As a Solutions Architect, you will be a key member of a team responsible for architecting cloud-based solutions for our customers. You will be responsible for exciting initiatives paving the way for public cloud adoption. It will be your responsibility to help our customers adopt cloud strategies and to help them with a smooth transition to public cloud based platforms such as AWS to meet their business needs. You will be responsible for direct customer interaction as well as acting as the primary liaison between our customers and our internal teams to ensure we are providing customer value using cloud architecture
- Educate customers on the value proposition of AWS, and participate in architectural discussions to ensure solutions are designed for successful deployment in the cloud
- Recommend strategies for migration of existing systems to AWS
- Design and deploy scalable, highly available, secure, and fault tolerant systems on AWS for Media Temple and our customers
- Estimate AWS ROI and identify cost control mechanisms for Media Temple and our customers
- Work closely with external customers and internal teams to ensure program success
- Demonstrated competency with the following AWS services: EC2, EBS, S3, RDS, VPC, Route53, ELB, IAM, CloudFront, CloudFormation
- Working knowledge of software development methodologies and more than one of: Perl, Python, PHP, Ruby on Rails, C++, Java
- Experience in engineering, deploying, and managing systems using Linux
- Strong written communication skills, creating content such as whitepapers and other written deliverables
- High level of comfort communicating effectively across internal and external organizations
- Proven track record delivering distributed, scalable, secure, reliable software systems
- Experience in managing Linux systems with configuration management, such as Puppet or Chef
- Experience architecting and operating systems built with Amazon Web Services
- Experience with one or more AWS SDKs and/or CLI
- 5+ years experience in architecture, design, development, delivery of distributed applications
- Previous experience working on Agile software development teams
- AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate or Professional Level
- B.S. or Master’s degree in CS/CE, Mathematics
No visa sponsorship available for this position.
About Media Temple
From its inception in 1998, Los Angeles-based Media Temple has been providing premium web hosting and cloud services to web developers, designers, digital entrepreneurs and creative agencies. Over 125,000 people and businesses in 100 countries rely on our services and our best-in-class, award-winning 24/7 customer support to power 1.5 million websites, from WordPress blogs and portfolio sites to small business sites, e-commerce, and beyond.
We value our employees and are proud to have a great company culture that offers generous benefits, including competitive health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, 401(k) matching, and uniquely generous paid time off plans, which are some of the things that have helped make us a repeat entry on the Los Angeles Business Journal’s annual ranking of Best Places to Work in LA. We also offer a competitive salary, casual dress code, “Freeloader” lunch Fridays, bagel Mondays, and plenty of other snacks to keep the engine fueled, ping pong battles, monthly happy hours and other fun company events. And yes, even Rover is welcome at work!
Media Temple, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
At Media Temple, we're in the business of hosting great ideas. We’re also in the business of building great careers! Isn’t this where you really want to be? Apply today!