AWS Data Center careers

Ever wondered what it is like to work in a data center?

Whether you're an electrician, technician, mechanical engineer, logistics or security specialist; your next career move could be working in an AWS Data Center.  

We're hiring across 10 different regions in EMEA: Dublin, London, Cape Town, Milan, Zaragoza, Bahrain, Malardalen (Sweden), Paris, Zurich & Frankfurt.  

On this page you will find information on the types of roles we hire for and our locations.

You'll also get to hear from some of our current data center Amazonians, learn more about AWS working culture and dive deep on interview preparation! 

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EMEA data centers

AWS pioneered cloud computing in 2006, and we continuously innovate the design and systems of our data centers to allow our customers to securely build and innovate faster. 

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Why cloud infrastructure matters

The AWS Global Cloud Infrastructure is the most secure, extensive, and reliable Cloud Computing environment anywhere, on and off the planet. With millions of active customers and tens of thousands of partners globally, AWS has the largest and most dynamic ecosystem.

Customers across virtually every industry and of every size, including start-ups, enterprises, and public sector organisations, are running every imaginable use case on AWS.

Customers are increasingly choosing AWS to host their cloud-based infrastructure and realise increased performance, security, reliability, and scale wherever they go.

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Roles we hire for

Data Center Operations Technician (DCT)

Data Center Operations Technicians are responsible for delivering best in class services by providing support and highest availability for the world’s largest cloud computing infrastructure.

DCTs own the full lifecycle of the physical server infrastructure, while also supporting the rest of the data center infrastructure.

You will need:

• Basic knowledge of Linux
• Computer/server hardware troubleshooting experience
• Experience with networking basic configuration and server boosting
• Some experience with network protocols: TCP/IP, Ethernet, L2/L3 technologies
• Network Hardware: copper and optical fiber cabling, switches, routers
• Strong verbal and written communication skills (English)
• A passion for IT infrastructure and hardware

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Engineering Operations Technician (EOT)

EOTs are responsible for the delivery of best practice systems and problem resolution across all data center electrical and mechanical infrastructure.

An EOT is expected to have a positive involvement in both the maintenance of facilities and the improvement of efficiencies to help offer AWS customers better value.

You will need: 

• The ability to demonstrate key electrical competencies (both in practice & theory)

• Knowledge of mechanical systems (mechanical, HVAC systems, controls)

• Carrying an apprentice/trade certification or a diploma in an electrical field

• Strong verbal and written communication skills (English)

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Network Technician

Network Technicians work with minimum supervision in a dynamic environment to drive the expansion of our next-generation networks. They are highly autonomous and detail oriented with significant experience of supporting large scale, enterprise class networks.

They combine excellent network implementation and troubleshooting skills with a proven documentation methodology.

You will need:

• AS/BS in Computer Science; or Certification in a relevant field (CCENT, Network+, CCNA)
• 2+ years of Networking Deployment experience
• Good understanding of infrastructure technologies, including routers, switches, load balancers and firewalls at the enterprise level.·
• Knowledge of network cabling, optic types, and test equipment such as VFL, power meter, OTDR.·
• Experience with cabling infrastructure best practices and methodologies.·
• Familiarity with common networking terms and fabric based network design

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