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Systems Engineer - AWS Marketplace

DESCRIPTIONDo you want to be a part of something bigger than yourself and make a lasting impact on your career? Do you enjoy helping and inspiring others around you, to be better than you were yesterday? Has the thought of supporting the U.S. Intelligence Community using the latest technology and solutions intrigued you? If you are someone who enjoys DevOps and excels at collaborating with development teams across an organization we'd like to hear from you.

We’re looking for an customer driven Systems Engineer to join our Special Regions Engineering Team in AWS Marketplace. You will be an important member of a growing team split across two locations using cutting edge AWS technology to help deliver fast, stable, operationally excellent applications and services that will delight our customers. You'll embrace the opportunity to tackle challenging problems in a fast pace environment that is rapidly growing. You’ll use your influence to continually improve the operational effectiveness for services operating in special Government AWS regions.

Come join the AWS Marketplace Team in our mission to change the way software are bought and sold! AWS Marketplace enables software sellers to reach all AWS customers; and enables software buyers to easily discover, purchase and consume software. Our goals include enriching the platform to support more diverse selection, improving buyer and seller experience and implementing new ideas to add new dimensions to the product. Our vision is to make AWS Marketplace one stop shop for buying and selling software just like is for retail.

At AWS we work hard. Have fun. Make history. Be Legendary!

What You’ll Do - “A day in the life" might include the following:”
· Function as technical, engineering and operational leader in Special Government AWS regions.
· Cultivate relationships with developers, engineers and other technology partners to understand their infrastructure needs.
· Act as a technical point of escalation, provide mentorship, and technical direction to team-members and evangelize best practices and methodologies.
· Design systems management solutions using automation and self-repair rather than relying on alarming and human intervention.
· Dive deep to resolve problems at their root, looking for failure patterns amenable to long-term solutions via simplification and automation.
· Develop appropriate metrics and monitors to ensure operational excellence for services being supported.
· Recognize and adopt best practices in documentation, testing, security, operational support at scale, and efficient use of resources.
· Write and contribute to project plans, engineering level documentation, and develop operational excellent standard operating procedures and run books.
· Join a variety of teams weekly operations meetings and provide guidance and leadership regarding the Government special regions.
· Travel as required to our partner office on a limited basis.
· Participate in an 24x7x365 on-call rotation as needed. is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.BASIC QUALIFICATIONS· This position requires that the candidate selected be a U.S. citizen and obtain and maintain an active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph.
· 5+ years of DevOps, Site Reliability Engineering (SRE), Network Engineering, or enterprise production experience in similar environments.
· 3+ years experience in 24x7 production environments.
· Hands on Experience with Linux administration or other UNIX variants (Ubuntu, CentOS, RedHat, Solaris, etc) in a production environment.
· Experience in one or more scripting languages (e.g. Bash, Ruby, Python, Power Shell.)
· Experience with standard Internet protocols and networking fundamentals (Ethernet, ARP, TCP/IP, ICMP, UDP, TCP, SSL, DNS, HTTP, etc.)PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS· Experience deploying or managing services in large-scale, geographically diverse environments.
· Strong customer focus, ownership, bias for action and the ability to dive deep.
· Experience with capacity planning, utilization review & performance monitoring.
· Familiarity with Load Balancers and Firewalls.
· Excellent problem solving and analytical skills with attention to detail and driving issues to resolution.
· Strong written and verbal interpersonal skills.
· Exposure to Virtualization Technologies (VMware, Xen, Hyper-V.)
· Proficiency in delivering technical solutions within Cloud Computing solutions (preferably AWS.)
· Familiarity with Sarbanes-Oxley, SAS70, and PCI audit and compliance processes.
· 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 requirements.
· Experience with security best practices in server configuration, tool development, and access controls.
· MVP221982J is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.
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Seattle, Washington
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