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Support Engineer - AWS Database Services

Support Engineer - AWS Database Services

Job ID 
539007
Location 
US-VA-Herndon
Posted Date 
8/23/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Operations, IT, & Support Engineering
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

Systems Development Engineer - AWS Database Services

This is an excellent opportunity to join Amazon's world class technical team in either Seattle, WA or Herndon, VA, working with some of the best and brightest engineers and technical managers while also developing your skills and furthering your career within one of the most innovative and progressive technology companies anywhere.

Amazon Web Service is building some of the largest distributed systems in the world. Amazon's database offerings like Aurora, DynamoDB, ElastiCache, EMR, RDS, and Redshift are massively scaled services that make up a critical piece of the internet today.

A successful Engineer joining the team will do much more than write code and triage problems. They will work with Amazon's largest and most demanding customers to address specific needs across a full suite of services. They will dive deep into technical issues and work relentlessly to improve the customer experience. The ideal candidate will:

Be great fun to work with. Our company credo is "Work hard. Have fun. Make history". The right candidate will love what they do and instinctively know how to make work fun.

Have strong Linux & Networking Fundamentals. The ideal candidate will have deep experience working with Linux, preferably in a large scale, distributed environment. You understand networking technology and how servers and networks inter-relate. You regularly take part in deep-dive troubleshooting and conduct technical post-mortem discussions to identify the root cause of complex issues.

Love to code. Whether its building tools in Java or solving complex system problems in Python, the ideal candidate will love using technology to solve problems. You have a solid understanding of software development methodology and know how to use the right tool for the right job.

Think Big. The ideal candidate will build and deploy solutions across thousands of devices. You will strive to improve and streamline processes to allow for work on a massive scale.

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimun 4 years overall technical support or development experience
  • Minimum 3 years experience with Python, Ruby, JavaScript or similar programming languages
  • Minimum 3 years working on Linux operating system including troubleshooting.
Applicants must possess and maintain an active Top Secret security clearance (TS) with SCI eligibility. A US Government administered polygraph examination may be required. Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) access 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

  • B.S. or M.S. degree in Computer Science, MIS, CIS, or a related field
  • Knowledge of databases like MySQL, Oracle, SQLServer, or MongoDB
  • Computer Science fundamentals in data structures, algorithm design, and problem solving
  • Experience in a 24/7 production environment
  • Excellent communication, prioritization, and analytical skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and agile development environment
  • Must be able to see opportunities for improvement, take ownership and closely work with development team to drive product improvement.
  • Solid networking knowledge
  • Passion for providing a great customer experience

Please email (mvp-dbs-recruiting@amazon.com) if you have any questions about this opportunity. Thank you for your interest!

For more information on Amazon Web Services please visit: http://aws.amazon.com/

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


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