Global Retail Senior Consultant 736467 Do you have global technology consulting experience deploying technologies, platforms and solutions in the Retail industry? Do you have extensive technology experience and skills to deliver AWS platforms, technologies and infrastructure solutions to Global Retail customers? Would you like to be part of a cross-functional team focused on increasing technology adoption of cloud computing by engaging with technical leaders, C-level executives and influencers at all levels across the retail industry? At AWS, we are hiring a Global Retail Senior Consultant into our Professional Services team focused on cloud computing technology to help develop, deploy and drive new platforms, solutions, working directly with our Business Development Teams, AWS Partners and global Retail clients. The position requires a blend of skills including strong business acumen, Cloud Infrastructure Architecture, and Enterprise Applications knowledge. The also requires a keen understanding of the Retail industry to include; Department Stores, Food & Drug, Specialty Retail, e-commerce, and Merchant Wholesalers. This position will also be responsible for understanding the use cases for the Retail industry and developing the AWS-based technical solutions that address our customer's needs. This includes use of, and/or integrations with, third party solutions as well as developing reference architectures specific to the Retail industry that highlight the use of AWS services in partnerships. At AWS, we are looking for experienced Retail technology consultants with deep technical expertise in their specialty area with an ability to travel both domestic and internationally. They will have strong relevant retail industry and technical experience combined with exceptional people skills. AWS Senior Consultant: -Deliver technology guidance, support POC's (Proof-of-Concepts), perform enterprise portfolio assessments, review industry best practices and conduct technology leadership workshops. -Collaborate directly with global Retail customers and partners addressing workflow performance, cloud workloads, security, compliance, scale, availability and manageability. -Provide leadership to customers migrating existing platforms, solutions and systems using the full range of AWS cloud services. They also manage engagements and assist with non- technical change management work on policies, procedures, operations and people. -They will acquire new technology skills and serve as a trusted advisor for internal and external customers including global Retail customer architects and IT leaders. -They will package and publish best practices and repeatable offerings to AWS Partners to accelerate their transition to cloud-based AWS services. Responsibilities include: · Customer Engagements - Collaborate with Account Teams, Business Development, Solution Architects and other stakeholders to develop strong customer and partner relationships. Lead the design and platform adoption of major Retail customers on the AWS platform. · Industry Leadership - Lead AWS architecture discussions, cloud operations optimization, AWS migrations, security, and integration of AWS services supporting global customer requirements. · Support Sales Teams - Support on-site client projects proving the value of AWS products, services and support moving to new distributed cloud environments. · Technology Leadership - Collaborate with AWS field sales teams, pre-sales teams, training and support teams to help global Retail partners and customers successfully engage and use AWS services. Services include Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), Amazon Greengrass, Amazon Simple DB/RDS databases, AI Services (LEX), AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM), etc. · Develop Partnerships - Develop technical and executive level relationships with key System Integrators (SI's), Independent Software Vendors (ISV's), and Managed Service Providers (MSP's) who can help AWS drive the adoption of our Retail solutions for our customers. Support best practices efforts for all AWS and Partners. · Deliver Deep Industry Expertise - Work with global AWS professional services leadership to grow the AWS Professional Services (ProServe) Practice. Work with Business Development Teams, developing and deploying key technology solutions in the Retail vertical. · Customer Advocacy - Understand our customer requirements and priorities to ensure they have a voice internally at AWS. Work with AWS engineering groups, technology and professional ProServe teams conveying deep technical requirements from major Retail customers and partners, driving key inputs into short-term and long-term AWS technology roadmaps. · Deliver Value - Lead and manage delivery of a key Retail ProServe technical engagements with customers and partners in the Retail IT environments. · Industry Shows and Organizations - Support key industry trade shows, session panels, keynotes, industry groups, technology organizations and technology standards board's directly conveying AWS corporate messaging and driving new industry wide engagements as necessary. Roles and Responsibilities: · Customer Requirements - Understand customer requirements and scope of the project and create SOW for relevant work. · Customer Facing - Be a part of the customer facing development team and offer value in building/helping build POCs/systems. · Travel Partners - Work with relevant partners/vendors to help lift-and-shift or re-engineer the existing solutions for AWS as appropriate based on customer's project requirements. · Technical, Architecture & Code Support - Contribute development artifacts to the internal AWS Retail & Wholesale community as appropriate. · Demonstrated ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations, with customers, System Integrators (SI's) and Independent Software Vendors (ISV's). US Project/Program/Product Management--Technical At AWS, we are looking for experienced Retail technology consultants with deep technical expertise in their specialty area with an ability to travel both domestic and internationally. They will have strong relevant retail industry and technical experience combined with exceptional people skills.