Associate Cloud Consultant Apprentice

  • Undergraduate or graduate degree OR an Associate’s Degree in a with 4 years of troubleshooting.
  • This position requires that the candidate selected be a US citizen and currently possesses and maintains an active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph.

This is a Department of Labor apprenticeship program. In order to be eligible you must be a military spouse or a veteran who has served in the Armed Forces.

This position requires that the candidate selected currently possesses and maintains OR is a U.S. citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain an active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph.

Are you interested in helping customers implement innovative cloud computing solutions and solve technical problems? Would you like to do this using the latest cloud computing technologies? Do you have a knack for helping customers understand application architectures and integration approaches, and the consultative and leadership skills to launch a project on a trajectory to success? Are you familiar with security best practices for applications, servers, and networks? Do you want to be part of the business development team helping to establish Amazon Web Services (AWS) as a leading technology platform?

Amazon Web Services is looking for highly talented and technical consultants, with a military background, to join our Associate Cloud Consultant Apprenticeship Program and help accelerate our growing cloud consulting business. If accepted, apprentices will be provided both formalized IT training and on the job training leading to an opportunity to join Amazon’s world class technical teams. You will work with some of the best and brightest engineers, while also developing your skills and furthering your career within one of the most innovative and progressive technology companies. As an apprentice, you will have a unique opportunity to combine technical and hands on training with Amazon Web Services team as they help individuals and businesses take their computing infrastructures and applications into the Cloud.

AWS Consultants engage in a wide variety of projects for customers and partners, providing collective experience from across the AWS customer base and are obsessed about strong success for the Customer. Our team collaborates across the entire AWS organization to bring access to product and service teams, to get the right solution delivered and drive feature innovation based upon customer needs.
Roles and Responsibilities:

The AWS Technical Apprenticeship Program is an accelerated career development program for technical professionals who want to advance their skills and help customers design flexible and resilient cloud-based solutions. This apprenticeship program consists of approximately four months of instructor-led training followed by up to twelve months of on-the-job training. You will learn from top AWS subject matter experts and get paid while you train for a career in the tech industry. Here are some other qualities that we are looking for:

We are looking for someone who is passionate about:

Be great fun to work with. At AWS, we have a credo of “Work hard. Have fun. Make history.” In this role, you will love what you do, and instinctively know how to make work fun. You will be dynamic and creative, and willing to take on any challenge and make a big impact.

Enjoy working with customers of all shapes and sizes. You will have a passion for educating, training, designing, and building cloud solutions for a diverse and challenging set of customers ranging from small businesses to large enterprises. Expect to help our customers design flexible and scalable solutions, and work on some of the most complex challenges in large-scale computing.

Are curious and have a passion for learning. The ideal candidate will have a desire to work in the cloud computing industry. You will enjoy building your technical skills as you learn from top subject matter experts and industry thought leaders.


  • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity
  • 1 years with one or more of the following domains: systems administration (Linux/Window), network administration (DNS, IPsec, BGP, VPN, Load Balancing), or programming (Node.JS, Java, Ruby, C#, Python, or PHP).
  • 1 years of experience with AWS services, such as Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Elastic Block Storage (EBS), and Simple Storage Service (S3).
  • 1 years experience working within the software development or Internet industries.
  • Demonstrated presentation skills and comfortable speaking in front of others.

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age
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