• System Development Engineer - AWS Safety Engineering

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 3 months ago(12/20/2018 2:47 PM)
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  • Job Description

    AWS customers have come to rely on our track record of stellar operational performance. Our team ensures that the quickly expanding number and scale of services are able to deliver that reliability promise.

    Amazon Web Services is seeking a System Development Engineer to drive the long-term technical vision of our world-class Safety Engineering group. We analyze trends and build software used across AWS to reduce recurrence, duration, and size of customer impacting events.

    As an engineer in AWS Safety Engineering, you will work on large-scale initiatives that automate the incident and problem management process for all of AWS.

    What You Will Do:
    • Play a significant role in building new systems and services from scratch
    • Drive an environment of continuous improvement and world-class efficiency
    • Work cross-functionally with other teams to continually improve operational readiness and availability
    • Anticipate bottlenecks, make trade-offs, and encourage risk-taking to maximize business benefit
    • Evaluate and recommend new and emerging products and technologies
    • Drive operation excellence in your organization.

    Basic Qualifications

    • 5+ years of experience in server infrastructure or network administration.
    • Strong Linux administration experience from provisioning to performance tuning, and a solid grasp on operating system fundamentals
    • Experience in configuration of network architecture using tools such VPC, Subnets, AWS Cloudwatch, CloudFormation etc.
    • The ability to write code to solve problems and automate repetitive tasks in a common scripting or programming language such as Python, Ruby, Bash, Go etc.
    • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent professional experience
    • Excellent written and verbal communication, analytical and collaborative problem-solving skills
    • Comfortable working across multiple teams and organizations
    • Strong sense of ownership and drive

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.
    • Understanding of CI/CD and Agile software engineering practices
    • Background in support for large scale application implementations.
    • Experience with distributed computing and enterprise-wide systems
    • Experience mentoring software or system engineers

    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer
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