Technical Trainer - AWS Canada

Amazon Web Services Canada, In - Toronto, ON (5 months ago)

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  • Strong English and/or French language skills.
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  • 8-10 years of experience in programming, systems architecture or systems administration.
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  • Excellent oral presentation skills, interpersonal communication, and writing skills.
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  • A strong “stage presence” and ability to manage a classroom of adult learners.
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  • Experience architecting infrastructure solutions using both Linux/Unix and Windows with specific recommendations on server, load balancing, HA/DR, network and storage architectures.
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  • Recent coding experience in one or more of the following languages, Java, .Net, Perl, PHP, Ruby or Python.
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  • Experience working within the Enterprise software market or Internet industries is highly desired.
  • Technical degree (i.e. Computer Science) or relevant work experience required.
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  • Ability to travel globally as required (75% travel the first year)
(Ideally located in Toronto or Montreal, this position can be based out of any Canadian city with easy access to a major airport)

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 strong IT infrastructure and/or programming 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 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 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.

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  • Constantly learn and master the most innovative technologies related to cloud computing using AWS product and services.
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  • Deliver training programs in leading enterprises, SMBs and startups to transform their workforce by embedding confidence to use AWS technologies
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • Create a global impact through development of curriculum for cutting-edge and innovative technologies released by AWS product and service teams
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  • Get hands-on with training & certification internal projects that improve processes that contributes to productivity gains and business performance improvements
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  • Be the AWS advocate at customer facing events such as AWS re:Invent, AWSome Days, AWS Summits and AWS Customer Appreciation Nights
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  • Excel in an Area of Depth and build Subject Matter Expertise in Architecture, DevOps, Big Data, Deep Learning, IoT.
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If this position excites you, please submit your resume using the link below and include a cover letter outlining your motivation, experience and why you want to join our team!

  • AWS Certified at the Associate or Professional Level
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  • Experience creating and maintaining training materials.
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  • Knowledge and/or hands-on experience with AWS infrastructure services highly desired.
  • Bilingual in English and French is a desirable asset.
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