A workshop for education and workforce leaders
AWS Information Infrastructure Workshop (I2W) for Educators is a one-day workshop to
help education and workforce leaders better understand the physical layer of cloud computing
and our information economy, and the many different careers that are available.
Overview of infrastructure careers and offerings
Learn about career pathways associated with building, connecting, operating, and powering
Learn about the technology and job functions associated with informationinfrastructure and gain hands-on experience.
Connect with industry experts and hiring managers
Network with subject matter experts from AWS and our network of vendors and contractors.
Information Infrastructure Career Pathways
The careers that create and support the infrastructure of our information economy can be organized into categories associated with jobs that build, connect, operate, and power the internet.
Click the section number to learn more about the job roles.
Work involved in construction of infrastructure facilities, like data centers.
- Commissioning Engineer
- Construction Manager
- Controls Technician
- Field Engineer
- HVACR Tech
- Pipefitter / Plumber
- Project Engineer
Installing and maintaining fiber optic connections within and between data centers.
- Fiber Splicer
- Fiber Optic Technician
- Fiber Planner
- (Horizontal) Directional Drill Operator
3 Operate & Maintain
Day-to-day management of 24/7 facilities and equipment
- Engineering Operations Technician (EOT)
- Data Center Technician (DCT)
- Infrastructure Delivery Technician
- Network Deploy Technician
- Rack Decom Datatech
- Data Center Security Specialist
- Data Center Controls Technician
- Logistics Specialist
Producing and delivering power to operate infrastructure.
- Transmission Engineers
- Transmission Planners
- Transmission PMs
- Substation Engineers
- Substation Construction Managers
- Journey Person
- Field Engineering Technician
- Engineering Technician
- Electric and Water System Operators
- Assistant Electric Utility Engineer
We are grateful to the vendors and contractors who are leaning in to support this work. If
you are interested in participating in future workforce development efforts, contact us.
AWS Fiber Optic Fusion Splicing
A two-day hands-on training course on fiber optic installation and repair hosted in collaboration with Sumitomo Electric Lightwave. See below for upcoming workshops.
Date:November 1-2, 2023
Location: Dayton, OH
Joint Base Lewis-McChord (restricted access)
Date:November 15-16, 2023
Location: Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA