Network Development Engineer II
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: September 15, 2019
Positions are available in Herndon, VA, Seattle, WA, and Denver,
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? Do you have a knack for helping these groups
understand application architectures and integration approaches,
and the consultative and leadership skills to launch a project on a
trajectory to success?
Amazon is looking to hire highly motivated, best-in-class Network
Operations Engineers for our Network Infrastructure team that runs
critical Amazon Web Services IP networks. The team will drive the
stability and sustainability of these next-generation networks and
discover innovative ways to automate and scale our network as we
The ideal candidate will be expected to perform high quality
network and/or systems operations, best practices application,
optimization, internal/external customer interactions, and produce
appropriate technical documentation. He/she will demonstrate sound
knowledge of networking concepts and theory, and have experience
participating in network support for a large-scale enterprise or
service provider environment. He/she will have a proven track
record of success in driving complex issues to resolution
autonomously and/or collaboratively. A love for working with new
technologies and pushing the envelope on existing technology is
This is an excellent opportunity to join Amazons world class
technical teams, working with some of the best and brightest
engineers while also developing your skills and furthering your
career within one of the most innovative and progressive technology
-- Maintain Amazon Web Services next generation networks for
significant AWS customers by providing critical network operations
support to diagnose, mitigate impact, and resolve networking
-- Troubleshoot network routing, interconnectivity, platforms,
performance, and configurations issues; including necessary low
level application interaction, Unix systems, and new age networking
-- Work closely with our Network/Systems/Software Engineering teams
to assist with operations and sustaining of networking software
-- Collaborate with higher tier escalation engineers/resolvers.
-- Create and review documentation and process regarding recurring
issues, new standard operating procedures, knowledge transfer
-- This position requires that the candidate selected be a U.S.
citizen and must currently possess an active Top Secret security
clearance. The position further requires that, after start, the
selected candidate obtain and maintain an active TS/SCI security
clearance with polygraph and satisfy other security related
3+ years experience in a network focused hands-on technical role
working with IP routing protocols/technologies and platforms in
large scale data center and/or WAN network environments.
-- 3+ years experience in a technical on-call capacity, responding
to customer impacting events, mitigating and root cause analysis of
-- 3+ years experience developing engineering, deployment, or
operations mechanisms to support IP network and/or networking
-- Must be able to work in a 24x7 team on call rotation, with
ability to drive into workplace for critical events/needs.
-- The ability to sit in front of computer during scheduled work
hours with appropriate breaks while maintaining a high level of
alertness and attention to detail.
-- Travel to data center/network sites and Amazon/customer offices
-- Experience with one or more of the following router, server load
balancer, and/or firewall vendor platforms: Cisco, Juniper,
Alcatel-Lucent, Arista, Brocade, Extreme, Citrix, F5, Fortinet,
Palo Alto, etc.
-- Experience in a technical on-call capacity, responding to
customer impacting events, mitigating and root cause analysis of
-- Must be comfortable working in a Linux/Unix environment.
-- Self driven, detail oriented, excellent analytical skills, a
strong team player who works well with immediate and extended team,
and consistently puts the team above oneself.
-- Ability to work well under pressure with minimal supervision,
and keep up with a fast moving environment via effective
prioritization and time management.
-- Strong desire to build, ability to multitask, sense of ownership
-- In-depth knowledge of and experience with networking and/or
-- Knowledge of network hardware and packet forwarding
-- Experience working in virtualized enterprise networking
-- Software development/programming
-- Meets/exceeds Amazons leadership principles requirements for
-- Meets/exceeds Amazons functional/technical depth and complexity
for this role
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority / Women /
Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation /
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