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Systems Engineer - Storage Services

Systems Engineer - Storage Services

Job ID 
362265
Location 
US-VA-Herndon
Posted Date 
6/13/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Systems, Quality, & Security Engineering
Recruiting Team 
North American Teams - AWS

Job Description

We’re looking for technical leaders for the largest cloud storage service on the Internet! The perfect candidate will possess a rare mix of depth in Development Operations, Networking, Systems Engineering, and Customer Obsession. Come help our talented team scale for the largest, most demanding customers on the planet.

As a Systems Engineer on the Simple Storage Service (S3) Operations team, you will work on mission-critical infrastructures, tools, and processes that enable our systems to scale at a rapid pace. One day you might be investigating a kernel module; the next day you might be deploying code worldwide. You'll investigate and create new systems for scaling development and production. You’ll need to be sharp and impressive with your DevOps magic.

The perfect candidate will be comfortable with technical Linux, networking and distributed architecture topics. The perfect candidate will have enthusiasm for digging deep and a flare for sharp technical communication, prioritization and organization.

Together, we’ll deliver the next generation of industry-leading cloud features and help every business run on the cloud. We’ll design, develop, and deploy the most scalable and distributed platforms in the world. We’ll shape not just our own products, but the direction of the industry through our choices!

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years overall technical support or development experience
  • Advanced understanding of the Linux operating system
  • Solid networking knowledge
  • Advanced troubleshooting skills
  • Experience in a 24/7 production environment
  • Physical requirements: The ability to sit in front of computer for entire scheduled shift while maintaining a high level of alertness and attention to detail
  • Must be able to work in a rotational shift environment across including weekends and holidays
This position requires that applicant selected be a U.S. citizen and obtain and maintain a TS/SCI US Government clearance with polygraph. TS/SCI eligibility is not required to start; however, the applicant selected will be subject to a Single-Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified national security information. Applicants with a current SSBI, SBPR, or PPR, may be eligible for crossover in accordance with ICPG 704.4.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Computer Science fundamentals in data structures, algorithm design and problem solving
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well in a team
  • Strong customer focus, ownership, urgency and drive
  • A solid grasp of networking fundamentals
  • Systems Administration or Development in Linux/Unix environment.
  • Calm under fire as an oncall incident responder
  • Practical experience across the networking stack from load balancers down to TCP/IP.
  • Ability to dive deep into complex technical problems
  • Experience with version control like Git or Mercurial
  • Excellent problem solving skills with a strong attention to detail
This position requires that applicant selected be a U.S. citizen and obtain and maintain a TS/SCI US Government clearance with polygraph. TS/SCI eligibility is not required to start; however, the applicant selected will be subject to a Single-Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified national security information. Applicants with a current SSBI, SBPR, or PPR, may be eligible for crossover in accordance with ICPG 704.4.
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