Solution Architect - AWS Platform

  • DXC Technology
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Jan 22, 2019
Full time Solution Architect

Job Description

DXC is looking for an AWS Solutions Architect who is passionate about helping our customers build infrastructures and applications at scale. Our solutions architects are experienced technologists with technical breadth and depth coupled with strong interpersonal skills. As a solutions architect, you will work with Technical Architects, Cloud Architects, Directors, VP’s and CXOs to design advanced cloud solutions at some of our largest customers.

You will partner with Sales, Professional Services, and other Solutions Architects to craft highly scalable, flexible and resilient cloud architectures that address customer business problems and accelerate the adoption of our services. Our solutions architects build architectures and provide prescriptive guidance across networking, storage, container technologies, RDBMS & NoSQL databases, big data, mid-tier technologies (application integration, security, in-memory caches), CI/CD tools, and IoT technologies. The ideal candidate will have a strong understanding of large-scale computing solutions and experience leading deep architecture discussions.

Roles & Responsibilities

· As a key member of the Solutions Architect team, ensure success in designing, building and migrating applications, software, and services on the AWS platform
· Participate in deep architectural discussions and design exercises to create large scale solutions built on AWS
· Educate customers on the value proposition of DXC and AWS services
· Author or contribute to DXC/AWS customer-facing publications such as whitepapers, tutorials, and blogs
· Build deep relationships with senior technical individuals within customers to enable them to be cloud advocates
· Partner with the sales team to design solutions for customers that drive DXC/AWS adoption and revenue
· Capture and share best-practice knowledge amongst the DXC AWS Solutions Architect community and relevant conferences

Basic Qualifications

· 7+ years design & implementation experience with distributed applications
· 3+ years of experience in networking, infrastructure, or database architecture
· 2+ years external customer facing experience in information technology pre-sales or consulting
· Strong verbal and written communication skills
· Technical degree required; Computer Science or Math background desired

Preferred Qualifications

· Experience architecting/operating solutions build on AWS
· Working knowledge of software development tools and methodologies
· Experience migrating customer solutions to the cloud
· Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly
· Presentation skills with a high degree of comfort with both large and small audiences