AWS Solutions Architect

Attention: Please note that the hiring team responsible for this position will be using the PikUniq platform for candidate screening and conducting one-way interviews. Each application received will be carefully evaluated and screened. Further information on how to get started will be provided.

 

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Position: AWS Solutions Architect

 

Location: Remote – South Africa

 

About the role: Design, architect, and deliver secure, efficient cloud solutions as a Senior AWS Solutions Architect remote within South Africa. Collaborate with clients, lead Well Architected Reviews, and guide migrations.

Responsibilities:

  • Guiding Clients to the Cloud: Conduct Migration Readiness Assessments to ensure smooth transitions to AWS.
  • Optimizing Existing Solutions: Lead Well Architected Reviews (WARs) for existing workloads, maximizing performance and efficiency.
  • Collaborative Problem-Solving: Partner with clients through technical discovery calls to understand their challenges and current infrastructure.
  • Architecting for Success: Design and cost high-impact solutions leveraging the AWS Well Architected Framework and best practices.
  • Knowledge Sharing: Contribute to client-facing content and deliver training sessions to empower clients with AWS expertise.
  • Client Champion: Take the lead in solution architecture, ensuring clients receive the best possible guidance and support.

Requirements

Minimum requirements:

  • Technical Background: A degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a similar field.
  • Proven AWS Expertise: Hold the AWS Solutions Architect Professional Certification.
  • Solid Experience: 7+ years as a Solutions Architect or Software Engineer with 2+ years specifically in AWS Solutions Architecture and Presales.
  • Mastery of AWS Concepts: Proficiency in Well Architected Reviews and Migration Readiness Assessments.
  • Deep Understanding: Possess a thorough grasp of the AWS Cloud Adoption Framework and Well-Architected Framework.
  • Communication is Key: Excellent client-facing skills and the ability to translate complex solutions into clear, actionable plans for AWS environments.
  • Broad Technical Expertise: Experience with various operating systems, databases, Web applications, and serverless technologies is a plus.
  • Continuous Learning: A willingness to stay ahead of the curve and master new technologies quickly.

Bonus:

  • AWS DevOps Professional Certification and other AWS certifications.
  • TOGAF Certification demonstrates your understanding of enterprise architecture.
  • Automation Expertise: Experience with automation tools, data analytics, and machine learning in the AWS Cloud.
  • Migration Savvy: Familiarity with AWS migration tools like CloudEndure and Migration Evaluator.

Skills:

  • AWS
  • Solutions Architect

Benefits

Remuneration: R80 000 – R90 000