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Solution Architect - Permanent opportunity

Ref: BROADBEAN_660671592200919

on 15 June 2020
Sydney Cbd, New South Wales
Contract Type

One of our premium clients based in Sydney is looking for a highly experienced and committed Solution Architect. In this key position you will be working with our clients' customers to deliver AWS solutions. If you are highly technical and experienced in architecting or deploying Cloud/Virtualization solutions in enterprise customers then this could be the role for you. Remember, this is a client facing role so you must be comfortable talking with CIOs, CTOs and CISOs. In this role you will be given the opportunity to make a tangible contribution to the continued innovation and success of the company.


  • Educate customers on the value proposition of AWS, and participate in deep architectural discussions to ensure solutions are designed for successful deployment in the cloud
  • Build deep relationships with senior technical individuals within customers to enable them to be cloud advocates
  • As a key member of the sales team, ensure success in building and migrating applications, software and services on the AWS platform
  • In partnership with the sales team, formulate and execute a sales strategy to exceed revenue objectives through the adoption of AWS
  • Own each technical engagement, and help ensure a timely and successful delivery of value. (delivery of actual solutions to be done by AWS partners)
  • Conduct one-to-few and one-to-many training sessions to transfer knowledge to customers considering or already using AWS
  • Capture and share best-practice knowledge amongst the AWS solutions architect community including authoring or otherwise contributing to AWS customer-facing publications such as whitepapers and blogs.
  • Act as a technical liaison between customers, service engineering teams and support
  • Understand the AWS market segments, customer base, and industry verticals


  • The right person will be highly technical and analytical, possess 10 + years of current solution architecture (implementation/consulting) experience
  • Experience architecting infrastructure solutions using both Linux/Unix and Windows with specific recommendations on server, load balancing, HA/DR, & storage architectures.
  • Experience architecting or deploying Cloud/Virtualization solutions in enterprise customers. AWS specific experience a bonus.
  • Enterprise application and database architecture a bonus.
  • Experience in Software Development and Automation a bonus.
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills are a must, as well as the ability to work effectively across internal and external organisations

Preferred Qualifications

    • AWS Certified SA Professional.
    • Hands on development experience and full understanding of full-stack development
    • Fluent in AWS technologies.
    • Proficient in a modern programming language such as Java, NodeJS or Python
  • Technical degree; Computer Science or Math background highly desired
  • Experience working within software development or Internet-related industries
  • Experience migrating or transforming legacy customer solutions to the cloud
  • Familiarity with common enterprise services (Directory Services, Information Assurance, Virtual Desktop, etc.), products (i.e., Oracle, SAP) and frameworks (ITIL, Zachman, TOGAF, etc.)

Modis is a national professional services company with global capability. Our committed and talented professionals have delivered world class IT and business consulting services across a wide range of industries. As a member of global professional services group Adecco, we offer world-class employment opportunities.

Talented, committed, can-do individuals have always been the cornerstone of this dynamic business. It is expected that the successful candidate will bring energetic dynamics and a strong Solution Architect skill set to this organisation.

For more information on the role, please contact Rose Hampton on 07 3287 8111

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