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Senior Systems Development Engineer

Senior Systems Development Engineer

Job ID 
361423
Location 
US-OR-Portland
Posted Date 
9/15/2017
Company 
Elemental Technologies LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
Recruiting Team 
North American Teams - AWS

Job Description

AWS Elemental is an Amazon Web Services company that combines deep video expertise with the power and scale of the cloud, and we are looking for a Senior Systems Development Engineer to join our growing cross-functional team.

AWS Elemental Cloud, a platform designed with the world's largest media companies in mind, automatically and securely deploys powerful video infrastructure for our customers. We are experiencing tremendous growth with large customers poised to transition their entire workflows to AWS Elemental Cloud, and are looking to aggressively grow this team with top talent who enjoys working with smart, driven, and highly collaborative customer- focused employees.

Join us in developing solutions that give our customers the freedom to focus on what matters: transforming ideas into compelling content that captivates viewers.

What you’ll do:
  • Lead and facilitate the building and adoption of new tools and processes to streamline our processes
  • Collaborate with teams to ensure the operational stability, security, and efficiency of AWS Elemental products
  • Monitor system health and security data, identifying key metrics and alerting based upon specified metrics
  • Be a key player in the escalation of field issues (24x7 on-call rotation)
  • Mentor teammates and serve as a DevOps knowledge resource for our internal and external partners

Basic Qualifications

  • 7+ years' professional software development experience
  • A B.S. or M.S. degree in Computer Science, MIS, CIS, or a related field, or equivalent experience
  • Passion for providing a great customer experience
  • A deep understanding of SQL and NoSQL databases
  • 5+ years of prior system administration experience with 24x7 SaaS products
  • The ability to understand SaaS architectures and operations
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services (AWS) or similar infrastructure as a service
  • A deep understanding of scripting languages (Ruby or Python), REST APIs, and standard Linux command line utilities
  • Experience with Chef, Puppet, Ansible, or other configuration management software
  • Experience using a version control system such as Git or SVN
  • Experience with network design and troubleshooting
  • Advanced troubleshooting skills
  • The ability to work in cross-functional teams and communicate clearly to all stakeholders

Preferred Qualifications

  • DevOps and software development with large-scale environments
  • Audio and video codecs and encoding devices
  • Containerization technologies such as Docker