Description Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the pioneer and recognized leader in Cloud Computing. Our web services provide a platform for IT infrastructure in-the-cloud that is used by hundreds of thousands of developers and businesses around the world. These customers range from start-ups to leading web companies to Global 500 companies in financial services, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing and technology. An important function within the AWS organization is Specialist Business Development, which is a global function centered around market development for new web services and market expansion for existing web services. The World Wide Specialist Organization (WWSO) is seeking a driven, talented, and experienced business leader to develop and scale our HPC business across workload areas that include but are not limited to upstream (seismic and reservoir) modelling, renewable energy (wind and solar), CFD/CAE, Drug Discovery, FSI-Risk and other related High Performance Computing workloads. We are looking for a Business Development Specialist that understands scalable applications, cloud technologies, containerization and data streaming, who can define and execute the strategy that addresses the computational needs for our next-generation HPC. You would use your business savvy to drive revenue, develop sales programs, and identify new customers and opportunities. You will work directly with the most interesting and demanding enterprise accounts, to understand their requirements and turn them into reality. Working hand in hand with our product team, sales teams, and solution architects, you will help customers leverage the scale and performance of AWS to cost-effectively solve their most challenging problems. Your background in cloud-friendly, scalable architectures will help customers understand how to scale their infrastructure on the cloud. Your excellent verbal and written communication skills will allow you build sales enablement tools, evangelize our platform with our enterprise customers, start-ups and valued partners. The ideal candidate will possess both a business background that enables them to drive an engagement and interact at the CxO/VP level, as well as a technical background that enables them to easily interact with software developers and architects. He/she should also have a demonstrated ability to think strategically and analytically about business, product, and technical challenges, with the ability to build and convey compelling value propositions, and work cross-organizationally to build consensus. A keen sense of ownership, drive, and Bias for Action is a must. _Inclusive Team Culture_ Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have twelve 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 14 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. Our senior members enjoy one-on-one mentoring and thorough, but kind, code reviews. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded engineer and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future. BASIC QUALIFICATIONS + 7+ years experience in business development, strategic partnerships, or program/product management experience. + 5+ years experience selling technology, preferably cloud, hosted and managed services in technology industry. + 3+ years experience with Emerging Technology, HPC, and finding product market fit for new solutions. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS + B.S., M.S., or other higher degree in a business or technical field + Strong verbal and written communication skills as well as leadership skills are a must. Demonstrated ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations is key + The right person will help identify use cases and market segments and develop a go-to-market strategy to drive growth. This person will be technical, analytical, and possess significant business development, enterprise sales, or program/product management experience + Experience with cloud computing and or related fields (IT, software, etc) + Strong analytical skills, and demonstrated ability to turn detailed data analysis into useful strategic insight in order to drive customer adoption and make appropriate recommendations to the business + MBA or equivalent relevant business experience + Solid negotiation skills, and business and financial acumen + Experience with, and detailed knowledge of the support market and insights related to cloud computing and IT Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. 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