Do you want to experiment with innovative technologies, including Cloud Computing, Machine Learning, and Internet of Things? Are you passionate about educating, training, designing, and building enterprise cloud computing solutions for a diverse and challenging set of customers?
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is seeking early career personnel to join our AWS program with Professional Services. This is a unique opportunity for driven self-starters to play a key role in a fast-growing business and to deliver significant value to AWS customers of all sizes from nimble start-ups to global brands. The skills and experiences you gain will be highly sought after throughout the industry and give you the opportunity for the career of a lifetime.
The AWS Professional Services organization is a global team of experts that helps AWS customers realize their desired business outcomes when using the AWS Cloud. We deliver focused guidance through our global specialty practices, which cover a variety of solutions, technologies, and industries. In addition to working alongside our customers, we share our experience through tech talk webinars, white papers, and blog posts that are available to anyone. As a Professional Services team member, you will gain hands-on experience in cloud computing, develop business acumen, and learn about Amazon’s peculiar culture. You will work on projects, have the opportunity to obtain the AWS Cloud Practitioner certification, and attend professional development events.
About the Role
All of our Professional Services Consultants are positioned along tracks like:
Application Developer (AppDev) – A developer that designs applications that run natively in the cloud. They are experts in building programs that run on any number of platforms including virtualized instances, containers, or server less architecture.
Cloud Infrastructure Architect (CIA) – An expert in cloud-based networking and system rollouts. CIAs specialize in network performance, infrastructure provisioning, and building Application Programming Interfaces (APIs).
DevOps Specialist – A leader in building advanced computing systems that harness continuous integration/continuous deployment pipelines and utilize the strengths of cloud computing to build scalable and economical systems for customers.
Data Lake & Analytics Specialist – This role will specifically focus on data processing capabilities and helping our customers and partners to remove the constraints that prevent our customers from leveraging their data to develop business insights. Engagements will include migration of existing applications and development of new applications using AWS cloud services.
Data Warehouse & MPP Specialist – This role will specifically focus on large scale data warehousing and database migration capabilities. Engagements will include Redshift implementations and helping customers to migrate from their existing on-premises data warehouses using other databases to Amazon Redshift.
Data & Machine Learning Engineer – In this role, you will work with our partners and customers with a focus on our AWS Analytics services offering such Amazon Kinesis, AWS Glue, Amazon Redshift, Amazon EMR, Athena, AWS ML, and more.
This position may be located in any major Canadian city (such as Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Vancouver). Amazon will provide a relocation package to qualified candidates.
Our team puts a high value on work-life balance. Striking a healthy balance between your personal and professional life is crucial to your happiness and success here, which is why we aren’t focused on how many hours you spend at work or online. Instead, we’re happy to offer a flexible schedule so you can have a more productive and well-balanced life—both in and outside of work.
Mentorship & Career Growth
Our team is dedicated to supporting new members. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. Our senior members enjoy one-on-one mentoring and thorough, but kind, code reviews. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.
This position requires the selected candidate to hold or be eligible to obtain a Security Clearance, and willing to maintain a Security Clearance.
· A bachelor’s (or higher) degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics (STEM); OR a college diploma in a technical field plus 4+ years of hands-on technical work experience.
· Experience in one or more programming languages (such as Java, Ruby, Node.js, Python, etc)
· Experience with source control repositories and team collaboration software (Git, JIRA, etc.)
· Experience with modern agile software development and automated testing practices
· Hands-on experience with AWS (or other cloud providers), using services such as S3, EC2, and DynamoDB
· Knowledge of basic DevOps principles, and experience using Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools such as Chef, Terraform, and CloudFormation
· Any existing AWS Certification
· Experience with QA, testing, helpdesk, IT support, or any technician or quality assurance type work
· Experience implementing a cloud-based technology solution in a school project or while working for a company
· Able to guide and teach customers and partners on how best to apply AWS technologies in order to meet complex requirements. Proactively supports team members, as needed.
Inclusive Team Culture
Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 14 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.
Amazon is committed to providing accommodations at all stages through recruitment and employment in accordance with applicable human rights and accommodation legislation. If contacted for an employment opportunity, advise Human Resources if you require accommodation, including in order to apply for a position.