• System Engineer

    Company/Location (search) US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/14/2018 8:14 AM)
    Job ID
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
  • Job Description

    Are you looking for a challenge? Would you like to use your experience to create a system that introduces positive changes in the workplace around the world?
    Amazon Connections is an innovative program that gives Amazonians an effective way to share feedback and help shape the future of the company. By leveraging machine learning and employee data, our systems create a continuous feedback mechanism to raise the bar on leadership and introduce positive changes in the workplace. Our goal is to help develop leaders who earn trust, remove barriers to excellence and make Amazon an inspiring place to work.

    We are recruiting qualified Systems Engineers to operate our existing clients, analyze and tune hardware/software configurations, automate existing manual processes, and identify improvements to our existing tools.

    This role is right for you if:
    - You are interested in automating across a myriad of different clients including Windows CE, Android, Mac and Windows.
    - You would enjoy working with a wide range of other technical and business groups within Amazon.
    - You want to solve problems for a global workforce.
    - You automate everything to make scalable solutions.
    - You launch, own, support and make your solutions incrementally better for the benefit of your customers.
    - You enjoy working in a flexible, fast-paced, collaborative team environment.

    Basic Qualifications

    · Bash experience plus knowledge of at least one scripting language (Python, Perl, Ruby, PowerShell)
    · Strong track record of working in areas of significant complexity and 'getting things done'
    · Understanding of configuration management.
    · Record of mentoring other engineers to maintain architectural vision.
    · Proficient at automation and designing software systems.
    · Understanding of client deployment patterns across multiple systems.
    · Knowledge of system performance methodologies along with hands on monitoring.

    Preferred Qualifications

    · Experience taking a leading role in building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customer
    · Experience with Operating Systems such as Ubuntu 12.04+, OS X 10.9+
    · Experience deploying or managing large scale systems
    · Ability to think abstractly and deal well with ambiguous/undefined problems
    · Obsession with quality, operational excellence, and customer experience
    · Strong problem solving and analytical abilities
    · Strong verbal and written communication skills

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