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Application Engineer

Application Engineer

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Amazon Corporate LLC
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Operations, IT, & Support Engineering
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Job Description

Are you interested in joining the team behind Amazon’s newest innovation?

The Amazon Kindle Device Engineering Support team provides production engineering support and support tool development. You will be responsible for troubleshooting issues, monitoring services and building tools related to the Kindle devices and back-end platform. You will work with development teams and product release teams to coordinate and device/software fixes and deployments.

Some of the key job functions:
  • Provide support and perform troubleshooting tasks, with responsibilities covering multiple products, features and production services
  • Work on operations and maintenance driven coding projects, primarily in Perl, Python, Java, shell scripts, and web technologies
  • Software deployment support in staging and production environments
  • Develop tools to aid operations and maintenance
  • System and Support status BI reporting using big data platform
  • Ownership of one or more Digital products or components
  • Customer notification and workflow coordination and follow-up to maintain service level agreements
  • Work with support team for handing-off or taking over active support issues and creating a team specific knowledge base and skill set

Basic Qualifications

  • B.S. in Computer Science, Engineering or a related technical field
  • 5+ years overall development/technical support experience (less with Master’s Degree)
  • 1+ years of experience in Perl or equivalent programming language
  • 3+ years of experience in UNIX/Linux operating system

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preferred Qualifications § Proven ability to troubleshoot and identify the root cause of issues
  • Demonstrated skill and passion for operational excellence
  • Knowledge of Java based technologies
  • Understanding of XML/SOAP, web services, workflow modeling, web application development, and industry-standard commerce systems
  • Ability to write intermediate level SQL queries
  • Experience in EMR, Android/iOS development is a plus
  • Experience in a 24/7 production environment
  • Ability to maintain composure under stressful conditions