Amazon Web Services Returners Program

London (Greater)
04 Mar 2019
03 Apr 2019
Contract Type

'If I could describe AWS in one word, it would be "epic'"

Are you looking to return to employment after taking a career break? Are you someone who embraces change, ready to embark on your next challenge?

The AWS Returners Program is designed to support individuals like you with a seamless transition back into a permanent position, providing you with all the skills and knowledge needed for success.

This kind of program isn’t exactly commonplace in the working world, but at Amazon Web Services (AWS), we don't mind being called "peculiar". We have our own way of doing things. We focus on removing obstacles so that builders can build.

What does the AWS Returners Program Offer?

AWS helps over a million customers in 190 countries leverage the power of cloud computing. Being a global company isn’t just about worldwide availability or working with international customers; we also see the value in building global teams. Here are some of the benefits that you’ll get from joining us on our program:

  • A global environment – An opportunity for you to work with the world’s leading cloud technology, and with talented people from every corner of the globe.
  • A full-time career – AWS is committed to hiring Returners into long-term, full-time roles. This is not a short-term internship but a position that allows you to pick up your career and build a future with us.
  • Flexibility – Flexibility is key in maintaining work-life harmony. While your role is full time, your manager will work with you to establish the best and most productive use of your time.
  • Returners support framework – We understand that coming back to work after an extended break comes with challenges. The Returners Program will provide you with robust onboarding and coaching sessions in your first 6 months. You will also be partnered with a peer coach who is a subject matter expert, who can help ease your transition back into work. Your manager will guide you through your development and provide the necessary functional training to bring your skills up to speed.
  • Great benefits – The perks of being an Amazon employee don't stop at collaborating with great people on exciting and innovative projects. Amazon’s benefits support the needs of our diverse workforce and their family members, no matter what stage they are at in their life or career.

What are we looking for?

If you have been out of the workforce for longer than two years, and want to restart your career, the AWS Returners Program could be for you. 

As a Returner:

  • You will bring your voice.  At AWS we value individual expression, respect different opinions, and work together to create a culture where each of us is able to contribute fully.
  • You will accelerate your growth.  The scope and scale of what we do for our customers drive us to experiment with new possibilities, take risks and learn quickly.
  • You will chart your own path. The possibilities you explore, the opportunities you take advantage of, and the impact you have is driven by your ideas and initiative.
  • You will embrace the challenge. At AWS building the future is inspiring and fun and we embrace the challenge that comes with inventing and delivering things that were never thought possible.
  • You will use our Leadership Principles every day.  Whether discussing ideas for new projects or deciding on the best approach to solving a problem our Leadership Principles is just one of the things that makes Amazon peculiar. 

What roles are available?

There are a number of roles available across the EU including London (UK), Dublin (IE), Milan (IT), Madrid (ES), Courbevoie (FR) and Standortuebergreifend (DE) in roles such as Solutions Architect, Business Development, Account Manager, Cloud Support Engineer and Partner Succes Manager. 

How do I learn more and apply?

Just click on "Apply" where you'll be redirected to the relevant AWS pages with further details for your area.


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