Solutions Architect

Solutions Architect

Amazon Web Services (AWS)
8-11 years
Not Specified

Job Description


DESCRIPTION
Are you passionate about driving customer success Interested in learning new technologies Do you thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
Amazon's Advertising API team is seeking a Solutions Architect who will help manage, design, implement and support integration focused solutions for our customers and partners globally on Amazon's Advertising API.
Amazon is investing heavily in building a world class advertising business and we are responsible for defining and delivering a collection of self-service performance advertising products that drive discovery and sales. Our products are strategically important to our Retail and Marketplace businesses driving long term growth. We deliver billions of ad impressions and millions of clicks daily and are breaking fresh ground to create world-class products. We are highly motivated, collaborative and fun-loving with an entrepreneurial spirit and bias for action. With a broad mandate to experiment and innovate, we are growing at an unprecedented rate with a seemingly endless range of new opportunities. Our business is growing fast, and is highly visible to senior leadership.
We are looking for a candidate who is comfortable at the intersection of technology and business. You are broadly competent across many areas of technology and deep in the areas of Web services, APIs and solution architecture. You have the ability to learn complex new technologies quickly. You have excellent communication skills and enjoy interacting with customers. You are able to communicate concepts, policies, security standards, and best practices in an empathetic yet effective manner. You should also have a demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, products, and technical challenges. You are excited to help customers by influencing their solution architecture and enabling their application to become scalable by utilizing our services.
In addition, your responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to, the following:
· Provide solutions to product and API-related questions raised through partner engagements
· Identify key product architecture components, propose and help partners build solutions that unblock integrations
· Writing code samples, tutorials, and technical articles for the developer community
· Working with customers to understand how they are using our services, and providing feedback to development teams to improve the onboarding experience
· Lead external integration architectural discussions and implementations to ensure solutions are designed for successful deployment.
· Provide technical consultation to companies integrating with Amazon Advertising API.
· Drive and build innovative, creative and reusable solutions for challenging external integration requirements.
· Partner with Amazon Advertising teams, customers, platforms and partners worldwide to identify new needs and user interfaces. Work closely with technology team to innovate and simplify complex integration needs.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
· 8 yrs of industry experience in working with web services, programming
· Understanding of RESTful web services, API and JSON
· Programming / scripting (Java, Perl, Ruby, HTML, C#, and/or PHP)
· Working knowledge of software design patterns and software development tools and methodologies
· Experience developing sites using API and SDK integration
· Degree in computer science, IST, IS, IT, or equivalent experience required
· Proficient in English language with strong verbal and written communication skills.
· Experience presenting to both large and small audiences (Executives, IT Management, and developers)
· Must have one year of experience in the following skill(s): design/implementation/consulting experience with distributed applications; infrastructure architecture, database architecture and networking; knowledge of software development tools and methodologies; designing training content and presenting to both large and small audiences; communicating across internal and external organizations; knowledge of security, privacy, or compliance.
· Proven experience acting as an architect and/or technical lead with ability to guide engineers
· In-depth and up-to-date knowledge of Architectural patterns and best practices
Proven experience designing, building and maintaining high volume and low latency mission-critical systems
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
· Experience in bringing technology products to market in a fast-paced environment
· Relevant product management/relationship management work experience in the online industry
· Experience in ad serving, search engines, SEO/SEM or Ad Technology.
· Experience with CPC advertising and paid search marketing
· Working knowledge of Jira service desk
· Excellent oral and written communication skills
· Strong customer focus
Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us

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