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13 Jun 2017

Full-Time Amazon Operation/System Engineer Seattle,WA Hiring Event

Amazon Web Services – Posted by jomiller Seattle, Washington, United States

Job Description

Amazon Operations Engineer
Job Description
Amazon has built a reputation for excellence with recent examples of being named #1 in customer service, #1 most trusted, and #2 most innovative. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is carrying on that tradition while leading the world in Cloud technologies. As a member of the AWS Support team you will be at the forefront of this transformational technology assisting a global list of companies that are taking advantage of a growing set of services and features to run their mission-critical applications. You will work with leading companies in this space and directly with the engineering teams within Amazon developing these new capabilities.

The AWS Support team is seeking engineers that enjoy solving problems, working with customers, and have a strong technical background in application management and software development including Chef, Git, SVN, and at least one popular programming language. Do you have experience as a Systems Administrator working with Linux, Unix or Windows, and understand the advantages of working in a highly distributed virtual environment? Can you read and troubleshoot code snippets? If you fit the description, you might be the person we are looking for!

Basic qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Information Science / Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or a related field
3+ years of experience in a technical position

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 Chef, particularly writing Chef cookbooks to automate deployment and maintenance of Linux and Windows application servers.
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
Amazon System Engineer
Job Description
We have high standards for our computer systems as well as our employees: our systems are highly secure, highly reliable, highly available, and must function at massive scale; our employees are super smart, driven to serve customers, and fun to work with. The successful Systems Engineer does much more than plug computers together or track changes. They are instrumental in deploying, operating, and scaling out a massive always-on distributed system that is serving production workloads for customers of AWS. We are looking for a seasoned Systems Engineer to join our energetic, fast-moving and passionate team.
You will be surrounded by people who are wickedly smart, passionate about cloud computing, and believe that world class support is critical to customer success.
Every day will bring new and exciting challenges on the job while you:
• Troubleshoot, reproduce and solve challenging operational issues in a complex enterprise environment running fleets of server instances interacting with multiple services across several AWS regions.
• Participate and lead architecture workshops, working directly with technical teams from AWS enterprise customers and partners to provide unique solutions to our customers’ individual needs for their application deployment.
• Build and maintain CloudFormation templates, Chef cookbooks and scripts to automate and deploy AWS resources and configuration changes.
• Collaborate and help build utilities and tools for internal use that enable you and your fellow AWS Engineers to operate safely at high speed and wide scale.
• Leverage your day-to-day experiences to provide the voice of the customer to internal AWS teams.
• Mentor and advise the global team on matters of engineering and architecture best practices.
• Drive operational excellence.
• Work on critical, highly complex customer problems that will span multiple AWS services.
• Position based in Seattle, WA

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying for this role, please send me (Jonathan Miller) an email and your updated resume to I can also be reached at 469-587-6585.

Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 528 days.

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