AWS Solution Architect

Genesys Talent
September 11, 2019
Princeton, NJ
Job Type


GDH has an immediate need for a AWS Solution Architect for a 12 month contract in Princeton, NJ (08540). This position offers the possibility of extension and/or conversion to full-time employment.

We’re hiring highly technical Cloud Consulting Consultants to help clients rapidly move their applications to cloud and innovate quickly to gain agility.

Our consultants will deliver proof-of-concept projects, topical workshops, and lead implementation projects. These professional services engagements will focus on key customer solutions such as, web applications, enterprise applications, HPC, batch processing and big data, archiving and disaster recovery etc.

Professional Services engage in a wide variety of projects for customers and partners, providing collective experience from across the AWS customer base and are obsessed about strong success for the Customer.
* * Expertise - Collaborate with field business development, marketing, training and support teams to help partners and customers learn and use AWS services such as Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), Amazon Simple DB/RDS databases, AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM), etc.
* * Solutions - Define and deliver on-site technical engagements with partners and customers. This includes participating in on-site visits with prospective customers, understanding customer requirements, and proposing and delivering packaged offerings, and delivering custom solution engagements.
* * Delivery - Engagements include short on-site projects proving the use of AWS services to support new distributed computing solutions that often span private cloud and public cloud services. Engagements will include migration of existing applications and development of new applications using AWS cloud services.
* * Insights - Work with engineering and support teams to convey partner and customer needs and feedback as input to technology roadmaps. Share real world implementation challenges and recommend new capabilities that would simplify adoption and drive greater value from use of AWS cloud services.


* * Customer facing skills to represent AWS well within the customer’s environment and drive discussions with senior personnel regarding trade-offs, best practices, project management and risk mitigation
* * Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges
* * Highly technical and analytical, possessing 5 or more years of IT platform implementation experience
* * Working knowledge of software development life cycle (SDLC) and agile/iterative methodologies required
* * Track record of implementing AWS services in a variety of distributed computing, enterprise environments
* * Integration of AWS cloud services with on-premise technologies from Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, HP, SAP etc.
* * Experience with IT compliance and risk management requirements (eg. security, privacy, SOX, HIPPA etc.)
* * Current hands-on software development experience required; Internet-related business models preferred
* * Strong verbal and written communications skills and ability to lead effectively across organizations.
* * BS level technical degree required; Computer Science or Math background preferred


* * AWS Certified
* * Current hands-on software development experience required; Internet-related business models preferred
* * Familiarity with a broad range of enterprise infrastructure and application products
* * Analysis and visualization tools capabilities
* * Understanding and effective use of IT standards such as ITIL and TOGAF
* * Familiarity with industry compliance and security standards including PCI DSS, SOC-1&2, ISO 27001, HIPAA, GxP, FDA
* * Master’s in computer science
* * Blogging or writing technical articles or contributing to an open source project for new and existing technologies or application architecture and design

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