World Wide Public Sector (WWPS) Sales Enablement is looking for an experienced Technical Trainer who is great fun to work with.
We are looking for an energetic and passionate technical program manager / trainer to define and execute on key programs designed to accelerate the technical development of our teams.
The successful candidate is an experienced sales & technology instructor, ideally with hands-on experience with Amazon Web Services and in-
depth knowledge of distributed computing concepts and technologies (i.e., Cloud).
In this role, you will develop and deliver technical training content to the internal AWS WWPS Global Lead Development (GLD) and Inside Sales organization in the adoption and usage of AWS infrastructure services.
You will have an opportunity to combine a passion for teaching / coaching and enthusiasm for technology, to drive learning with new and tenured employees.
You will have excellent communication skills, proven technology, and business training experience. You will work closely with the WWPS GLD / ISR Sales Training Lead many stakeholders (leaders, sellers, subject matter experts, other trainers) to meet the training needs of the organization.
You will :
Create, execute, and manage global role-based technical training sessions for new and existing Public Sector GLD / ISR teams -
supporting specific training needs; add this content to existing programs or deliver as net-new.
Conduct employee training using a variety of instructional techniques and delivery methods, including classroom-based and virtual learning to create an engaging learner experience
Continuously conduct needs assessments (in close coordination with stakeholders from leadership, marketing, product teams, etc.
to ensure accurate, effective training content
Provide guidance within the organization and share best practices
Keep informed on AWS products and services
Support ad hoc sales training / enablement special projects as needed
Technical degree (i.e., Computer Science) or relevant work experience required
Experience in programming, systems architecture or systems administration
Experience delivering technical training to sales professionals in live and virtual format
Experience aligning with the business to identify emerging training needs (product and / or technical); designing and implementing effective learning programs, often working with senior stakeholder
Project management experience with varying degrees of complexity (task related to Sales Training)
Experience using an LMS (Cornerstone preferred), and virtual conferencing platform (WebEx, Adobe Connect, GoToWebinar, etc.)
Hold at least one or more AWS certifications with an willingness to obtain others as applicable (i.e., AWS Cloud Practitioner Certification & the AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate Certification)
50-75% travel to include international locations
Strong understanding of Cloud and Distributed computing concepts. Ability to translate and teach this knowledge to AWS Services
Recent experience architecting, deploying, and operating Internet scale applications
Recent coding experience in one or more of the following languages, Java, .Net, Perl, PHP, Ruby or Python
Experience with Windows and Linux at the command line
Experience with cloud technology products and services
Ability to make decisions when all necessary information is not available
Flexible and understands how to get things done in an unstructured environment
Excellent organizational and project management skills
Capable of identifying needs or gaps in sales techniques and performance
Excellent interpersonal communication skills required with an overall positive and professional disposition; ability to work well within a team environment
Able to manage multiple projects with tight deadlines, possess a high level of self-motivation, and have an excellent work ethic
This position will primarily execute for the European and Asian geography, with occasional support for North America.