• AWS Technical Instructor

    Location ZA-Cape Town
    Posted Date 11 months ago(3/19/2018 11:39 AM)
    Job ID
    Amazon Web Services South Africa Pvt Ltd
    Position Category
    Project/Program/Product Management--Technical
    South Africa
  • Job Description

    Amazon Web Services provides a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers hundreds of thousands of businesses in 190 countries around the world. Low cost. Instant Elasticity. Open & Flexible. Secure.

    To meet the growing demand for AWS Services around the globe, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven Technical Trainers. If you have previous programming experience via application/web development, and can communicate highly technical concepts to audiences at different stages in the AWS journey, we’d like to speak with you. Amazon is looking for a dynamic, organized self-starter to join the Training Team.

    Here's your chance to work as a Trainer on a newly formed team, with high visibility and significant customer impact. The successful candidate is an experienced technical trainer, ideally with hands-on experience with Amazon Web Services and/or in-depth knowledge of software architecture and virtualization technologies.

    In this role, you will deliver training content to developers, administrators, architects, and partners to support adoption and usage of AWS infrastructure services. You’ll have an opportunity to combine a passion for teaching, with enthusiasm for technology, to drive learning and establish positive customer relationships. You will have excellent communication skills and proven technology training experience.

    As a Technical Instructor, you will:
    · Constantly learn and master the most innovative technologies related to cloud computing using AWS product and services.
    · Deliver training programs in leading enterprises, SMBs and startups to transform their workforce by embedding confidence to use AWS technologies
    · Strategically engage with various customers business functions and IT organizations to create customer-tailored training plans jointly with AWS Training Business Development Managers and Sales Managers
    · Partner with AWS internal AWS Support Engineers, Technical Account Managers and Solutions Architects to understand customer challenges, identify customers pain points & deliver impactful training sessions
    · Dive deep and build a domain expertise in Financial Services, Healthcare, Media, Aviation, Gaming and many others
    · Create a global impact through development of curriculum for cutting-edge and innovative technologies released by AWS product and service teams
    · Get hands-on with training & certification internal projects that improve processes that contributes to productivity gains and business performance improvements
    · Be the AWS advocate at customer facing events such as AWS re:Invent, AWSome Days, AWS Summits and AWS Customer Appreciation Nights
    · Excel in an Area of Depth and build Subject Matter Expertise in Architecture, DevOps, Big Data, Deep Learning.

    Basic Qualifications

    · Substantial experience in programming, systems architecture or systems administration.
    · Experience conducting classroom training for related technology products and services.
    · Excellent oral presentation skills, interpersonal communication, and writing skills.
    · Technical degree (i.e. Computer Science) or relevant work experience required.
    · Recent experience architecting, deploying, and operating Internet scale applications
    · Recent coding experience in one or more of the following languages, Java, .Net, Perl, PHP, Ruby or Python.
    · Experience with Windows and Linux at the command line.
    · A strong “stage presence” and ability to manage a classroom of adult learners.
    · Self-sufficient, self-starter with proven success taking ownership of training projects.
    · Ability to travel globally. Travel is around 50% & will mostly take place in EMEA region

    Preferred Qualifications

    · Knowledge and/or hands-on experience with AWS infrastructure services highly desired.
    · Recent experience architecting, deploying, and operating Internet scale applications
    - AWS Certification, e.g. AWS Solutions Architect Associate

    Amazon is an equal opportunities employer, and we value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief. Amazon is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from South African citizens who are members of designated groups who may contribute to Employment Equity within the workplace and the further diversification of ideas. In this regard, the relevant laws and principles associated with Employment Equity will be considered when appointing potential candidates. We are required by law to verify your ability to work lawfully in South Africa. Amazon requires that you submit a copy of either your identity document or your passport and any applicable work permit if you are a foreign national, along with an updated curriculum vitae.

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