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System Engineer

System Engineer

Job ID 
511000
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
3/20/2017
Company 
Amazon Services, LLC
Position Category 
Systems, Quality, & Security Engineering
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Job Description

Are you a technical leader who wants to own critical, highly scalable systems, and spur innovation in the web services world? Can you attract and grow the engineering talent needed for those kinds of challenges? Are you interested in the bits and bytes as well as the business opportunities?

Identity Services team owns user authentication and authorization, on web, and devices. We're at the hub of Amazon's massive, worldwide service-oriented architecture and also have a footprint on nearly every browser and mobile device on the planet.

As a Systems Engineering you will be expected to drive operational excellence in everything we do. This includes creating sane and efficient processes, procedures and automation. You will own goals to consistently drive down operational load and increase efficiencies in every component of the team’s operational work. You will be developing, and leading building tools and systems for improving clients and developers experience. You will investigate and create new systems for scaling development and production.

Basic Qualifications

· Bachelors degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience. Masters degree in computer science is preferred
· 3+ years of experience managing SE, SDE & SDETs
· 5+ years of relevant engineering experience; 2+ years of experience leading enterprise engineering or support teams (Systems Engineering / Support Engineering).
· Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and client-server/distributed system architecture
· Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

· Good grasp of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA)
· Experience building and operating highly available and scalable web services
· Experience working with AWS Cloud technologies such as DynamoDB