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Systems Development Engineer - AWS EC2 Networking

Systems Development Engineer - AWS EC2 Networking

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Company Services, Inc.
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Systems, Quality, & Security Engineering
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Job Description

AWS is the fastest growing division within Amazon. Do you want to be constructing the future of cloud computing? Help us revolutionize the Cloud!

The Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) Networking team is looking for experienced systems engineers with passion for devops and operating very large scale Java based services on Linux.

Our team owns core components of the Amazon Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) Software Defined Network.

Do you have who have a passion for building highly available and large-scale services? Do you have deep Linux and Networking knowledge? Do you have a drive to automate everything? Devops become very challenging as services experience hyper-growth. This is your opportunity to work on some of the most important services powering EC2.

In this role you will be encouraged to exercise your judgment in proactively determining and recommending the best features, designs, and operating models based on business objectives, timelines, and resource constraints.

What makes this team a great place to work?
- Core EC2 Networking Team - Our services underpin the fabric of the EC2 cloud. You have the opportunity to make large impact and drive the road map for the Amazon cloud.
- Build from the Ground up - You will have the opportunity to build new cloud services from the ground up for emerging blue ocean initiatives.
- Direct Customer Contact - The Amazon way is to maintain and enhance what you build. This gives you the opportunity to work directly with customers to understand and guide their needs.
- Scale New Heights - With cloud adoption accelerating, we are challenged with fun, complex problems to think about scale, sharding and growth of all of our service to meet ever increasing demands.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 3+ years professional experience with Linux OS level services and networking protocols and troubleshooting
  • Experience working with devops tools
  • Knowledge of at least 1 programming language

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in a DevOps team, or experience setting up, maintaining and coordinating the automated patch and configuration management of production servers
  • Experience with operations monitoring, automating deployment and maintenance of Linux and networking devices
  • Oncall and after hours availibility
  • Programming/scripting with Ruby, Bash and PowerShell. Other languages a bonus
  • Systems administration (Linux and Windows). Experience with virtualization technologies (Hypervisors, VMware, Xen)
  • Experience managing full 3 tier application stacks from the OS up through custom applications
  • Knowledge of networking protocols such as HTTP, DNS and TCP/IP
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
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