Professional Services Consultant - Cloud Architect

  • Cw Chase Executive Recruitment Ltd
  • Brussels, Belgium
  • Nov 01, 2017
Full time Information Technology Telecommunications

Job Description

Professional Services Consultant - Cloud Architect

Would you like a career that gives you opportunities to help Enterprise and Public Sector customers and partners use cloud computing web services to do big new things faster, at lower cost? Do you like to work on-site in a variety of business environments, leading teams through high impact projects using the newest technology? Would you like to gain the deepest customer and partner insights on maximizing the value of cloud computing technologies?

At our client we are hiring highly technical cloud computing consultants, with both enterprise and Public Sector experience to help our partners develop technical expertise and capacity, while also collaborating with our customers and partners on key engagements. Our consultants will deliver proof-of-concept projects, topical workshops, and lead implementation projects. These professional services engagements will focus on key customer solutions such as, web applications, enterprise applications, HPC, batch processing and big data, archiving and disaster recovery, education and government.

Responsibilities include:

Public cloud migration skills
Expertise - Collaborate with AWS field sales, pre-sales, training and support teams to help partners and customers learn and use AWS services such as Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3), Amazon SimpleDB/RDS databases, AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM), etc.
Solutions - Define and deliver on-site technical engagements with partners and customers. This includes participating in pre-sales on-site visits, understanding customer requirements, and proposing and delivering packaged offerings, and delivering custom solution engagements.
Delivery - Engagements include short on-site projects proving the use of AWS services to support new distributed computing solutions that often span private cloud and public cloud services. Engagements will include migration of existing applications and development of new applications using AWS cloud services.
Insights - Work with AWS engineering and support teams to convey partner and customer needs and feedback as input to technology roadmaps. Share real world implementation challenges and recommend new capabilities that would simplify adoption and drive greater value from use of AWS cloud services.


Customer facing skills to represent AWS well within Public Sector customer's environment and drive discussions with senior personnel regarding trade-offs, best practices, project management and risk mitigation
Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges
Highly technical and analytical, possessing significant IT implementation experience
Deep hands-on experience leading the design, development and deployment of business software at scale
Proven experience with software development life cycle (SDLC) and agile/iterative methodologies required
Strong track record of implementing AWS services in a variety of distributed computing environments
Integration of AWS cloud services with on-premise technologies from Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, HP, SAP etc.
Experience with IT compliance and risk management requirements (eg. security, privacy, SOX, HIPAA etc.)


fluent in Dutch, or German or French
Current hands-on software development experience required; Internet-related business models preferred
Strong verbal and written communications skills and ability to lead effectively across organizations
BS level technical degree; Computer Science or Math background preferred; MS degree desired
AWS Certification, eg. AWS Solutions Architect Associate