• Systems Engineer

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/21/2019 10:36 AM)
    Job ID
    780496
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Have you ever thought about helping U.S. Intelligence Community agencies implement innovative cloud computing solutions and solve technical problems? Would you like to do this using the latest cloud computing technologies?
    Amazon Web Services is a dynamic and rapidly growing business within Amazon.com. We are building some of the largest and most complex distributed systems in the world, and we need world class people to help us implement and operate them.

    The AWS Government Cloud Solutions Operations team is looking to hire highly motivated, best-in-class hands-on systems engineers. The Operations team drives stability and sustainability of next-generation tooling to discover innovative ways to automate and standardize our software deployment process.

    Systems engineers within our team are instrumental in creating, automating, deploying, operating and scaling a massive always-on distributed system. We are seeking passionate engineers with strong systems engineering skills who pro-actively automate away problems and constantly look to improve the quality of service.

    The ideal candidate will have thrived in operating complex systems, diagnosing and resolving the hardest corner case problems. You are fast on your feet and excited by the challenge of working in a hyper-growth environment where priorities shift quickly. In addition to your Linux systems skills, you will be very comfortable with networking & database technologies. You must be able to triage situations quickly and work equally well with internal engineers and external customers to bring about swift problem resolution in ways that persist and are reusable for multiple services.

    Basic Qualifications

    • BS Computer Science or other technical degree and/or related experience
    • 2+ years deploying and operating large scale software services on Linux
    • 1+ years in a 24/7 production environment
    • Familiarity with scripting languages: Python, Ruby, JavaScript or programming languages: Java, C++/C#
    • Understanding of networking fundamentals

      This position requires that applicant selected be a U.S. citizen and obtain and maintain a TS/SCI US Government clearance with polygraph.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • MS Computer Science or other technical degree and/or related experience
    • Ability to dive deep and understand all layers of a web services technology stack
    • Linux or Windows system management and debugging experience
    • Network capture and troubleshooting experience
    • Experience with other AWS services
    • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
    • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role


    ** For more information on Amazon Web Services, please visit http://aws.amazon.com **

    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer Female/Minority/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.
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