Joining Amazon Web Services (AWS) as a fresher can be an exciting opportunity to kickstart your career in the dynamic field of cloud computing. As someone who embarked on this journey and secured a role as a Cloud Support Associate at AWS, I understand the challenges and uncertainties freshers may face in navigating the hiring process. In this article, I'll share my experience and insights on how to land a job in AWS as a fresher, focusing on my journey to becoming a Cloud Support Associate.

In this article, we'll walk you through the complete hiring process for the AWS Cloud Support Associate role, including the sub-rounds within each stage, to help you prepare effectively.

There would be two rounds for the recruitment and each rounds will have the sub-rounds.
    1. Online Assessment
    2. Interview

AWS Cloud Support Associate Online Assessment Round

The first stage of the hiring process is the online assessment, which consists of two sub-rounds:

Sub-round 1: Work Simulation

In this part of the assessment, you'll be presented with real-world scenarios that you might encounter as a Cloud Support Associate.

Sub-round 2: Computer Networks MCQs

This sub-round tests your understanding of computer networks concepts through multiple-choice questions (MCQs). Brush up on your networking fundamentals and practice solving MCQs to improve your speed and accuracy.

AWS Cloud Support Associate Interview

If you successfully clear the online assessment, you'll proceed to the interview stage, which consists of three sub-rounds:

Sub-round 1: Operating System Round

During this round, the interviewer will assess your knowledge of operating systems, focusing on topics such as process management, memory management, file system etc.

Sub-round 2: Computer Networks Round

Similar to the OS round, this round will evaluate your understanding of computer networks. Expect questions on networking protocols, OSI model, TCP/IP stack and troubleshooting techniques etc.

Sub-round 3: HR + Managerial Round

In the final round, you'll meet with hiring managers for a behavioral and managerial assessment. This round aims to evaluate your communication skills, teamwork abilities, problem-solving approach, and cultural fit within the AWS environment. Prepare to discuss your career goals, experiences, and how you can contribute to the team's success.

You can read more about all rounds in below article,

AWS Cloud Support Associate Preparation Strategy

Navigating the AWS Cloud Support Associate hiring process requires a combination of technical expertise, problem-solving abilities, and interpersonal skills. By understanding the structure of the recruitment process and preparing accordingly for each sub-round, you can position yourself as a strong candidate for the role. Remember to practice networking and operating system concepts, and polish your interview skills to maximize your chances of success. With dedication and preparation, you'll be well-equipped to embark on your journey to becoming an AWS Cloud Support Associate.

Note: If you know about other roles for freshers in AWS, please let us know in the comment section.

Good luck!