While we tend to think of it as single entity, the Internet is actually comprised of tens of thousands of independently-administered networks, with routing protocols facilitating the constant flow of traffic within and between them. As if that weren’t complicated enough, the flow of traffic across the Internet is also subject to various political, regulatory, and business requirements, not to mention the traffic engineering done by the large operators and players. The Internet is amazingly complex and even when things are humming along smoothly, we make it our mission to study its behavior and how it breaks. More specifically, we study how Amazon’s network connects to the public Internet in order to detect when those connections are disrupted and impact our customers. In light of this, we are looking for a Data Engineer to join our R&D effort and help drive insight into this fruitful and wide-open problem space.
The ideal candidate will have a demonstrated affinity for engineering best practices, data management fundamentals, data storage principles, and be current on recent advances in distributed systems as it pertains to data storage and computing. Building and operating scalable infrastructure for data analysis, you strive to answer the “big” questions with data