Kick-start your career as an AWS Security Specialist

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

Welcome to Revolent

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

Become an AWS-certified Security Specialist with Revolent

As more and more companies switch to the cloud, they want to know that their data and applications will be secure. As a result, security has become a vital issue for organizations and businesses everywhere, and the need for certified AWS Security Specialists has never been higher.

Interested?

Become an AWS Security Specialist

You don’t need any prior experience with AWS to cross-train with us. Our two-year career program will equip you with the technical skills and consulting know-how you’ll need to start a fantastic new career as an AWS Security Specialist. It includes:

We offer specialist tracks within our AWS Security pathway:

AWS Cloud Security Engineer

You’ll cover a wide range of AWS services, including Compute, Storage, Networking, Databases and Multi-Region Solution Architecture. You’ll study management console and CLI, and learn how to perform business continuity and disaster recovery procedures, while identifying, classifying, and remediating incidents. Your training will cover a wide range of AWS security modules, helping you to develop an understanding of the Shared Security Model, strategies for mitigating security threats and using AWS security tools, amd how to design and implement disaster recovery controls and BCP processes.

Role and responsibilities

AWS Cloud Security Engineers are excellent communicators and critical thinkers, able to work cross-functionally to deliver solutions that protect the company’s data. The day-to-day responsibilities of an AWS Cloud Security Engineer can include: 

AWS Cloud Security Engineers are compensated well for their specialist knowledge, skills, and experience, with some of the best salary packages on offer across AWS roles. In the US, AWS Cloud Security Engineers can expect to earn $117,988 to $170,000 per year, depending on experience. 

With the sought-after skillset of an AWS Cloud Security Engineer, you could look to progress to the more senior AWS Cloud Security Architect role, which could in turn lead to high-paying senior roles, including Chief Information Security Officer.

 

AWS Cloud Security Architect

You’ll cover a wide range of AWS services, including Compute, Storage, Networking, Databases, High Availability & Fault Tolerance, Regional-based, and Multi-Region Solution Architecture. The course will focus on building highly available, scalable, fault-tolerant, and costs-effective architectures in the cloud. You will also learn how to perform business continuity and disaster recovery procedures, and understand cloud migration strategies.

Your training will cover a wide range of AWS security modules, helping you to develop an understanding of the Shared Security Model, strategies for mitigating security threats and using AWS security tools, as well as designing and implementing disaster recovery controls and BCP processes. 

Role and responsibilities

AWS Cloud Security Architects wear many hats. A broad knowledge of cloud technologies and AWS services is crucial, as their day-to-day tasks can range from:

AWS Cloud Security Architects are in high demand, with incredible salaries on offer once fully trained, certified, and with a couple of years of work experience under their belt. In the US, AWS Cloud Security Architects can expect to earn $162,500 per year in a junior role, rising to a whopping $210,000 in a senior position. Freelancers and contractors can expect to earn $165 per hour.

AWS Security Architect is a senior-level role within AWS. At this level, you could progress into a more executive role, such as a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), or look to become a Director, VP, or Practice Leader.  

 

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 Security Specialist.

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 experience: