Would you like to help implement innovative cloud computing solutions and solve the world's most complex technical problems? Do you have a deep passion and desire to engineer and operate the world's largest cloud computing infrastructure to provide a better world for future generations? Amazon Web Services (AWS) builds and operates some of the largest internet infrastructure on the planet; providing companies of all sizes with an infrastructure web services platform in the cloud.
With AWS, customers provision compute power, storage, database, and other cloud resources as their business demands them. To meet the growing demand for AWS Services around the globe, we need exceptionally motivated people who are driven by learning and innovation. If you join us, you'll be part of a world-class team in a dynamic environment that has the entrepreneurial feel of a start-up. This is an opportunity to operate and engineer systems on a massive scale, and to gain world class experience in cloud computing. You'll be surrounded by people who are passionate about cloud computing, believe that first class service is critical to customer success, and are committed to improvement. • Be a catalyst to deliver truly disruptive products that are growing rapidly • Define, build, own, and run services in high growth environment • Solve unique and first-order problems in areas such as compute services including containers & serverless, DynamoDB/NoSQL databases, Glacier and S3 data lakes, and many other AWS Services • Learn how to build and operate distributed systems at scale • Build and influence the tools and utilities that are part of the AWS fleet running our internal services.
On a typical day engineers might dive deep into understanding the root cause of customer issue, investigate why a metric is trending the wrong way, consult with top engineers at Amazon, or discuss radical new approaches to automate operational issues. Our systems development engineering roles help engineers develop a broad range of skills. Experienced systems development engineers often have leadership impact on their teams by becoming subject matter experts on several services. They develop, build, deploy, operate, sustain, and grow the services in cloud production environments. They are able to utilize trends and metrics to identify opportunities for improvements. They help develop and refine procedures used by their team and internal customers. They are able to develop at a high standard and can deal with new and ambiguous problem domains, while consistently delivering customer impacting change. Our systems development engineers spend time: • Automating the world's most advanced cloud computing infrastructure • Simplifying and reinventing systems, processes, and tools to make things better for our customers • Building unique solutions to our customers’ technical problems • Studying and learning from industry recognized Amazon senior and Principal engineers. • Coaching, hiring and developing team members We own our services and believe in making out-of-hours support as painless as possible. About the team Inclusive Team Culture 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 16 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust. Work/Life Harmony Our team also puts a high value on work-life harmony. Striking a healthy balance between your personal and professional life is crucial to your happiness and success here.
Mentorship & Career Growth Our team is dedicated to supporting new members. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. Our senior members enjoy one-on-one mentoring and detailed and constructive code reviews. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded engineer and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future. BASIC QUALIFICATIONS • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent Engineering experience • Hands-on Linux systems administration skills • Demonstrable experience in using development languages such as Python, Java, Go, Ruby, or other, to build reusable tools • Practical knowledge of system architectures and networking • Experience building and deploying software solutions in a production environment PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS • Knowledge of configuration management systems, such as: Puppet, Chef, Ansible, or related systems. • Experience automating software deployments and following a continuous delivery and deployment model • Experience with system analysis and troubleshooting in a Linux environment By working together on behalf of our customers, we are building the future one innovative product, service, and idea at a time. Are you ready to embrace the challenge? Come build the future with us.