Amazon Corporate LLC AWS Worldwide Tech Leader, Relational Databases in Seattle, Washington
AWS Worldwide Tech Leader, Relational Databases Location: US-WA-Seattle Job ID: 764012 Company: : Amazon Web Services, Inc. Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name): : United States Job Description Own defining and driving the global go-to-market technology strategy for AWS Relational Database services. In this role, you will work with customers to incorporate the relational database services most relevant to their applications. You'll also work with internal business and engineering teams on service evolution, and lead the technical field in accelerating customer adoption of AWS database offers. At AWS we are building a cross-functional team of global technical leaders passionate about growing technology adoption of cloud computing by engaging directly with technical leaders, C-level executives and influencers at all levels across the industry. We are seeking individuals with the business background, technical depth, and communication skills needed to help customers tackle the software development challenges they face. We're hiring highly passionate experts to work with our Solutions Architects on key customer and partner engagements. You will possess a technical background that enables you to drive an engagement and interact at the highest levels within our customer teams. You possess the presence and wherewithal to easily communicate the benefits of cloud computing and its use in a variety of application architectures to a variety of technical and business audiences. You also demonstrate the ability to think strategically and long-term about the needs of developers and businesses. Your understanding of application and data frameworks, architectures and ecosystems makes you stand out from your industry peers. Roles & Responsibilities: Together with the broader Solutions Architecture team, you will develop the relational database strategy for AWS in the field, particularly the technical elements of the strategy and plan to engage customers and partners. You will devise strategy and engage with Solutions Architects, Account Managers, Professional Services, Business Development and Partners globally to define a solution engagement strategy for AWS operational geographies and key accounts. You will be responsible for partnering with domain experts across the globe to identify the most critical technologies and architectures to guide AWS solution and services strategy. Key AWS services will include Amazon Aurora, Amazon RDS (e.g. MySQL, PostgreSQL), and AWS Database Migration Service. You will establish technical credibility in sales cycles, personally and through the broader technical team to drive discussions with CTOs, CIOs, Chief Architects, Senior Developers, etc. from both customer and partners. Basic Qualifications Must have 7-10 years of experience in senior technical leader positions. Practical experience architecting and developing enterprise software applications using a variety of relational database technologies. Working expert knowledge of at least one modern software development language such as Node.js, Python, Java, Scala, or C#, and related idioms and best practices. Technical knowledge of enterprise IT is required, including: database systems, tiered storage architectures, server virtualization, data center operations, network security, etc. with ability to go deep on technical aspects to understand current and future customer needs and present AWS technical benefits. Preferred Qualifications Demonstrated ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations, with customers, SIs and ISVs. Technical degree highly desired; or equivalent background. Experience developing production applications using Amazon RDS, Aurora, or similar on-prem and cloud-based technologies.