DevOps Arch - Games Industry, DNB ISV GAMES Prof Services

US, CA, Virtual Location - California

Full Time Senior-level / Expert USD 153K - 207K logo

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Job summary
Come help AAA gaming studios build the next generation of games! Have you worked with advanced software vendors (as a user or a partner) to enable their vision for cloud-based offerings? Are you a cloud computing architect who has hands-on experience with building cloud-native applications? Would you like to work with our customers to help them architect, develop and re-engineer applications to fully leverage the AWS Cloud? Do you like to work on a variety of cutting edge, business-critical projects at the forefront of application development and cloud technology adoption?

In order for applications to be fully optimized, they need to be architected to take advantage of the global scale, elasticity, automation and high availability features of the AWS cloud. On the AWS platform, services such as API Gateway, Lambda, ECS, SQS, Kinesis, AI and others provide opportunities to design and build cloud-ready applications.

AWS is looking for talented hands-on technical architects and senior developers to help accelerate our growing Professional Services business. This is an excellent opportunity to join Amazon’s world-class technical teams, working with some of the best and brightest engineers while also developing your skills at one of the most innovative and progressive technology companies. Here in Professional Services, we engage in a wide variety of business-critical, high-profile projects for customers and partners and help them better leverage the ever-evolving AWS platform.

Key job responsibilities
* Work as a hands on technical leader alongside customer business, development and infrastructure teams
* Lead technical and design discussions with IT executives to help enterprises speed their adoption of new technologies and practices
* Architect and build highly scalable, cloud-native applications on the AWS platform using core developer services like API Gateway, Lambda, SQS, DynamoDB and ECS/EKS
* Leverage new technology paradigms (e.g., serverless, containers, microservices)
* Migrate monolithic applications to micro services architectures
* Advise on implementing AWS best practices
* Influence infrastructure architecture by sharing your application development expertise
* Represent the voice for developers internally and influence our AWS Professional Services offerings and AWS product strategy for developers by working with AWS platform engineering, Business Development and other cross-functional teams

About the team
*Inclusive Team Culture
*Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have thirteen employee-led affinity groups, reaching 85,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 16 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

*Work/Life Balance
*Our team puts a high value on work-life harmony. Striking a healthy balance between your personal and professional life is crucial to your happiness and success here. We are a customer-obsessed organization—leaders start with the customer and work backwards. They work vigorously to earn and keep customer trust. As such, this is a customer facing role in a hybrid delivery model. Project engagements include remote delivery methods and onsite engagement that will include travel to customer locations as needed.

*Mentorship & Career Growth
*Our team is dedicated to supporting new members. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded professional and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.

Our team collaborates across the entire AWS organization to bring access to product and service teams, to get the right solution delivered and drive feature innovation based upon customer needs.

Basic Qualifications

BS level technical degree or equivalent experience; Computer Science or Engineering background preferred
. 6 + years of large scale software development or application engineering with recent coding experience in two or more of the following languages: Java, Javascript, C/C++, C#, Swift, Node.js, Python, Go, or Ruby
. 4+ years of experience as a technical specialist in Customer-facing roles
· Exposure to agile development methodologies
. Experience with Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD)

Preferred Qualifications

. Advanced degree in Computer Science or related technical field
· Experience in Refactoring, Re-writing and Decoupling applications
· Extensive experience architecting, designing and programming applications in an AWS Cloud environment
. Architecting, designing and developing applications on the AWS platform
. Designing and building applications using container and serverless technologies
. Experience architecting highly available systems that utilize load balancing, horizontal scalability and high availability
. Cloud certifications
· Hands on familiarity with Infrastructure as a code as well as with game publishers or studios, or with advanced software vendors.
· Experience with configuration management platforms (e.g. Chef, Puppet, Salt, or Ansible);
· Strong scripting skills (e.g. Powershell, Python, Bash, Ruby, Perl, etc.);
· Strong practical application development experience on Linux and Windows-based systems;
· Extra curricula software development passion (e.g. active open source contributor);
· Good communication and presentation skills.

• The pay range for this position in Colorado is $153550 - 207745/year; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. A sign-on bonus and restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via Amazon's internal or external careers site.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit

Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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Job country: United States
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