System Engineer

Amazon in Herndon, VA

  • Industry: Information Technology - System Engineer And Technician
  • Type: Full Time
  • Compensation: $121,560.00 - 170,510.00 / Year*
position filled
AWS IoT is a managed cloud platform that lets connected devices easily and securely interact with cloud applications and other devices. AWS IoT can support billions of devices and trillions of messages, and can process and route those messages to AWS endpoints and to other devices reliably and securely. Our services support millions of devices across a wide range of technologies and industries.We are looking for Systems Engineers to work as a team that will deploy AWS IoT services to air-gapped regions and support government customers operating in those regions. 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 computing, and believe that world class service is critical to customer success. You'll become an expert at platform diagnosis, response, measurement, and automation. You will design and build the operational scalability that sustains the platform's insane growth.Basic qualifications Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or 5 years of equivalent work experience 5+ years Linux experience and associated tools/languages 2+ years experience building scripts, tooling, and automation for large-scale computing environments 1+ year of experience specifying, designing, and/or implementing system health, performance monitoring tools Experience in any of the following: Python, Java, Perl, PHP, Ruby, Bash/ShellThis position requires that the candidate selected be a U.S. citizen and must currently possess and maintain an active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph.Preferred qualification Excellent problem-solving skills with a strong attention to detail Ability to dive deep and understand all layers of a web services technology stack Knowledge of TCP/IP and networking protocols such as HTTP and DNS Experience with tcpdump, wireshark, or other protocol analyzers Experience managing large server fleets Experience with hardware and software load balancing technologies Meets/exceeds Amazon s leadership principles requirements for this role Meets/exceeds Amazon s functional/technical depth and complexity for this roleAmazon 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
Associated topics: equipment, infrastructure, ip, maintain, network, satcom, server, system specialist, system technician, technician

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