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Sr. GTM Specialist, Edge, Enterprise

Job ID: 2664442 | Amazon Web Services, Inc.


Are you a customer-obsessed builder with a passion for helping customers achieve their full potential? Do you have the business savvy, Edge (DDOS mitigation, WAFs, CDNs, Global Load Balancers, edge functions) background, and sales skills necessary to help position AWS as the cloud provider of choice for customers? Do you love building new strategic and data-driven businesses? Join the Worldwide Specialist Organization (WWSO) Core Services team as a Business Development Specialist!

The Worldwide Specialist Organization (WWSO) is part of AWS Sales, Marketing, and Global Services (SMGS), which is responsible for driving revenue, adoption, and growth from the largest and fastest growing small- and mid-market accounts to enterprise-level customers including public sector. We work backwards from our customer’s most complex and business critical problems to build and execute go-to-market plans that turn AWS ideas into multi-billion-dollar businesses. WWSO teams include business development, specialist and technical solutions architecture. As part of WWSO, you'll provide expertise across the entire life cycle of an AWS customer initiative, from developing ideas for new services to accelerating the adoption of established businesses. We pride ourselves on thinking big, delivering exceptional results for our customers, and working across AWS as #OneTeam.

Within WWSO, this position is a part of the Go-To-Market (GTM) Specialist team, where you will lead GTM strategy for AWS’ Edge services for Enterprise and Digital Native Businesses (ENT/DNB) in North America (NAMER). We create sales plays, leverage partners, and build new initiatives that drive results for our customers. We provide critical feedback from customers to inform our product roadmap, and work closely with our partner network to build an ecosystem supporting our customers’ goals. In emerging areas, we play a critical role as the “first in” teams to build markets for new services, domains, or solutions. When a customer needs to innovate and requires a new way to leverage AWS, they count on us to innovate with them to build and deliver what they need.

Key job responsibilities
Own the GTM strategy and execution for Edge services with ENT/DNB customers in NAMER collaborating with teams in the field including Sales, Partners, Marketing, and other Specialists.
Leverage your deep expertise in your caching, content delivery and acceleration, edge side functions, load balancing, DDOS mitigation, web application firewalls (WAF) to understand the most important customer problems in your region and enable account aligned teams in the field to solve them.
Lead cross-functional initiatives to expand markets/accounts, develop scalable programs to drive adoption, and identify new opportunities within your domain.
Develop and execute goals to drive long term growth in your geography, while meeting/exceeding revenue and non-revenue driven KPI’s.
Bring customer data and market signals back to Worldwide teams to ensure we are prioritizing the building of the right features and services for our customers.
Delivering monthly/quarterly business reviews and operational planning documents for your respective tech domain and geography.
Drive geographical scale through external partners; Partner with cross functional teams across Solution Architecture, Business Development, Marketing, Partners, and Training and execute customer acquisition programs and strategies.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Santa Clara, CA, USA


- Bachelor's degree
- 7+ years of relevant GTM, Sales, or Consulting experience
- 5+ years of technology domain experience in Edge Services or related technology


- 5+ years of technology domain experience with content delivery and acceleration working with customers in an Enterprise or start-up or “born in the cloud” segment.
- Exceptional interpersonal and communication (both written and verbal) skills with experience communicating to technical and non-technical audiences.
- Established track record of credibility as a technology advisor with customer executives (e.g. CEO, COO, CIO, CTO, CMO) and Line of Business Leaders.
- Experience and success in negotiating complex deals with customers and partners.
- Experience in a heavily matrixed sales environment, including developing, implementing, managing, and executing go-to-market growth initiatives and sales motions.
- Deep understanding of cloud technologies, including public and hybrid cloud platforms.
- Technical background in engineering, computer science, or MIS a plus.

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Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $133,200/year in our lowest geographic market up to $220,200/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.