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Systems Development - AWS AutoS Services

Systems Development - AWS AutoS Services

Job ID 
425106
Location 
US-VA-Herndon
Posted Date 
11/10/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Systems, Quality, & Security Engineering
Recruiting Team 
North American Teams - AWS

Job Description

Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides cloud infrastructure for many of the worlds largest companies, and Auto Scaling ensures they have the capacity they require, when they require it. Auto Scaling intelligently and dynamically scales up applications during demand spikes and optimizes cost savings by scaling down when demand lulls. We are building the next generation of Auto Scaling, offering even more "cloud intelligence" to our customers.

We are a highly motivated, co-operative, and fun loving team of engineers who thrive on solving challenging problems and building large-scale distributed software systems, and we are looking for an experienced system development engineer to join our team.
  • You get excited by cloud computing and want to build and manage systems to support the worlds largest cloud computing infrastructure.
  • You are driven to continuously improve systems and processes, you are passionate about automation and DevOps.
  • You are unafraid to take calculated risks, but maintaining secure, reliable systems is a badge of honor.

The selected engineer will:
  • Dive deep and apply superb troubleshooting skills to resolve problems at their root, looking for failure patterns amenable to long-term solutions via simplification and automation.
  • Drive technical innovation and efficiency in infrastructure operations via automation.
  • Design system management solutions using automation and self-repair rather than relying on alarming and human intervention.
  • Create processes that enhance operational workflow and provide positive customer impact.
  • Invent simple and repeatable automation to replace manual, complex and error prone processes.
  • Recognize and adopt best practices in documentation, testing, security, operational support at scale, and efficient use of resources.
  • Develop appropriate metrics to demonstrate performance at improving operational efficiency.
Our engineers, managers and leaders are innovators at heart; come join us and become integral to the technology company that is the past, present and future of real Cloud Computing.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Systems Engineering, Computer Science or related field, or relevant work experience
  • Experience in 24x7 production environments
  • 7+ years Linux experience and associated tools/languages
  • 5+ years experience building scripts, tooling, and automation for large-scale computing environments
  • 5+ years experience in at least two of: Python, Java, Perl, PHP, Ruby, Bash/Shell

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

    • Experience with TCP/IP network troubleshooting and administration
    • Excellent troubleshooting skills at all levels, from application to network to host
    • Experience with systems management and monitoring software (home-grown or commercially available)
    • Experience with performance testing and tuning
    • Automation or monitoring framework experience, deployment or development
    • Experience with very large distributed systems such as multi-terabyte storage farms, and/or horizontally scaled request processing fleets
    • Experience with SQL scripts and database administration preferred
    • Advanced degree in computer science, mathematics, or a related field


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