Partner Lead, IoT & Robotics Partners Team - KVS GTM
Chicago, IL 
Posted 7 days ago
Job Description
Job summary
Are you passionate about the cloud? Do you want to help mold the future of how customers build amazing things with AWS? Want to help define the technology AWS brings to video applications? Our team is looking for a Partner Lead, IoT & Robotics Partners Team - KVS GTM to help drive the service aligned go-to-market for Amazon Kinesis Video Streams. If you have the right blend of passion, enthusiasm, customer advocacy, curiosity and creativity, you may just be right for a role on the AWS IoT & Robotics Partner Team - Come build the future with us as we change the way the world builds and buys video applications for never before seen scale!

As a member of the IoT & Robotics Partner Team at AWS, you will play a key role in developing and executing a service aligned GTM motion with partners for Amazon KVS globally.

As Partner Lead, IoT & Robotics Partners Team - KVS GTM, your responsibilities will focus on driving adoption of AWS KVS and other related services (AWS IoT, Edge, ML/AI etc.) by owning the partner strategy and execution. Be the subject-matter expert (SME) for a range of video solutions spanning Connected Home and Enterprise Security verticals.

Key job responsibilities
In this role, your key responsibilities will include:
  • Own the service-aligned GTM motion with partners for the Amazon KVS service.
  • Build and leverage executive relationship with market-making partners in Connected Home and Enterprise Security segments to position Amazon KVS and to drive a partner-led GTM motion
  • Identify customer needs, market segments, use-cases and priority partners
  • Develop a strategic business development plan for target markets to support AWS strategic direction. This includes the creation of go-to-market plans to track partner progress and achievement of joint business goals
  • Understand the technical requirements of each partner and work closely with the internal AWS development team to guide the direction of our product offerings
  • Be a thought leader and represent AWS in industry events
* Virtual Role, located near to an office or major city is preferable*

The right candidate will possess 10+ years of business development experience in the technology/cloud services industry, with proven ability to build technology partnerships in the Connected Home and Enterprise Security market segments with direct experience in these segments.
* Expertise with partners in delivering successful joint solutions to market
* Deep familiarity with cloud and edge computing products, services, market positioning and sales strategies
* Ability to create and meet joint solution and GTM strategies and tactical plans.
* Consistently exceed key performance metrics.
* Demonstrated ability to engage and influence C-level executives.
Computer Science background
Strong presentation skills and the ability to articulate complex concepts to cross functional audiences.
Strong technical acumen, with a demonstrated track record of driving emerging/disruptive edge computing technologies and operating systems.
Strong verbal and written communications skills are a must, as well as the ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations
An understanding of key IoT, video streaming concepts and technologies, especially at the edge is required.
Experience building Go-To-Market plans that scale across an organization
Experience with sales enablement activities
Track record of closing high value and high profile deals
The ideal candidate will have a background that enables them to drive an engagement and interact at the executive level, as well as a technical background to work with both our engineering teams and customers building solutions with our tools.

The pay range for this position in Colorado is $147,900 - 200,100 per year; however,
base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and
experience. A sign-on bonus and restricted stock units may be provided as part of
the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or
other benefits, dependent on the position offered. This information is provided
per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market
location. Applicants should apply via Amazon's internal or external careers site.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Master's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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