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Data Center Support Engineer

Data Center Support Engineer

Job ID 
407951
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
2/23/2018
Company 
Vadata, Inc
Position Category 
Operations, IT, & Support Engineering
Recruiting Team 
North American Teams - AWS

Job Description

Amazon.com is looking for best-in-class Support Engineers to maintain and build one of the world’s largest systems infrastructure. In Amazon Web Services (http://aws.amazon.com), our goal is to become “The Infrastructure Platform” to the world.

Our customers expect the highest quality and reliability for their services. As we expand at a tremendous rate it is our responsibility to exceed these expectations by driving innovative ways to automate and scale our services and data centers.

As a Support Engineer working within AWS Infrastructure you will:

· Support a number of tools and services related to data center operations
· Have end to end ownership of projects
· Deploy services across multiple global regions
· Create processes that can be leveraged to help drive efficiencies and quality
· Work closely with our internal customers to help alleviate their problems
· Drive operational excellence
· Work on a variety of hardware platforms across multiple vendors

Basic Qualifications

Applicants must possess and maintain an active Top Secret security clearance (TS) with SCI eligibility. A US Government administered polygraph examination will be required. Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) access 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.
  • 3+ years experience administrating in a Linux environment
  • 3+ years troubleshooting x86/64 hardware in an enterprise server environment (e.g., 100+ servers)
  • 2+ years scripting experience (e.g. Perl, Shell, Bash, Py)
  • 2+ years experience troubleshooting Layer 1 Network issues

* Amazon.com Data Center’s are 24x7 environments. All interested candidates must be prepared to work on-call.
* All candidates must possess a valid driver's license, their own vehicle, and will need to pass a driving record check to operate company vehicles. Travel between sites/locations during the workday may occur.
* Employment for all candidates is contingent upon pass a background check.
* Candidates must be willing and able to travel up to 10% of the year.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Computer Science or IT related field
  • LPIC-201 Certified
  • Experience running queries in databases such as MySQL, DynamoDB, Redis, MongoDB, Cassandra or Riak
  • 3+ years’ experience troubleshooting & maintaining hardware & software RAID.

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


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