Solutions Architect in Meguro, Japan

Do you love finding creative solutions to hard technical problems? Would you like to help build world-class apps for the Amazon Appstore, Amazon’s Fire devices, and Android devices? If you have the right blend of passion, enthusiasm, customer advocacy, curiosity and creativity, you may just be right for the Senior Solutions Architect role on the Appstore team. In this role, you will be working with some of the top names in the mobile application space to help develop incredible experiences that will wow customers. You must have hands-on experience with mobile app development, mobile business models and the Android or iOS platform. You must bring a strong strategic mindset to help Amazon and our mobile application developers build businesses for the future of mobile platforms.

Your responsibilities will include owning key technical relationships and driving the ultimate success of partner projects. You will be the “face of Amazon” with key partners and drive discussions with senior technical leaders/CxO in those organizations. You will also be able to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges and map the intersection of partner needs and Amazon priorities. The ideal candidate will possess excellent customer engagement and communication skills as well as the technical background to fluently interact and provide guidance to software developers and architects.

Key Responsibilities:

· Provides technical consultation to strategic development partners

· Actively identify opportunities to deliver experiences that demonstrate what is possible on Amazon devices and services, as well as other mobile platforms supported by the Amazon Appstore

· Developing unique, compelling and exciting presentations and demonstrations of new Amazon technologies

· Delivering persuasive, passionate, high impact, high quality presentations to senior decision makers

· Document best practices and create development resources that can be used by other developers

· Build reference architecture, frameworks and toolkits to drive scale of adoption in the ecosystem

· Manages complex projects with significant bottom-line impact

· 8+ years of mobile, software or digital experience in technical roles

· Strong mobile application development experience; specifically, expertise in iOS, Android and/or game development

· 8+ years experience evangelizing technologies and building/maintaining developer relations

· 3+ years implementation/consulting/evangelism experience

· Bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science or a related technical field

· Excellent verbal and written communication skills in Japanese (native level); Fluent in English

· Exceptional interpersonal and relationship management skills

· Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical audiences at the C level

· Proven ability to build and maintain executive level relationships (with C-level executives, VPs, and directors)

· Hands on development experience or full understanding of mobile app development pipeline and process

· Track record for being detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to self-motivate and follow-through on projects

· Strong problem-solving skills; ability to analyze problems and develop actionable, appropriate tactical plans quickly

· Ability to succeed in a fast-paced, innovative, and rapidly evolving industry and business organization

AMZR Req ID: 467056