• Sr Systems Dev Engineer III - Data Center Platform Validation

    Location US-CA-Cupertino
    Posted Date 9 months ago(2/14/2018 6:38 AM)
    Job ID
    622414
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) is looking for a best-in-class Systems Development Engineer for the Data Center Network Engineering Platforms team. As a Systems Development Engineer you will own the design, delivery, scalability, performance, and operation of the automation systems by which we test and release our products in both lab and production environments. From whitebox networking to enabling new AWS services and customer use cases, the opportunities are rich and varied.

    Our ideal candidate is highly autonomous, very detail oriented, possesses strong written and verbal communication skills and has significant experience of supporting large scale, world class networks. Systems Development Engineers work hand-in-hand with Network Development Engineers, Software Development teams, Network Deployment, and Network Operations to automate and invent new ways of delivering and proving Amazon's Next-Generation Networks. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and an ability to interact efficiently with peers and customers is required. The desire and ability to work in a fast paced, collaborative environment is essential. In addition to providing top-tier management and support of Amazon's release systems, Systems Development Engineers are expected to develop best practices, refine procedures and constantly think pro-actively and with innovation.

    Your work will delight our customers and disrupt the networking industry.

    Responsibilities:
    • Develop, Implement, and Automate release tasks through creation and maintenance of tools and frameworks.
    • Deliver simple, sustainable and repeatable solutions and processes.
    • Work closely with our Network Engineering teams to ensure fast, smooth roll-out of new designs and products.
    • Drive standards across the network and ensure that we are fully compliant to those standards and policies.

    Basic Qualifications


    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and an ability to interact efficiently with peers and customers is required.
    • Strong Linux experience from provisioning to performance tuning, and a solid grasp on operating system fundamentals.
    • Excellent Ethernet and IP networking knowledge and extensive experience in the application of IP protocols.
    • Substantial background in large scale datacenter network implementations.
    • Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering or related technical discipline
    • Software development skills are required, specifically in Python with 3+ years of experience.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Knowledge of major Internet routing protocols such BGP and OSPF
    • Knowledge of network hardware and packet forwarding architectures.
    • Excellent analytical skills.
    • Experience working with virtualization/emulation technologies.
    • Experience with test and release processes and systems.
    • Graduate degree a plus.
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