• Amazon (AWS) - Senior Systems Development Engineer - Boston, MA

    Company/Location (search) US-MA-BOSTON
    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/4/2018 2:28 PM)
    Job ID
    590599
    Company
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Amazon Web Services
    Lead Systems Development Engineer - Boston, MA.


    We are looking for both Windows and Linux developers to design, build and launch a new AWS service. Come join the Amazon Web Services (AWS) engineering team in our new Seaport office in Boston as we revolutionize the world of cloud storage.

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a dynamic and rapidly growing business within Amazon, with over a million active customers in 190 countries around the world. AWS has been continually expanding its services to support virtually any cloud workload, and it now has more than 90 services that range from compute, storage, networking, database, analytics, application services, deployment, management, developer, mobile, Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), security, hybrid and enterprise applications. We maintain this rapid pace of innovation by treating each team like its own startup inside AWS, directly accountable for their customers’ satisfaction, service innovations, ambitious growth, and meeting revenue goals.

    As a Software Engineer in this office, you will design a build a service that is secure, reliable, and scalable. Delivering a reliable and high-performance service at AWS scale requires engineers with extraordinary technical expertise and boundless creativity. At Amazon, we expect engineers like to you interact with customers, to understand our business goals, to innovate rapidly and deliver high-quality and ground-breaking functionality.

    Embark on a journey with us to build a new service for Amazon AWS. We need your passion, innovative ideas, and creativity to help build this exciting new service for Amazon. This is an opportunity to shape the future of a new service at Amazon scale with a team that is super smart, driven to serve customers, and fun to work with in a start-up like environment.

    Basic Qualifications

    Basic Qualifications:
    • BS degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering, other technical degree, or related experience
    • 7+ years professional experience in commercial or web-scale system engineering
    • 1+ years of team leadership experience
    • Expert skill in a scripting language such as Bash, Python, or Ruby
    • Experience running and maintaining a 24x7 large scale production computing environment
    • Strong Linux or Windows system administration
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong analytical skills, with excellent problem solving abilities
    • Passion for technical leadership and mentoring

    Preferred Qualifications

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Experience with deployment management tools such as Puppet, Chef, or Ansible
    • Experience with a modern programming language such as C, C++, or Java
    • Understanding of network fundamentals
    • Understanding of distributed storage performance challenges and their solutions
    • Experience with secure system configuration and security principles
    • Experience developing a 24x7 production environment using Amazon Web Services such as EC2, EBS, and S3
    • Ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment
    For more information on Amazon Web Services please visit: http://aws.amazon.com/


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


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