Principal technical trainer

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As cloud technologies continue to transform businesses, skilled individuals are in high demand. At AWS Training and Certification (T&C), we are passionate about revolutionizing the way people advance their cloud skills and careers. We equip diverse builders of today and tomorrow with the knowledge they need to leverage the power of the AWS Cloud. Join our dynamic, fast-growing team and help us empower our customers to build cloud skills.

If you have previous programming experience via application/web development, 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 Principal Technical Trainer with high visibility and significant customer impact. The successful candidate is an experienced technical trainer, ideally with experience in cloud or distributed architectures and/or 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.

· Deliver instructor-led classroom training to end-user customers and partners on a regular schedule in US and abroad.
· Manages large training programs/projects considered business critical, with significant bottom-line impact. Projects/programs are usually global, and are at the highest level of complexity.
· Defines future training program direction. Initiates projects for team or approves proposed projects from team and oversees planning process and delegation across teams and/or departments.
· Provides macro-level direction for focus of team or program. Defines best practices and demonstrates long-term thinking.
· Works on significant and unique issues where no current best practices exist in the market.
· Operates with total autonomy and discretion.
· Ability to travel throughout North America. Travel will be about 75%.

Please note this position is virtual but must sit within the Northeast US. Preference for candidates in the NY metro.

Basic Qualifications

· Demonstrated understanding of cloud computing concepts
· Understanding of general IT security concepts
· Understanding of general IT networking concepts
· 12+ years of experience in programming or systems architecture or systems operations or systems administration or technical training or AI/ML
· Experience conducting classroom training for related technology products and services
· Technical Degree (i.e. Computer Science) or 4 years' relevant work experience required \
· Recent experience architecting, deploying, and operating Internet scale applications

Preferred Qualifications

· AWS Certified, Advanced & Specialty Certifications
· Experience with Windows or Linux at the command line
· Recent coding experience in one or more of the following languages, Java, .Net, Perl, PHP, Ruby or Python
· Knowledge and/or hands-on experience with AWS infrastructure services highly desired · Experience in AI ML, Security, Networking, Databases and DevOps
· Experience designing and developing instructor-led content with technical subject matter content
· Excellent oral presentation skills, interpersonal communication, and writing skills
· 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
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Job tags: AI AWS DevOps High visibility IT security Java Linux ML Perl PHP Python Ruby Security Trainer Training Windows
Job region(s): North America
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