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AWS Intelligence Systems Development Engineer, Arlington, Virginia

Created10/13/2021
Reference1546544
CategorySystems, Quality, & Security Engineering
Job typeFull Time
CountryUnited States of America
StateVirginia
CityArlington
Zip22201
SalaryCompetitive
Description:
This is an exciting opportunity to use the latest cloud computing technologies to help U.S. Intelligence Community agencies implement innovative cloud computing solutions and solve technical problems.

AWS established a specialized group of service teams responsible for the work we are doing with the U.S. Intelligence Community. We are building some of the largest and most complex distributed systems in the world, and we need world class people to help us implement and operate them.

The AWS Intelligence team is seeking a successful Engineer who will do much more than write code and triage problems. You will work with Amazon's largest and most demanding customers to address specific needs across a full suite of services. You will dive deeply into technical issues and work to improve the customer experience. The ideal candidate will...

Be great fun to work with. Our company credo is \"Work hard. Have fun. Make history\". The right candidate will love what they do and instinctively know how to make work fun.

Have strong Linux & Networking Fundamentals. You will have deep experience working with Linux, preferably in a large scale, distributed environment. You understand networking technology and how servers and networks inter-relate. You regularly take part in deep-dive troubleshooting and conduct technical post-mortem discussions to identify the root cause of complex issues.

Think Big. You will build and deploy solutions across thousands of devices. You will strive to improve and streamline processes to allow for work on a massive scale.

This position requires that the candidate selected be a U.S. citizen and obtain and maintain an active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph.

Arlington, VA: This role will sit in our new headquarters in Northern Virginia, where Amazon will invest $2.5 billion dollars, occupy 4 million square feet of energy efficient office space, and create at least 25,000 new full-time jobs. Our employees and the neighboring community will also benefit from the associated investments from the Commonwealth including infrastructure updates, public transportation improvements, and new access to Reagan National Airport.

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.

Basic Qualifications:
• Demonstrated proficiency in Linux, hands on and related debugging.
• Minimum of two years support engineering or system admin experience.
• Experience running services on Linux/Unix
• Good working knowledge/experience on highly distributed virtual environment, networking, s/w build and deployment process.
• 1 year programming / scripting experience (Java, Perl, Ruby, C#, or Python)
• Bachelor's degree in Information Science / Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Physics, or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience developing in a modern programming language, such as C++, Java, C#, Python, or Ruby
• Experience operating large scale systems
• Solid grasp of networking fundamentals
• Experience in a 24/7 production environment
• Knowledge of databases like MySQL, Oracle, SQLServer, or MongoDB
• Experience in design and analysis of algorithms and data structures

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 14 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

We are dedicated to supporting our new team members. Our team has a broad mix of experience levels and Amazon tenures, and we're building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship.

Our team also puts a high value on work-life balance. Striking a healthy balance between your personal and professional life is crucial to your happiness and success here, which is why we aren't focused on how many hours you spend at work or online. Instead, we're happy to offer a flexible schedule so you can have a more productive and well-balanced life-both in and outside of work.

Amazon 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 https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.
EmployerAmazon