, systems engineering, infrastructure, security, networking, data & analytics)
- 3+ years of design, implementation, or consulting experience in applications or infrastructures
- 3+ years' experience with cloud solutions, virtual platforms, or software development experience
- Technical degree
- 1+ year of current unemployment or underemployment
- Upon successful completion of the Returnship Program, candidates may receive, but are not guaranteed, an offer for full-time employment. Offers for full-time employment are contingent upon business need and the candidate’s advance commitment to relocate, if necessary, to within commuting distance of the assigned office location. Relocation assistance is provided for full-time employment opportunities.
- Returnship candidates should not currently be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate or graduate degree program.
- Travel up to 30%
For Applicants based in Colorado: The pay range for this position in Colorado is $ 63.12/hr. Our range of benefits may include health care, employee discounts, 401(k) savings plans, paid time off, and more. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via Amazon's internal or external careers site.
The pay range for this position in Jersey City is $63.12/hr. This information is provided per the Pay Transparency Regulation of Jersey City Municipal Code. Pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via Amazon's internal or external careers site.
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