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Solutions Architect - Remote

ClearScale is a leading cloud systems integration company and AWS Premier Consulting Partner providing a wide range of cloud services including: cloud consulting, architecture design, migration, automation, application development, and managed services. 

We help Fortune 500 enterprises, mid-sized business, and startups in verticals like: Healthcare, Education, Financial Services, Security, Media and Technology succeed with ambitious, challenging, and unique cloud projects. We architect, develop, and launch innovative and sophisticated solutions using the best cutting-edge cloud technologies.

ClearScale is growing quickly and there is high demand for the services we provide. Clients come to us for our deep experience with Big Data, Containerization, Serverless Infrastructure, Microservices, IoT, Machine Learning, DevOps and more.

This is a unique opportunity for you to make a big impact, enjoy competitive compensation, work on a wide variety of projects for clients across multiple industries, and work alongside some of the best minds in the cloud.

Solutions Architect Responsibilities:

  • Lead sessions with business and technical experts to deeply understand their needs, solicit and document requirements
  • Consult and advise engineers, architects and executives, help define the right choice of technology stack, serve as a leading technical expert on Data
  • Create SOW's and/or provide a structured and complete informational background to the engineering team
  • Design and articulate major aspects of highly-scalable, reliable, and performing technical data solutions that leverage AWS cloud platform to automate business solutions
  • Handle potential trade-offs occurring during the implementation phase, make decisions and suggest the right course of action, establish patterns
  • Handle the strategic vision, align roadmaps and requirements. Build and maintain technical trusted advisor relationships with all levels in an organization, from technical experts to senior executives
  • Accelerate innovation by detecting high-impact, repeatable solutions for enterprises, iteratively deploying them and representing ClearScale’s capabilities in Data to customers and the community
  • Authorship of technical publications including blog entries, case studies and e-books

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in an engineering/scientific field (or) 5+ years of experience in big data
  • 3+ years consulting experience and track record of helping customers with their needs (or) comparable experience working with internal customers in a product company
  • Experience in Pre-Sales and Business Development in Consulting Companies 
  • 3+ years hands-on experience working with AWS cloud platform 
  • Domain specific expertise: data manipulation, data analytics (batch and real-time) and data visualization tools (e.g. Hadoop, Spark, Presto, Hive, Kibana, Jupyter)
  • Deep expertise in AWS services for managing data at speed and scale (e.g. Kinesis, S3, Athena, Glue, EMR, Redshift, DynamoDB, ElasticSearch, Step Functions)
  • Experience working with RESTful API and general service oriented architectures
  • Experience using and adapting to new technologies
  • Comfort with assuming high-profile leadership roles in demanding, highly-visible customer situations
  • Strong listening, written and verbal communications skills


  • AWS Solutions Architect Professional certification or ability to acquire it in 3 months
  • AWS Big Data certification or ability to acquire it in 3 months
  • Experience with enterprise workloads migration to AWS platform
  • Experience with containerized environments and/or serverless applications
  • Experience working with secured data (e.g. PHI, classified data)
  • Deep understanding of column, key-value, document or graph databases
  • Professional experience in software development in languages related to data science 
  • Experience with AWS services related to AI/ML (e.g. Forecast, Personalize, Transcribe, Lex, SageMaker)
  • Experience with AWS services related to IoT
  • Experience giving public technical presentations

You’ll be a great fit if:

  • You love being a part of a dynamic, and agile team that encourages you to learn and grow
  • You desire to work with some of the world’s top brands
  • You love finding solutions to interesting problems and figuring out how things work
  • You welcome having autonomy with complex tasks
  • You are passionate about using your experience and expertise to inspire the team

ClearScale is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: ClearScale is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at ClearScale are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. ClearScale will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. ClearScale encourages applicants of all ages.