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Systems Development Engineer

Systems Development Engineer

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Amazon Corporate LLC
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Systems, Quality, & Security Engineering
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Job Description

Do you like helping U.S. Intelligence Community agencies implement innovative cloud computing solutions and solve technical problems? Would you like to do this using the latest cloud computing technologies? AWS Developer Tools organization is looking for Systems Development Engineers to improve and automate the process of launching services in new regions. It’s a unique opportunity to understand internals of multiple Developer tools(both internal and external) such as Code Deploy, Code Commit, Quilt, Apollo, Brazil etc and identify ways to improve them. We need people with good ideas, energy and motivation to continuously improve our processes and systems. We work with incredibly smart people, and we have endless opportunities to learn and yet have as many opportunities to make a real difference and make meaningful improvements.

You will launch AWS services in new regions, drive security expectations and automate region build process. Work in a UNIX/Linux environment and develop tools, applications and services to improve Developer productivity. Simplify the process of tracking and maintaining the key success metrics of our services, work in an Agile/Scrum environment to deliver high quality products/software that would impact developers across amazon

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors with 2-5 years' experience or a Masters with 1-year experience in Computer Science, Computer or Software Technology, Infrastructure Automation, or a related field.
  • 2+ years' experience in building scalable infrastructure software or distributed systems for commercial online services.
  • One to three years of experience in developing/configuring/maintaining large scale applications in and distributed systems
  • Hands-on experience in one of the following: C++/Ruby/Python/Scala/Java.
  • Strong understanding of Unix kernel, scheduling and filesystems
  • Understanding of SQL, XML/SOAP, web services, workflow modeling, web application development, and industry-standard commerce systems
  • 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

  • Demonstrated skill and passion for automation and process improvements
  • Strong customer focus, ownership, urgency and drive
  • A solid grasp of networking fundamentals, preferably including hands-on experience with load balancers, switches, routers, etc
  • Proven ability to troubleshoot and identify the root cause of issues
  • Ability to retain composure under stressful conditions, communicates effectively with a wide array of individuals and gets the right things done.
  • Experience in development using AWS services is a plus

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