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Associate Professional Services Consultant - Early Career Program

The Programme 

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 recent graduates, early career professionals, and advanced career professionals with limited technical experience interested in jump-starting a career as an Associate Professional Services Consultant. 
  
Successful hires will be put through the Professional Services Consultant Program or the Tech U program depending on your specialization. These are accelerated workforce development programs focused on helping recent graduates and early career professionals build technical and professional skills to jump-start technical careers at AWS. The program features cohort-based training followed by on-the-job-training. You will complete specialized curriculum, shadow AWS experts, and receive coaching and on-the-job training to help you succeed in your new role. 
  
Residents will also prepare to take the certification exams for AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner and AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate. During the program’s On-the-Job training phase, you will prepare for additional certifications that align to your role. 
 
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. 
 
Work/Life Harmony: 
 
Our team puts a high value on work-life harmony. It isn’t about how many hours you spend at home or at work; it’s about the flow you establish that brings energy to both parts of your life. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfilment AND WE encourage you to find your own balance between your work and personal lives. 
  
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. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded engineer and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future. 

What You Will Do 

  • As an Associate Professional Services Consultant, you will partner with customers and several AWS teams to craft highly scalable, flexible and resilient cloud architectures that address customer business problems.  
  • As a trusted customer advocate, you will help organizations understand best practices around cloud-based solutions, and how to migrate existing workloads to the cloud. 
  • You will have the opportunity to help shape and execute a strategy to build min-share and broad use of AWS within organizations. 

Required Skills and Abilities 

  • A degree in Computer Science/Engineering/Mathematics/Technology/Related Science/Technical field OR equivalent training, certifications, and/or experience. 
  • Interest and aptitude to learn about and deliver cloud-based solutions to customers. 
  • Experience with one of the programming languages like Java, Python, Ruby, Node.js, C#, or C++ OR the interest and technical ability to learn a programming language. 
  • Written and verbal communication skills and ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions to both large and small audiences. 
  • Fluent proficiency in English. 
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly. 
  • Experience with Networking fundamentals including Security, Storage or Databases (Relational and/or NoSQL), Operating Systems (Unix, Linux, and/or Windows). 
  • Experience with software development lifecycle (SDLC) and agile/iterative methodologies; Experience with infrastructure as code, ops automation, and configuration management tools such as Chef, Puppet, or Ansible. 
  • Knowledge of the primary AWS services such as EC2, ELB, RDS, VPC, Route53, and S3. 
  • Experience around implementing cloud-based technology solutions - In a school project or while working for a company. 
     
Closed 12 days ago
Closed 12 days ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics

  • Citizenships:

  • Locations:

    Cape Town (South

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  • Closing Date:15th Jan 2022, 6:00 pm

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