Amazon is building some of the largest distributed systems in the world, and we need smart people to support and engineer the next generation of compute and storage platforms. Amazon’s Data Center Operations Support Engineering (DCOSE) group provides escalations support worldwide with focus on continuous improvement. We have high standards for our infrastructure as well as our employees, and our systems are highly reliable, highly available, and turn scale into an advantage for our business and an asset to our customers. Our employees are super smart, driven to serve customers, and fun to work with.
Data Center Operations DevOps Engineering (DCODE) is a team of crafty engineers within DCOSE that focuses on continuous improvement through infrastructure automation and tool development. As a System Developer Engineer with DCODE you will utilize Problem Management to dive deep, analyzing data for trends and systemic issues, then follow our Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) to develop solutions or effect changes to eliminate problems from our environment. You enjoy developing front-end applications and dashboards that would enable the business to make informed decisions. Your creativity and understanding of the business needs will drive agile development to keep up with ever-changing customer demand. You will also support the underlying infrastructure that hosts our applications through Availability, Performance and Capacity Management. You will work directly with the various service owners and hardware design teams to collaborate on hardware issues within the fleet. You think proactively and work to prevent support issues before they are realized. You participate in design reviews to identify and mitigate support risks. You work closely with development and QA teams to improve the change management life-cycle. You have a deep understanding of production architecture and are familiar with operating system best practices. You identify, communicate and drive small production architecture changes. You design and develop complex high performing scripts and applications. You work with other Amazon leaders to share ideas and improve support within the company. You take a role in the strategic direction of the team. You play a significant role in hiring, mentoring, and training employees. You demonstrate excellent judgment when making decisions.
- Help develop tools to identify and remediate hardware issues
- Enable the business through development of front-end reporting tools
- Drive operational efficiency improvements over hardware fleet
- Initiate service improvements in the production environment
- Handle and troubleshoot support incidents within SLA’s
- Assist in developing methods for incident reduction
- Monitor various data sources for unidentified fleet issues
- Participate in on-call rotation and provide after-hours support
- Collaborate with outside teams to resolve customers issues