What are the skill sets required for a AWS Solutions Architect?

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What are the skill sets required for a AWS Solutions Architect?
Nov 26, 2018 in Career Counselling by Jino
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The skills a AWS Solutions Architect should have are as follows:

One should have solid experience using AWS core services: EC2, S3, VPC, ELB.

They must have an experience working with scripting languages like Python, Bash.

They must have an experience working with automation tool like Chef/Puppet.

​They must be familiar working with CI tool like Jenkins.

They must have good knowledge of code deployment.

They should know as how to build and release management across multiple environments and infrastructure.
answered Nov 26, 2018 by Shuvodip Ghosh
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Develop these skills and you're good to go:

  • Designing and deploying scalable, highly available, and fault tolerant systems on AWS
  • Lift and shift of an existing on-premises application to AWS
  • Ingress and egress of data to and from AWS
  • Selecting the appropriate AWS service based on data, database, or security requirements
  • Identifying appropriate use of AWS architectural best practices
  • Estimating AWS costs and identifying cost control mechanisms
answered Feb 19 by Nishit
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First and most importantly, you need excellent Programming and Networking Skills. Because an AWS solutions architect has to deal with a lot of network and configuration related queries, it is very important to have good networking knowledge. Should have knowledge about Cloud Storage and AWS Cloud Architecture. This should be enough, other skills you will be trained for after getting the job.
answered May 13 by Vishal

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