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 for Support Engineers to deploy, support,
sustain, and grow the software systems that build, scale, monitor,
secure, manage, and automate one of world's largest networks. The
systems team will drive the stability and sustainability of these
next-generation network software systems and discover innovative
ways to scale and operate them reliably as we expand. In this role,
you will work with network, systems and software engineers to
create proactive engineering mechanisms that will enable your team
to manage the health of a number of distributed specialized Linux
server fleets and the software stacks that run on them. You will
deploy and monitor the systems and automation to ensure that
regional tooling is operating optimally. You will utilize trends
and metrics to identify opportunities for improvements within
existing frameworks, tools and processes to continuously improve
The ideal candidate will be expected to perform high quality
systems deployment, operations, best practices application,
optimization, internal/external customer interactions, and produce
appropriate technical documentation and reports. They will be
responsible for systems functionality, performance, and
configurations issues. They will demonstrate sound knowledge of
Unix concepts and theory, and participate in systems deployment and
A love for working with new technologies and pushing the envelope
on existing technology is required.
- Calmly and quickly diagnose and fix critical systems failures
in high pressure situations?
- Investigate complicated technical issues scientifically and
thoroughly, and assist in fixing them so they don't come
- Understand how a modern, cloud-hosted application stack works
from top to bottom?
- Know how to provide technical solutions to real business
problems in a global organization?
If youre a customer-focused Systems Engineer who would like to
contribute to a critical success story, we would love to hear from
you! Over a million customers rely on Amazon Web Services (AWS)
network for building and running their applications and businesses.
Our customers success depends on our world-class network
infrastructure, and our network depends on our systems team!
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
- 2+ years experience with systems software and systems
architecture within a Linux or Unix environment.
- Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or a related
field, or min 3 years of applicable professional experience outside
of internships or apprenticeships.
- Experience with Agile development methodologies and DevOps
- Scripting experience using Perl, Python, Ruby, Or Bash
- Internet and operating system security fundamentals.
- Knowledge of system performance methodologies along with hands
on empirical monitoring.
- In depth knowledge of TCP/IP networking, architecture and core
- Excellent knowledge of server hardware and software
Amazon.com is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority / Women /
Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation /
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