Full Time

Architect – Amazon Jobs

Posted 1 year ago
$150 - $200 per hour

Job Description

Job Type: Architect from home
Location: Michigan work from home
Company: Amazon

Buy with Prime is assisting people in reimagining how they shop….wherever they shop! Our vision is to enable every entrepreneur on the planet to reach every customer on the planet via any channel they can think of. Buy with Prime is a new way for Prime members to extend Prime shopping benefits, such as fast, free shipping, a seamless checkout experience, and free returns, to merchants’ own online stores, ultimately increasing Prime member selection. Amazon has been providing opportunities for growth to small and medium-sized businesses for over 20 years. Buy with Prime is an exciting next step in our mission to assist merchants of all sizes in growing their businesses on Amazon and elsewhere.
We are looking for a high-calibre, tried-and-true Specialist Solutions Architect to begin work on a project with strategic significance and high exposure. You will define scalable processes and frameworks that will be used by multiple cross-functional teams in this role. In a fast-paced, ambiguous, and innovative environment, you will apply both business and technical acumen. Our ideal teammate is naturally curious, has strong analytical skills, and is eager to pioneer on behalf of customers.


Our Specialist Solutions Architects are highly experienced technologists with a broad breadth and depth of experience in Solutions Design, as well as strong interpersonal skills. As a Specialist Solutions Architect, you will collaborate directly with some of our most important customers to enable innovation through continuous deployment across technology stacks and to demonstrate best practices for advanced software solutions.

You will collaborate with Sales, Engineering, and other Amazon teams to assist our customers in creating highly scalable, flexible, and resilient architectures that address customer business problems and accelerate service adoption. The ideal candidate will be well-versed in Retail solutions and have prior experience leading deep architecture discussions. They must be self-motivated individuals with a proven ability to think strategically about business, products, and technical challenges, as well as a passion for educating, training, and designing software solutions for enterprise customers.



  • 3+ years of experience in application or infrastructure design, implementation, or consulting
  • 8+ years of experience in specific technology domain areas (e.g. software development, cloud computing, systems engineering, infrastructure, security, networking, data & analytics)
  • A minimum of 7 years of enterprise IT application experience, including at least 5 years of hands-on software development, solution architecture, and DevOps engineering.
  • A minimum of 5 years of retail experience is required.
  • Strong strategic aptitude, experience developing short and long-term strategies in a consulting firm Demonstrated experience working with C-level/Senior leadership at medium or large enterprises
  • A bachelor’s degree in computer science/engineering/MIS, math, or a related field is required, or equivalent experience.


  • The ability to deal with ambiguity, a changing environment, and a fast-paced work environment.
  • Outstanding communication and analytical abilities
  • A track record of being detail-oriented, as well as the ability to self-motivate and complete projects.
  • Success in this position requires sound business judgment, demonstrated ability to influence others, and strong analytical thinking skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, as well as the ability to scope technical requirements and prioritize AWS certification, Developer or Architect, are required.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to quickly adapt to new technologies and learn

In Colorado, the salary range for this position is $280k – $380k/year; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Depending on the position offered, a sign-on bonus and restricted stock units may be included in the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. This information is provided in accordance with the Colorado Equal Pay Act. The information on base pay is based on market location. Interested candidates should apply through Amazon’s internal or external careers site.

Amazon is dedicated to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal-opportunity employer that does not discriminate based on race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or any other legally protected status. Individuals with disabilities who wish to request accommodations should go to https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.