About the job
Amazon Web Services (AWS) has an exciting internship opportunity in Dubai available for a UAE national with family book. AWS are committed to contributing towards the UAEs goal of employing 75,000 Emiratis in the private sector and Ministerial Resolution No.279.
AWS is growing rapidly, and we are looking for Data Center Technician Interns to join our expanding team on a 12 week full-time internship program in our Data Center in Dubai South.
This position involves hardware and network diagnostics followed by physical repair. All interns will be exposed to independent work and in a team. Work prioritization, organizational skills, effective communication, and the ability to react quickly are critical to being successful.
Duties & Responsibilities
You will have the opportunity to provide our internal workforce with infrastructure related support, resolving tickets related to HW (Motherboard, RAM, CPU, GPU, etc) and networking tickets (Link Down, Optics Replacements, Switch Replacements, etc).
In addition to hardware and network repair, interns will learn how to install equipment, create documentation, innovate solutions, and fix complex problems within the data center space.
Hardware troubleshoot in servers which are not live with an AWS technician’s supervision
Understand the importance to meet SLAs against assigned trouble tickets
Follow the AWS technician’s during network troubleshooting
Replace Media (SSD/HDD) according with AWS Data Tech guidance
Perform regular server hardware repairs (drives, motherboards etc) under the guidance of experienced techs
Interact with third party vendors & contractors who are working on site
Amazon internships are full-time (40 hours/week) for 12 consecutive weeks, in Summer 2023. This position requires the intern to report to work onsite on a daily basis. Intern schedules are typically day schedules, Monday-Friday. A full-time position as a Data Center Tech could involve day, evening, or weekend shifts and on-call rotations.
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Mentorship & Career Growth
Our team is dedicated to supporting new team members in an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. Projects and tasks are assigned in a way that leverages your strengths and helps you further develop your skillset.
Inclusive Team Culture
Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences.
Our team puts a high value on work-life harmony. It isnt about how many hours you spend at home or at work; its about the flow you establish that brings energy to both parts of your life. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. We offer flexibility and encourage you to find your own balance between your work and personal lives.
In pursuit of IT Certification or Technical/Bachelors Degree within a relevant technical field such as Information Technology, Computer Hardware Repair or similar with 2023 or 2024 graduation date
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Ability to work well with others in a team environment, displaying excellent time management skills
UAE National with family book
Basic knowledge of Linux is an advantage
Basic knowledge of networking is an advantage