• Network Development Engineer II - AWS Direct Connect

    Company/Location (search) US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 8 months ago(10/31/2017 11:37 AM)
    Job ID
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
  • Job Description

    Amazon.com is looking for best-in-class Network Engineers to help deploy, scale and automate one of the world's largest and complex networks. With Amazon Web Services, our goal is to become 'The Infrastructure Platform' to the world. Our customers demand the highest quality and reliability for their services. We are expanding at a tremendous rate it is our responsibility to maintain quality and reliability while developing innovative ways to automate the scaling of our network.

    As a Network Engineer working within AWS Infrastructure you will:
    - Be responsible for deploying network infrastructure and Internet connectivity across our Direct Connect network fabric that supports all Amazon products, including AWS, Retail, Digital and external customer connectivity into AWS.
    - Be responsible for scaling and activating Internet connectivity to external networks.
    - Deploy, scale and automate our network across multiple global datacenters. This includes existing footprints and greenfield locations.
    - Drive scaling of current network designs to meet the demand of our customers.
    - Create simple, repetitive deployment processes that increase both velocity and quality.
    - Work closely with our internal customers on designs/solutions; bringing those designs/solutions from concept to production.
    - Create and update our network standards and ensure that the network is deployed to these standards.
    - Create and implement changes on the network.
    - Work closely with our automation teams in defining the tools that allow us to scale at unprecedented volume.
    - Perform capacity planning activities to ensure we scale our network ahead of customer demand.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Basic IP networking fundamentals and extensive experience in the application of IP protocols.
    • Basic knowledge with major internet routing protocols; specifically BGP and OSPF
    • Basic knowledge with major router platforms; specifically with Juniper MX/EX and Cisco 37xx, 49xx, 65xx, 73xx, 76xx, Nexus 7K platforms including all compatible supervisory and line cards for these platforms.
    • Network analysis fundamentals and robust troubleshooting skills.
    • Admin-level Linux/Unix skills
    • A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience is required.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Ability to script in Perl, Python, shell, C or C++
    • Understanding of the Internet ecosystem (Peering, Public Exchanges, Internet Routing, Cross connects, Troubleshooting Fiber problems)
    • Highly autonomous, possesses strong written and verbal communication skills, strong project management and time management skills.
    • The desire and ability to work in a fast paced, collaborative environment is essential.
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