AWS Solutions Architect - Presales

Job Location(s) US-National
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/19/2023 11:01 AM)
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At Perficient you’ll deliver mission-critical technology and business solutions to Fortune 500 companies and some of the most recognized brands on the planet. And you’ll do it with cutting-edge technologies, thanks to our close partnerships with the world’s biggest vendors. Our network of offices across North America, as well as locations in India and China, will give you the opportunity to spread your wings, too.


We’re proud to be publicly recognized as a “Top Workplace” year after year. This is due, in no small part, to our entrepreneurial attitude and collaborative spirit that sets us apart and keeps our colleagues impassioned, driven, and fulfilled.


Perficient currently has a career opportunity for a AWS Presales Solutions Architect. This is a 100% remote role working CT and ET zones.


Job Overview:

Perficient is seeking an AWS certified professional who is a cloud migration enthusiast with passion for elastic workloads and serverless frameworks. With your expertise in cloud computing, you will architect and build cloud-native systems, wrangle cloud systems’ complexity, and ensure that best practices are followed when utilizing a wide variety of cloud service offerings. You will also weigh the pros and cons of using IaaS services vs PaaS vs CaaS vs FaaS and other managed services when designing and recommending solutions.


You are expected to be a subject matter expert on AWS services, tools and best practices. You will answer questions on various cloud-native technologies and AWS services, and you will provide recommendations on what service to use and when. As such, you should have extensive hands-on experience with the varied AWS services, their limitations and alternate (non-AWS) solutions that might serve better in particular situations. You will be participating in lot of pre-sales activities, helping with RFPs and heavy client-facing


  • MUST have deep Cloud-Native Services Experience
  • MUST have end-end solutioning expertise across various tiers of enterprise architecture
  • MUST have deep experience of AWS services related to compute, networking, storage, security and database
  • MUST have extensive experience with writing scripts-terraform/cloudformation
  • MUST have experience developing applications utilizing programming languages like Java/Node/Python
  • Ability to lead/drive strategic discussions in a consulting organization
  • Demonstrated experience working with the C level/Senior leadership at medium or large enterprises


AWS native tools

Familiarity with AWS products including compute, storage, database, analytics, networking, developer tools, management tools, security, and enterprise applications.


    • EC2, EKS, ECS, Fargate
    • RDS, DynamoDB, Redshift
    • Amazon EMR
    • Kafka
    • AWS Directory Service
    • AWS IAM Identity Center
    • AWS Certificate and Key Management

AWS Networking

Advanced technical skills and experience designing and implementing AWS and hybrid IT network architectures at scale. As a networking specialist, candidate will design a secure, scalable, and highly available network infrastructure on AWS while addressing requirements like network security, hybrid IT connectivity, network integration with other AWS services, routing techniques, and network troubleshooting.


    • AWS—VPC, Transit Gateway, PrivateLink
    • Route 53, CloudFront, ELB/ALB


  • Security/Compliance

Experience in securing data and workloads in the AWS Cloud.


    • Alert Logic managed detection and response offerings
    • Splunk logging and monitoring
    • AWS—CloudTrail, S3, EC2, IAM, AWS-deployed containers


  • AWS foundation components

Ability to design and develop foundational components on AWS.


    • Terraform
    • AWS—CloudFormation


Perficient full-time employees receive complete and competitive benefits. We offer a collaborative work environment, competitive compensation, generous work/life opportunities and an outstanding benefits package that includes flexible time off plus holidays. In addition, all colleagues are eligible for a number of rewards and recognition programs including billable bonus opportunities. Encouraging a healthy work/life balance and providing our colleagues great benefits are just part of what makes Perficient a great place to work. 


More About Perficient


Perficient is the leading digital transformation consulting firm serving Global 2000 and enterprise customers throughout North America. With unparalleled information technology, management consulting and creative capabilities, Perficient and its Perficient Digital agency deliver vision, execution and value with outstanding digital experience, business optimization and industry solutions.


Our work enables clients to improve productivity and competitiveness; grow and strengthen relationships with customers, suppliers and partners; and reduce costs.  Perficient's professionals serve clients from a network of offices across North America and offshore locations in India and China. Traded on the Nasdaq Global Select Market, Perficient is a member of the Russell 2000 index and the S&P SmallCap 600 index.


Perficient is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national, origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Disclaimer:  The above statements are not intended to be a complete statement of job content, rather to act as a guide to the essential functions performed by the employee assigned to this classification.  Management retains the discretion to add or change the duties of the position at any time. #LI-LM1



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