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AWS Virtual Desktop-Systems Engineer

AWS Virtual Desktop-Systems Engineer

Job ID 
540459
Location 
US-WA-Bellevue
Posted Date 
11/27/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Systems, Quality, & Security Engineering
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Job Description

WorkSpaces is leading the cloud desktop revolution and we are looking for systems engineers who knows how to design and maintain high scale web services.

You can find out more about WorkSpaces here: http://aws.amazon.com/workspaces/

We care deeply about the user experience our customers have when they interact with their WorkSpace. This includes how long it takes to launch, how long it takes to log in, and how the in-session interaction feels. We must provide a secure and highly available WorkSpace to meet expectations. The right candidate for this role will be motivated by building the solution and tools to handle these challenges at cloud scale.

Senior System Engineers at Amazon are the backbone of our services. They work on large scale system design and help in our operational decision making. They are both hands on implementers and architects, providing guidance across the organization. They have a strong sense of ownership of the overall health and effectiveness of our services.

The baseline individual for this role will be entirely comfortable with running a web service and understand how to architect large scale solutions, top to bottom. Experience with EC2 and other AWS products, Windows system management, automated quality assurance, automated build process, and software unit testing are major pluses. Significant experience in building and shipping software products or web services in a timely manner is a requirement.

Your responsibilities include:
· Working with business team to understand customer issues and will investigate, prototype and deliver new and innovative system solutions
· Develop scripts that will qualify WorkSpaces streaming agents.
· Troubleshoot, identify, and solve performance issues in WorkSpaces agent and driver components
· Roll up your sleeves, get your hands dirty and do what it takes to deliver results

WorkSpaces is changing the way that people use computers - come help us make history!

Basic Qualifications

· BS in Computer Science or related discipline, or equivalent work experience.
· 5+ years of industry experience managing large scale software application products.
· Passion for delivering a great customer experience
· Strong knowledge of Windows OS and troubleshooting tools
· Solid shell scripting skills - PowerShell and/or Unix/Linux shell
· Experience with Windows and Windows related technologies including networking, identity and storage
· Experience with Windows internal and kernel debugging and different virtualization platforms



Preferred Qualifications

· Ability to dive deep to understand all layers of a web services technology stack
· Windows OS Debugging skills
· Desktop Application Management
· Experience with network captures and network troubleshooting
· Experience building and running cloud based services or hosting
· Experience in the virtual desktop market
** 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.