Our mission: To be Earth's most customer-centric company.
Amazon’s Intelligent Cloud Control Team is looking for a System Development Engineer to join our team in New York City.
Who are we?
We host Amazon’s websites. That includes all of Amazon’s global marketplaces and partner portals, and all of Amazon’s consumer experiences like Kindle, Alexa, Amazon Video, Mobile Application; Physical Stores, Luna…. Not only to we help deliver the html that delights our customers, we make sure that all underlying transactions are processed hitch-free. This includes payments, contracts, returns, inventory, and notifications; and brand new experiences that have never been done before.
In short, we perform cloud infrastructure management at the biggest scale in the known universe. We also look good doing it.
We’re a diverse international team made up of engineers, developers, administrators and managers. We’re obsessed with operational quality, security, reducing cost, increasing availability and keeping the largest eCommerce infrastructure purring.
Our team has offices in Seattle, New York, Dublin and Hyderabad.
We’re looking for a Systems Development Engineer who is inventive, who understands operational excellence, and can work to scale.
A big part of our job is creating and updating strategic DevOps tools built on AWS technology. We use these tools across Amazon to deploy, monitor and operate the hundreds of thousands of services that power our highly distributed architecture. Our tools include orchestration, predictive analytics, monitoring, problem diagnosis and automated repair. These let us deploy configurations that intelligently manage how traffic flows through our highly distributed architecture to our delighted customers.
Key job responsibilities
We do almost everything in Linux. We’re looking for people who are not just hobbyists, but people who’ve tweaked their favorite distro to get things working just the way they like them.
We need people with a solid grasp of networking fundamentals. This includes experience with load balancers, switches, and routers.
We need is people who can design, implement, maintain and deploy components that solve problems in a complex ecosystem. 5 years of experience is our guideline. We work in lots of different languages (most often Python, Golang, Java, Ruby, sometimes C++ and perl). It is more important to us that you understand coding in the context of working in distributed systems and/or widely scaled web applications.
We need people with strong written and verbal communication skills and an ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals.
We want to work with people whose passion for problem solving goes hand-in-glove with their debugging and troubleshooting skills.
We need people with an ability to self-motivate and follow-through on projects. To us, that means being detail oriented, passionate, and delivering results.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
• 5+ years of experience working with Linux systems
• 5+ years of experience with network fundamentals (including load balancers, switches, routers, etc.)
• Ability to design, implement, maintain and deploy components that solve problems in a complex ecosystem.
• 5+ years coding experience
• Strong written & verbal communication skills; ability to communicate effectively to both technical & non-technical individuals
• Experience with managing infrastructure
• Experience with eCommerce retail website
• Detail-oriented, passionate, and able to deliver results
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