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Cloud Engineer, Amazon Dedicated Cloud

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Cloud Engineer, Amazon Dedicated Cloud

Do you enjoy helping U.S. Intelligence Community and Defense agencies implement innovative cloud computing solutions and solve unique technical problems? Would you like to do this using the latest cloud computing technologies and become a core part of the largest cloud infrastructure on the planet? AWS is seeking an ADC Engineer [L4] to own and advance mission critical services in our Amazon Dedicated Clouds (ADC).

On a “typical” day, our engineers may dive deep to find the root cause of a customer issue, investigate why a metric is trending in the wrong direction, or discuss radical new approaches to automate operational processes. As a member of our team you will join a dedicated group of engineers who provide troubleshooting and operations support, and innovate to automate operational tasks.

In this role, you are able to take a defined set of tasks and execute it on schedule. You identify ineffective processes. You may identify when technical implementations have defects or are not highly available, performant, or maintainable. You understand operational risk and avoid taking unnecessary risks. You identify operational concerns and resolve, mitigate, or escalate the concerns in a timely manner.

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:
This position requires that the candidate selected be a US Citizen and currently possess and maintain an active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
• 1+ years of systems administration experience (Linux/Windows).
• Experience working with scripting languages.
• Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well in a team.
• In lieu of above relevant work experience, degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
• 1+ years experience with cloud computing technologies.
• 1+ years of networking experience.
• 1+ years of experience with support procedures and methodologies for production computing environments.
• Experience automating routine tasks.
• Experience troubleshooting.
• Experience with performance and log analysis.

This position can be located in:
• Arlington, VA
• Herndon, VA
• Denver, CO
• Seattle, WA

Denver, CO: The total compensation minimum for this role is: $150,000. Total compensation includes base pay, and may include a sign-on bonus and restricted stock units as part of the compensation package, in addition to a range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. For more information regarding Amazon benefits, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/benefits . Applicants should apply via Amazon’s internal or external careers site.

Our team also puts a high value on work-life balance. Striking a healthy balance between your personal and professional life is crucial to your happiness and success here, which is why we aren’t focused on how many hours you spend at work or online. Instead, we’re happy to offer a flexible schedule so you can have a more productive and well-balanced lifeboth in and outside of work.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

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. This is an excellent opportunity to join Amazon’s world class Database and Analytics focused technical team in either Seattle, WA, Denver, CO, Arlington, VA 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.

Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and we host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 14 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

We are committed to supporting our new team members through a broad mix of Amazon experience, expertise, and tenures. We celebrate knowledge, sharing, and mentorship.

For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related field, or relevant work experience
  • 2+ years of experience working within a Linux Operating System
  • 2+ years of overall technical operations experience
  • US Citizen and must obtain and maintain an active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Advanced degree in Computer Science or an Engineering discipline
  • Experience developing system management / automation software in Perl, Python, Ruby, or Java
  • Experience operating large scale systems
  • Solid grasp of networking fundamentals
  • Experience in a 24/7 production environment
  • Knowledge of databases like MySQL, Oracle, SQLServer, or MongoDB
  • Strong ownership, urgency, and drive to launch and maintain services
  • Passion for providing a great customer experience
  • Proficiency in design and analysis of algorithms and data structures
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and agile development environment
  • Excellent communication, prioritization, and analytical skills

Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and we host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 14 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

We are dedicated to supporting our new team members. Our team has a broad mix of experience levels and Amazon tenures, and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship.

Our team also puts a high value on work-life balance. Striking a healthy balance between your personal and professional life is crucial to your happiness and success here, which is why we aren’t focused on how many hours you spend at work or online. Instead, we’re happy to offer a flexible schedule so you can have a more productive and well-balanced lifeboth in and outside of work.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

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