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Senior Technical Trainer

Senior Technical Trainer

Job ID 
584849
Company/Location (search) 
CA-ON-Toronto
Posted Date 
11/17/2017
Company 
Amazon Web Services Canada, Inc.
Recruiting Team 
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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 people. If you have previous programming experience via application/web development and/or systems architecture, Big Data, or systems administration experience and can communicate highly technical concepts to audiences at different stages in the AWS journey, we’d like to speak with you. We are looking for a dynamic, organized self-starter to join our Training Team.

Here's your chance to work as a Senior Technical 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 drive 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.


Responsibilities:
· Help shape the ongoing strategy and mission of the AWS training program.
· Assist in developing & maintaining technical training content, lab exercises, presentations, and accompanying materials.
· Deliver instructor-led classroom training to end-user customers and partners on a regular schedule in Canada and abroad.
· Work with key vendors and internal stakeholders to ensure accurate, effective training content.

Basic Qualifications

Requirements
· 5-7 years of experience in programming, systems architecture, Big Data 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.
· Knowledge and/or hands-on experience with AWS infrastructure services highly desired.
· Experience designing and developing instructor-led content with technical subject matter content.
· Ability to travel globally. Travel will be about 75% for the first year.
** For more information on AWS, please visit http://aws.amazon.com **


Preferred Qualifications


· Knowledge and/or hands-on experience with AWS infrastructure services highly desired.
· Experience designing and developing instructor-led content with technical subject matter content.

This position can be located in Vancouver, British Columbia; Toronto, Ontario; and various virtual locations in Canada.

** For more information on AWS, please visit http://aws.amazon.com **