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Skill Bridge - Network Deploy Technician, AWS Infrastructure Services

Job ID: 2656788 | Amazon Data Services, Inc.


AWS Infrastructure Services owns the design, planning, delivery, and operation of all AWS global infrastructure. In other words, we’re the people who keep the cloud running. We support all AWS data centers and all of the servers, storage, networking, power, and cooling equipment that ensure our customers have continual access to the innovation they rely on. We work on the most challenging problems, with thousands of variables impacting the supply chain — and we’re looking for talented people who want to help.

You’ll join a diverse team of software, hardware, and network engineers, supply chain specialists, security experts, operations managers, and other vital roles. You’ll collaborate with people across AWS to help us deliver the highest standards for safety and security while providing seemingly infinite capacity at the lowest possible cost for our customers. And you’ll experience an inclusive culture that welcomes bold ideas and empowers you to own them to completion.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is seeking Data Center Technicians to support our customers in multiple locations. By applying to this position your application will be considered for all locations we hire for in the United States. This includes, but is not limited to: VA (Manassas, Herndon, Chantilly, Auburn), OR (Boardman, Umatilla, Hermiston), OH (Columbus), CA (Santa Clara), given availability. This position requires the successful candidate report to a site location.

At Amazon, we are excited to offer transitioning service members the opportunity to launch into post-military careers with limitless possibilities. Military Fellowship Programs allows transitioning servicemembers and military spouses to intern with Amazon to gain valuable experience in the civilian workforce and aids servicemembers in their transition from the military. Amazon employs over 40,000 Veterans and military spouses across a multitude of businesses, including Operations, Sustainment, Devices, Robotics, and Amazon Web Services (AWS). Amazon pledged to hire over 100,000 U.S. Veterans and military spouses by July 2024, building on its commitment to military families after far exceeding its pledge to hire 25,000 by 2021.

This 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:

Amazon is proud to be a host company partner with Hiring Our Heroes (HOH) as part of a nationwide initiative via the Chamber of Commerce. Offered in a 3-times/year cohort and individual fellowship format, the 12-week program is held Monday through Thursday at host companies (Fridays are reserved for military duties and professional development). Amazon provides eligible transitioning military members and military spouses with fellowship opportunities across the company.

Key job responsibilities
All physical requirements are expected with reasonable accommodations:

* Regularly lift and/or move up to 40 pounds; and participate in group lifts for 41+ pounds
* Ability to work in an environment that operates 24/7 with an ability to participate in on-call rotation and provide after-hours support as needed
* Some regional travel may be required

About the team
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform. We pioneered cloud computing and never stopped innovating — that’s why customers from the most successful startups to Global 500 companies trust our robust suite of products and services to power their businesses.

Amazon values diverse experiences. Even if you do not meet all of the preferred qualifications and skills listed in the job description, we encourage candidates to apply. If your career is just starting, hasn’t followed a traditional path, or includes alternative experiences, don’t let it stop you from applying.

We value work-life harmony. Achieving success at work should never come at the expense of sacrifices at home, which is why we strive for flexibility as part of our working culture. When we feel supported in the workplace and at home, there’s nothing we can’t achieve in the cloud.

Here at AWS, it’s in our nature to learn and be curious. Our employee-led affinity groups foster a culture of inclusion that empower us to be proud of our differences. Ongoing events and learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences, inspire us to never stop embracing our uniqueness.

We’re continuously raising our performance bar as we strive to become Earth’s Best Employer. That’s why you’ll find endless knowledge-sharing, mentorship and other career-advancing resources here to help you develop into a better-rounded professional.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Ashburn, VA, USA | Chantilly, VA, USA | Columbus, OH, USA | Herndon, VA, USA | Manassas, VA, USA | Phoenix, AZ, USA | Sterling, VA, USA


- High school or equivalent diploma
- 1+ year or experience in any of the following IT roles: Computer Hardware Repair, Infrastructure Cabling, Network Deployment, Data Center Operations, Technical Project Management
- Must be active duty U.S. Military members with 180~ days of time in service remaining or a military spouse


- Data center experience Industry standard certifications (CompTIA, CCENT, Network+, CCNA or CCNP)
- Working knowledge of Layer 1 troubleshooting
- Knowledge of network cabling, optic types, and test equipment
- Familiarity with common networking terms and fabric based network design
- Familiarity with computer / server hardware troubleshooting
- Experience with cabling infrastructure best practices and methodologies
- Experience with medium to large, complex project scopes and ambiguous details within work environment
- Experience with common tools related to network troubleshooting, including VFLs, OTDR and power meters
- Understanding of infrastructure technologies, including Routers, Switches, Load Balancers and Firewalls
- Knowledge of major Command Line Protocols (Cisco IOS, JunOS, GNU/Linux) and common Networking Protocols (BGP, OSPF)
- Working with IT best practice frameworks (ITIL, LEAN, AGILE) and Operational Excellence concepts or methodologies is a plus
- Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
- Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity

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