Data Center Technician Apprentice 

 Data Center Technician Apprentice 

Job ID: 749442 | Amazon Web Services, Inc. 

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DESCRIPTION 

This apprenticeship opportunity is for U.S. citizens who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces including Reserves and National Guard. Does helping U.S. Intelligence Community agencies implement innovative cloud computing solutions and solve technical problems intrigue you? Would you like to do this using the latest cloud computing technologies? Do you want to be part of a customer facing technology team helping to ensure the success of Amazon Web Services (AWS) as a leading technology platform? Does learning how to implement innovative data center solutions and solve technical problems intrigue you? Would you like to learn and use the latest data center technologies? Do you want to eventually be part of a technology team helping to ensure the success of Amazon Web Services (AWS) as a leading technology platform? Amazon Web Services (AWS) is looking for aspiring and motivated individuals, with a military background, who align with our Leadership Principles for our Data Center Technician Apprenticeship Program. If accepted, apprentices will be provided both formalized IT training and on the job training leading to an interview as a Data Center Technician with Amazon Web Services. Scope of work includes troubleshooting and repairing servers with hardware and network issues. Decommission of end of life equipment. Work involves hardware diagnostic and replacement of failed components. Removal and destruction of end of life retired equipment. Must be able to work effectively with minimum supervision and handle multiple priorities. Technician will be responsible for day to day incident management of servers and networking equipment. project work and capacity management. The engineer will work closely with the Data Center Manager on projects scheduling and directing work for junior technicians and associates. Candidate must be able to obtain a CompTIA ServerPlus within first 3 months of hire date. Applicants must possess and maintain an active Top Secret security clearance (TS) with SCI eligibility. A US Government administered polygraph examination will be required. Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) access is not required to start; however, the 

applicant selected will be subject to a Single-Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified national security information. Applicants with a current SSBI, SBPR, or PPR, may be eligible for crossover in accordance with ICPG 704.4. ***This opportunity is for transitioning service members and Veterans. 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS 

This apprenticeship opportunity is for U.S. citizens who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces including Reserves and National Guard. Applicants must possess and maintain an active Top Secret security clearance (TS) with SCI eligibility. A US Government administered polygraph examination will be required. Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) access is not required to start; however, the applicant selected will be subject to a Single-Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified national security information. Applicants with a current SSBI, SBPR, or PPR, may be eligible for crossover in accordance with ICPG 704.4. 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 

· 3+ years IT support experience · Hands on experience with x86 architecture based systems · Data Center Technician experience · Experience with Linux or similar OS · Good knowledge of network design and protocols · Understanding of storage devices · Understanding of scripting languages · Strong desire to learn · Self-starter who is excited about technology · Excellent oral and written communication skills · Strong customer focus · Able to function well under pressure with multiple priorities Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation. 

Ted P. Avila, Ed.D. 

Employment Specialist III / Disabled Veteran Outreach Specialist (DVOP) 

Department of Labor & Industrial Relation 

Workforce Development Division 

American Job Center 

1505 Dillingham Blvd., Suite 110 

Honolulu HI. 96817 

Ph: (808) 832-1978 

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