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Sr. Systems Engineer / EC2 - Seattle

DESCRIPTIONWould 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 is seeking top industry technical expert for a new team dedicated to expanding our Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) to government customers. We are seeking a talented engineer skilled in the art of integration who understands the Agile mindset and DevOps philosophies, yet is not constrained by how “things are usually done" and is willing to decompose and reinvent systems, processes, and tools. We're looking for a technical expert for one of the largest compute services on the planet; if you possess that rare mix of depth in Development, Operations, Networking, and Systems Engineering then we are waiting for your application. Apply to meet our talented team and let's see if you are the one that can help us scale to meet the demand of our largest government customers! Become our leading expert on Amazon Web Services (AWS) Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) products and services.

Amazon has a fast-paced environment where we “Work Hard, Have Fun, Make History.” Any day at Amazon is far from a “typical” day at other corporations.

Our systems engineers spend time:
· Investigating new ways to improve operations and defining new solutions to solve technically complex cloud issues for our customers
· Maintaining the world's most advanced cloud computing infrastructure including Amazon Web Services EC2, EBS, Security, and Tools product spaces
· Investigating system variances about to affect major services worldwide
· Diving deep into service interdependencies and region specific configurations to find the root of a problem about to affect an entire nation
· Studying and learning from industry recognized Amazon distinguished engineers
· and a lot more!
· Did we mention we also enjoy ending our week with happy hour?

You'll be part of a world-class team in a fast-paced 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 top-notch experience in cloud computing. You'll be surrounded by people who are passionate about cloud technology and believe that world class service is critical to customer success.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS· Minimum 10 years Linux experience
· Minimum 10 years systems engineering experience
· Minimum 10 years of systems management/administration automation in Perl, Python, Ruby, JAVA, or related experience.
· This position requires that the candidate selected be a U.S. citizen and obtain and maintain an active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSPreferred Qualifications:
· Bachelors degree in Systems Engineering or related discipline
· 15+ years systems engineering experience
· 15+ years linux experience
· 15+ years systems automation experience
· 5+ years systems architecture experience
· Experience working on massive-scale distributed systems
· Experience working on TCP/IP networking, architecture, and core technologies (such as DNS, DHCP, HTTP, Routing, VPN)

If you’re interested in learning more about this role and others that are similar, please reach out to Thi Nguyen at [email protected]

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Age / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.

This position is in Seattle, WA.


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Seattle, Washington
United States
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