Kick-start your career as an AWS Engineer or Architect

Earn while you learn, become AWS-certified, and progress on to a work placement with the world’s biggest brands

Welcome to Revolent

We’ll help you launch an incredible career in the cloud. Our fully-funded two-year cross-training program includes training, AWS certifications, and experience working with one or more of our clients – including market-leading companies, tech giants, and AWS end-users.

Become a sought-after AWS Specialist

You don’t need any prior experience in AWS to cross-train with us. Our two-year careers program will equip you with the technical skills and consulting know-how you’ll need to start a fantastic new career as an AWS Engineer or Architect.

Interested?

What does the training include?

We offer four specialist tracks within our AWS Engineer and Architect program:

AWS Cloud Systems Admin

You’ll cover a wide range of AWS services and study best practices for monitoring and managing AWS resources using management console and CLI. You’ll also learn how to perform business continuity and disaster recovery procedures, and how to identify, classify, and remediate incidents. You’ll also undergo extensive consultancy skills training, so you have the skills and confidence to present your solutions to clients.

Role and responsibilities

AWS Cloud Systems Admins perform regular monitoring of systems and security. But their day-to-day duties can also include:

AWS Cloud Systems Admins are in high demand, with amazing salaries on offer once fully trained, certified, and with a couple of years of work experience under their belt. In the US, AWS Cloud Systems Admins can expect to earn $72,250 per year in a junior role, rising to $108,000 in a senior position. Freelancers and contractors can expect to earn $134 per hour.

There’s a wide range of career options open to you, once you’re a certified and experienced AWS Cloud Systems Administrator. It all depends on your own interests, preferences, and the type of projects you’ve worked on but you would typically develop expertise and progress your career as an AWS Engineer in a specific area of AWS, such as AWS SysOps or AWS DevOps.

 

Certifications available through this pathway

Over two years, we’ll fund and support you to earn the following certifications:

AWS Cloud Operations Engineer

You’ll cover a wide range of AWS services and study best practices for monitoring and managing AWS, resources using management console and CLI. You’ll also learn how to perform business continuity and disaster recovery procedures, and how to identify, classify, and remediate incidents. While undergoing extensive consultancy skills training, so you have the skills and confidence to present your solutions to clients.

Role and responsibilities

This is a highly collaborative and creative role with plenty of problem-solving. As a Cloud Operations Engineer, you’ll be a crucial part of any cloud tech team and your responsibilities could include: 

AWS Cloud Operations Engineers command some of the highest salaries in tech, once they’re certified and have some work experience to show on their CVs. In the US, AWS Cloud Operations Engineers can expect to earn $115,000 per year in a junior role, rising to $163,000 in a senior position. Freelancers and contractors can expect to earn an average of $100 per hour.

There’s a range of career progression routes once you’re fully qualified, and they would usually involve developing expertise in a particular area of AWS. For instance, you could specialize as an AWS DevOps or AWS Security Engineer. Later in your career you could look to progress as an AWS Architect.

 

AWS Cloud Solutions Architect / Engineer

You’ll cover a wide range of AWS services, and learn how to build highly available, scalable, fault-tolerant, and cost-effective architectures in the cloud. You’ll learn best practices for performing business continuity and disaster recovery procedures, and gain an understanding of cloud migration strategies. You’ll also undergo extensive consultancy skills training, so you have the skills and confidence to present your solutions to clients.

Role and responsibilities

One of the more lucrative career opportunities in AWS, Cloud Solutions Architects/Engineers work with clients to find out what their requirements are convert them into technical solutions. To become a Cloud Engineer you’ll need:

At the top of the AWS salary list are AWS Engineer and the even more lucrative AWS Architect roles. Once you’re fully trained and certified, you could be looking at a salary of $115,000 per year in a junior role, rising to $163,000 in a senior position as an AWS Cloud Engineer. As an AWS Cloud Solutions Architect, you could be looking at an annual salary of $150,000 per year as an AWS Application Architect in a junior position, or a whopping $202,000 in a senior role.

Whether you’re a qualified AWS Cloud Operations Engineer or Architect, you could look to take extra certifications and develop knowledge in a particular area of AWS, such as DevOps, Data, or Security to significantly increase your earning potential. What’s more, according to a recent survey, the AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate is the second most sought-after qualification within the AWS community, so it will certainly open a lot of new doors for you!

Certifications available through this pathway

Over two years, we’ll fund and support you to earn the following certifications:

AWS Cloud Network Engineer

You’ll cover a wide range of AWS services and study best practices for monitoring and managing AWS resources using management console and CLI. You’ll also learn how to design multiple network solutions comprising of multi-regional connectivity options as well as help design hybrid cloud network models. As a Cloud Network Engineer, you will further incorporate security services and components to ensure robust networks. You’ll also undergo extensive consultancy skills training, so you have the skills and confidence to present your solutions to clients.

Roles and responsibilities

This is a highly collaborative and creative role with plenty of problem-solving. A crucial part of the cloud tech team, AWS Cloud Operations Engineers:

AWS Engineers can expect to earn some serious money, once they’re fully certified and have a couple of years work experience to bolster their CV. In the US, AWS Cloud Operations Engineers can expect to earn $115,000 per year in a junior role, rising to $163,000 in a senior position. Freelancers and contractors can expect to earn an average of $100 per hour.

There is a huge demand for certified professionals who are proficient in designing and managing network configurations for AWS cloud solution projects. As such, becoming a qualified AWS Cloud Network Engineer will present lots of opportunities to you in a wide range of industries. Once you’ve spent a good few years in the role experience under your belt, you could look to progress as an AWS Architect.

 

Support and Development at Revolent

We’ll support you throughout your time with us, and beyond. You’ll have an assigned Development Coach who will guide you as you navigate your new career in the cloud. Whilst you’re working on a client site, we’ll conduct regular check-in sessions to make sure you’re fully supported. We’ll also help you gain extra certifications, as and when needed. Learn more about Support and Development at Revolent.

What happens after the training?

Once you’ve completed the two-year training program with us, you’ll be an experienced and sought-after AWS Engineer or Architect.

From here, the sky’s the limit.

You can:

Join the client

and take your place as a permanent employee

Stay with Revolent

and progress into a more senior role

Begin your own cloud journey

and choose your next adventure

Application criteria for this program:

We’re looking for experienced and highly motivated tech professionals with some of the following skills and knowledge:

To apply for the AWS Cloud Solutions Architect/Engineer or AWS Cloud Network Engineer routes, you will also need some of the following experience: