Amazon announces vacancies for highly-skilled workers based in Lagos


Amazon To Start Operation In Nigeria, 5 More Countries By 2023

American online retailer Amazon is seeking competent candidates for seven roles headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria.

According to a report, the e-commerce site would begin operating in Nigeria by April 2023.

Associate solutions architect for the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) startup scaling team, startup segment leader for Amazon Web Services (AWS) startups in sub-Saharan Africa, and senior partner sales manager for Nigeria and Kenya are among the open opportunities, according to Amazon.

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Others include a senior solutions architect for West Africa at WWPS, a startup account manager for AWS in sub-Saharan Africa, a solutions architect for startups at AWS in sub-Saharan Africa, and an enterprise account manager for Nigeria.

With regard to the location of the enterprise account manager position, Amazon made an exemption, stating that it will initially “be situated in the UAE, with a view to it migrating to Nigeria.”

The enterprise account manager would, in the words of Amazon, “help foster the growth and influence the future of a developing technology.”

The senior solutions architect will also be in charge of owning the technical engagement and ultimate success around certain implementation projects, working cross-organizationally to promote wider use and adoption of the AWS platform, among other things, according to Amazon.

The e-commerce platform stated that among other requirements, the ideal candidate for the position of solutions architect must have experience “designing, constructing, restructuring or operating IT systems – either on-premises or in the cloud.”

Amazon said;

Candidates for the startup account manager, sub-Saharan Africa, AWS, must have ten years of technology-related sales, business development, or sales engineering/consulting experience in areas such as Cloud, SaaS, Analytics, Mobile, eCommerce

The ideal candidate for the senior partner sales manager role would possess a business background that enables them to engage at the CxO level and to easily interact with Partners, Customers, and sales/field reps.

Amazon said the startup segment leader, sub-Saharan Africa, AWS Startups, would help drive revenue and market share of startups in Africa; meet or exceed quarterly revenue targets, among others.

It also said the preferred candidate for the associate solutions architect must have experience in implementing cloud-based technology solutions, adding that startup work experience is a plus.

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