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Technical Curriculum Developer (AWS Cloud Curriculum)

Created 08/01/2020
Reference 1191966
Category Leadership Development & Training
Country United States
Zip 15689
Salary Competitive
Amazon Web Services (AWS) Training and Certification Team is looking for developers, technical trainers or technical instructional designers who want be a part of building exciting and new courses on AWS as a Technical Curriculum Developer.

Customers are rapidly adopting Amazon Web Services (AWS) as a way to build scalable and cost-effective web and IT solutions for their businesses. To do that effectively, they need training, and not just a couple of PowerPoint slides and a long lecture. AWS is developing highly technical courses with extensive hands-on labs (ILT), e-learning courses that can be accessed 24x7, and self-paced labs that get customers deep into AWS technologies. You'll get to educate and play at the same time!

The qualified candidate will have excellent writing skills, a healthy technical knowledge of IT domains and the ability to translate technical content into easy-to-understand training. Additionally, the ideal candidate will have training, instructional design or technical documentation experience. Above all, you will have a passion for learning.

Responsibilities:
• Some travel required, primarily for event support (10-25%).
• Dive deep into AWS technologies, such as Databases, Networking, Architecting, Infrastructure, Machine Learning, Big Data, Web Applications, Security, High Performance Computing, Storage, Enterprise Applications, Migration Strategies or other solutions areas to understand the services and develop effective training for our customers.
• Work with audience representatives to understand training needs and collaborate with Subject Matter Experts across AWS (including Developers, Support Engineers, Professional Services, and Solutions Architects) to build technically accurate training that meets the learning objectives.
• Utilize our automated lab and courseware publishing process built on AWS services.
• Build relationships with AWS service teams to understand roadmaps and plan for content updates or new training offerings.
• Respond to changes in products/features by revising content at the pace of innovation.
• Facilitate requirements gathering meetings with curriculum stakeholders to define the appropriate learning objectives, modalities and expectations.
• Collaborate with multiple functional groups to develop training content that educates customers on the full portfolio of AWS services and features.

Note: This position can be remote, but candidates must be based near an AWS office location (Arlington, Atlanta, Austin, Ballston, Boston, Chicago, Cupertino, Dallas, Denver, Detroit, East Palo Alto, Herndon, Houston, Irvine, Minneapolis, New York City, Pittsburgh, Portland, San Diego, San Francisco, Washington D.C., Tempe, Sunnyvale, Santa Monica).

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

• 3+ years developing content for technical training
• Skilled in common development tools, i.e., Storyline 360, Rise, etc.
• Technical degree (e.g., Computer Science) or relevant work experience required.
• Some travel required, primarily for event support and training (~10-25%).

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Knowledge and/or hands-on experience with AWS infrastructure services highly desired.
• 5+ years of experience in programming, systems architecture or systems administration.
• Experience designing and developing instructional materials for technical content.
• Experience teaching technical content to adults.
• Current AWS Certification (Solutions Architect, SysOps Administrator, Developer).
• Domain expertise in one or more of the following: Infrastructure, Networking, Database, Systems Administration, Cloud Technology.
• A demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly.
• A demonstrated ability to work cross-functionally with multiple teams and stakeholders.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
Employer Amazon

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