AWS, Training Education Programs Leader - Seattle, WA3.6

Job Description Amazon Web Services provides a highly reliable, scalable, and low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers hundreds of thousands of businesses in 190 countries around the world. The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Training & Certification team is seeking a driven, talented, and experienced education programs leader and manager to define, drive and deliver a global, world class multi-level AWS technical education program to address the demand for skilled cloud IT professionals.

In this role, with your passion for educating adult learners, you will select, on-board, manage, lead, and inspire a team of program managers and technical trainers to define and build new education programs that develop adult learners into skilled cloud IT professionals using a multi-modal training program that combines instructor led training, lab exercises, scenario-based project sprints, and more to develop and hone cloud based skills for a variety or traditional and non-traditional students. Because at Amazon we pioneer, you will need to be forward thinking and creative in your approach to addressing big challenges and embrace novel solutions. In this role, you will need to be an excellent communicator and leader, and it is expected that you will have the ability to influence and convince others and to discuss and reach agreement for complex projects.

Roles and Responsibilities:
- Develop internal and external customer facing technical education programs
- Define, build, and maintain college level technical education programs in multiple modalities
- Develop and nurture relationships with student intake sources
- Operationalize overlapping global groups of learners undertaking multi-month long technical learning paths
- Direct and lead the development of learning strategies for scenario based adult learning exercises
- Define and operationalize success metrics and completion criteria for learning programs
- Staff, manage, and direct a global team of program managers and instructors
- Oversee and manage education vendor relationships and tools
Maintain a close working relationship with content and curriculum developers

Basic Qualifications - 10+ years of technical adult learning and education program development and management experience
- 5+ years’ experience managing global staff in a fast paced, complex, content and curriculum development release environment
- Bachelor’s degree in technology or equivalent industry experience
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Ability to travel up to 25%

Preferred Qualifications - Master’s degree in education or business studies
- An AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner or Associate-level certification