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Solutions Architect, HCLS


Do you have a passion for healthcare? Are you excited about helping Canadian public sector healthcare customers implement innovative cloud computing solutions and solve business and technical problems to enhance the experience of patients and clinicians? Do you have the healthcare industry experience and the technical background necessary to help further establish Amazon as the leading cloud platform provider?

As a Solutions Architect on our team, you will provide technical design and thought leadership to our customers. You will lead efforts to capture and share best-practice knowledge amongst the AWS solution architect community. You will gain the opportunity to learn from, collaborate with, and educate some of the brightest minds in the industry today.

About Us

Inclusive Team Culture

Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 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 balance. It isn’t about how many hours you spend at home or at work; it’s about the flow you establish that brings energy to both parts of your life. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. We offer flexibility in working hours and encourage you to find your own balance between your work and personal lives.

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.

Key job responsibilities

  • Customer collaborative “white board” designing
  • Small and large group presentations
  • Owning the technical engagement and ultimate success around implementation projects
  • Defining both final and transitional architectures
  • Contributing to RFIs and RFPs
  • Developing and leveraging a deep expertise in AWS technologies as well as broad know-how around how applications and services are constructed using the AWS platform
  • Developing and leveraging expertise in healthcare solutions areas such as electronic health records, medical imaging, virtual care & patient engagement, interoperability, and clinical genomics
  • Serving as a strategic advisor to customers in defining and navigating complex technical roadmaps
  • Gaining industry recognition through participating at AWS and third-party technology conferences and trade shows
  • Understand the legal, compliance, security, technical, and procurement considerations and certifications specific to the public sector healthcare industry

A day in the life
You will be frequently riding on the “architect elevator”. The role spans from assisting customer leadership in developing broad strategic goals and long-term plans across all aspects of the Cloud Adoption Framework, to working with technical contributors on solution design and architectural trade-off decisions, and connecting dots along the way.

You will further work with internal Amazon teams on the continuous improvement of our services and solutions within the healthcare space.


  • 8+ years of specific technology domain areas (e.g. software development, cloud computing, systems engineering, infrastructure, security, networking, data & analytics) experience
  • 3+ years of design, implementation, or consulting in applications and infrastructures experience
  • Prior experience within a health-tech, hospital, or health-related public sector agency


  • Knowledge of AWS services
  • Prior experience in a technical role within a sales organization
  • Demonstrated experience leading or developing high quality, enterprise scale software products using a structured system development lifecycle
  • Working knowledge of modern software development practices such as DevOps, event-driven architecture, microservices, etc.
  • Experience in developing IT solutions for a healthcare specific application area (ex. electronic health records, medical imaging, genomics, bioinformatics, interoperability, etc.)

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