Amazon Web Services (AWS) is looking for an experienced and motivated technical manager to join the EMEA Global Financial Services team.
Your team is based in the UK and Ireland and represent some of the best customer-facing cloud Solutions Architects in the industry.
You will coach, grow, and partner with them to continually raise the bar in Customer Obsession and technical excellence.
You will be required to travel for customers and meetings frequently for short durations within EMEA (1-3 days / week), occasionally to Asia and North America.
Working from home occasionally is also permitted. This position can be based in any major European city.
Under your guidance, the team will develop their best practice behaviors and skills in solution selling, presentation and speaking skills, as well as how to create and present architectures of widely varying size and complexity for the smallest customers to the very largest.
You will work very closely with sales leadership to establish technical credibility and develop long-term customer relationships.
You will need to be technically capable and credible in your own right as well as effective in shaping the customer and solutions-focused skills of your team.
You must enjoy learning and introducing new technology in order to help colleagues and customers embrace and adopt new technology.
Your thought leadership will take the team beyond the technology and will enable them to think in terms of value creation for our customers.
Helping to change how technology is viewed is an important aspect of the role.
You will be expected to continue the growth of the team with a plan to deliver multiple times expansion in coming years. You will help team members ramp-up on AWS and become effective quickly, finding opportunities to optimise as you scale.
You will be adept at interacting, communicating and partnering with other departments within AWS such as our services teams, marketing, and professional services, as well as representing your team to executive management.
You will be a report of the EMEA Solutions Architecture Sr Manager and will be a valued member of the EMEA leadership team.
At AWS, we model our principle of Work hard. Have fun. Make history . In this role, you will love what you do, and instinctively know how to make work fun.
You will be dynamic and creative, and willing to take on any challenge and make a big impact. You will enjoy developing technical talent to achieve great things.
You will have a passion for educating, training, and enabling cloud computing experts for a diverse and challenging set of Enterprise customers.
This is not a back office role, you will roll up your sleeves and get stuck in with customers, partners, and colleagues around the world - no two days will be the same! You will enjoy keeping your existing technical skills honed and developing new ones, so you can make strong contributions to deep architecture discussions.
You will bring a strong understanding of large scale computing solutions. Ideally, you will have past experience working as a Solutions Architect or similar role and managing a highly technical team of a Solutions Architects.
You’ll have significant experience working with customers and partners, and will have worked with the most senior contacts and executives.
Ideally you’ll have extensive experience of Financial Services and be familiar with the challenges and opportunities that these customers bring.
The work you will be engaged in includes :