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Overview of infrastructure careers and offerings

Learn about career pathways associated with building, connecting, operating, and powering
data centers.

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Hands-on learning 

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.

Upcoming AWS Events

August 20 – 22, 2024

MS Horizons

Flowood, MS

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.

1 Build

Work involved in construction of infrastructure facilities, like data centers.

  • Commissioning Engineer
  • Construction Manager
  • Controls Technician
  • Electrician
  • Field Engineer
  • HVACR Tech
  • Pipefitter / Plumber
  • Project Engineer
2 Connect

Installing and maintaining fiber optic connections within and between data centers.

  • Fiber Splicer
  • Fiber Optic Technician
  • Fiber Planner
  • (Horizontal) Directional Drill Operator
  • Locator
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
4 Power

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

Industry Collaborators

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.

Programs for learner and job seekers


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AWS I2W for Students

In March 2023, a 2-week workshop exposed and engaged students in various information infrastructure careers

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.

UniAnchieta, Jundiaí, Brazil.


June 5th - 6th, 2024
June 7th - 8th, 2024


Jundiaí, Brazil.

The Bean Path


May 20th - 8:30 AM


Jackson, MS

Madison Career & Technical Center


May 21st - 12:30 AM


Madison, MS

Holmes Community College


May 22nd - May 23rd


Ridgeland, MS

Workshop registration opens 8 weeks prior to the events