The apprenticeship program was built on veteran hiring initiatives. U.S. Veterans and currently serving members of the U.S. Armed Forces including Reserves and National Guard, and Spouses are all encouraged to apply. Qualified candidates will be considered.
This is a Department of Labor apprenticeship program. In order to be eligible you must be a spouse or a veteran who has served in the US Armed Forces.
The Military Technical Apprenticeship Program is an approved Department of Defense (DoD) SkillBridge Program. Active duty transitioning service members from any branch of service may apply if they meet the eligibility requirements. DoD Instruction 1322.29 allows service members to participate in the program with command approval. Your transition office will provide candidates with the necessary documentation to obtain approval. For further information about the DoD Skillbridge Program, visit: https://dodskillbridge.usalearning.gov/.
Program Start Date: 10/03/2022
This position can work out of either the Arlington, VA, Herndon, VA, Denver, CO, or Seattle, WA office locations based on business needs.
This position requires that the candidate selected be a US Citizen and must currently possess an active TS/SCI with Poly security clearance. The position further requires that, after start, the selected candidate satisfy other security related requirements.
The pay rate for this position in Colorado is $78,900 per year. Our range of benefits may include health care, employee discounts, 401(k) savings plans, paid time off, and more. An overview of benefits* can be found here: https://www.amazondelivers.jobs/about/benefits. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act.
*Amazon’s benefits can vary by location, the number of regularly scheduled hours you work, length of employment, and job status such as part-time, seasonal, or temporary employment.
Key job responsibilities
Upon graduation from our program, engineers will have the foundational skills and knowledge needed to excel at AWS to help U.S. Government agencies implement innovative cloud computing solutions, solve technical problems and join a specialized engineering team. If you are passionate about the potential of cloud computing and about building simple and elegant software solutions, apply for a role today and come learn about our commitment to developing engineers skillsets to operate in dedicated AWS regions.
A day in the life
AWS has established a specialized group of service teams responsible for the work we are doing with the U.S. Intelligence Community. We are building some of the largest and most complex distributed systems in the world, and we need world class people to help us implement and operate them.
About the team
The AWS Intelligence Initiative Team is hiring cleared engineers for a unique opportunity to work with some of the best and brightest engineers and technical leaders. Engineers undergo an intensive 9-12-month development program to learn about operational culture, enhance their technical skills through a hands-on job path curriculum, complete rotations with engineering teams to obtain a holistic view of our technology, dedicated mentorship, and support from our program’s alumni all while obtaining a U.S. Government security clearance.
- Understanding, knowledge and experience in computers and computer systems
- Strong desire to become a technical engineer, self-taught and demonstrated ability to learn quickly.
- Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well in a team
- Prior Troubleshooting/Support Experience
- Quick problem solving skills
- Strong sense of ownership and urgency
- Proven ability to navigate and learn quickly in ambiguity
- Current, active US Government Security Clearance
- Prior enterprise/university experience with systems administration on either Linux/UNIX or Windows operating systems.
- 1+ years of Linux experience and demonstrated proficiency with associated tools and languages; OR 2+ years Windows Server/enterprise experience.
Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.