• **Network Engineer, Amazon Web Services - Sydney, Australia

    Location AU-NSW-Sydney
    Posted Date 1 year ago(2/23/2017 4:47 PM)
    Job ID
    Amazon Corporate Services Pty Ltd
    Position Category
    Operations, IT, & Support Engineering
  • Job Description

    Amazon is the earth’s most customer centric company and is looking to hire highly motivated, best-in-class Network Engineers for our expanding teams. Just to start, you will be working on the networks that support the Earth’s largest cloud provider. Our customers demand the highest quality and reliability for their services. While expanding at a tremendous rate it is our responsibility to maintain quality and reliability while developing innovative ways to scale our network.

    Why Australia? Our Sydney offices are growing rapidly and you could be part of that! This is an excellent opportunity to join Amazon and Amazon Web Services and build something great. You would be joining a world class technical team, working with some of the biggest and brightest engineers in the industry. Not only would you be working with the best, you would be developing your skills and furthering your career within one of the fastest- growing, most innovative and progressive technology companies in the world.

    Our teams are hiring!

    Network Reliability Engineering team:

    The NRE (Network Reliability Engineering) team is responsible for maintaining the health of Amazon’s Retail and Web Services network. This team plays a key role operating one of the largest networks on earth, leveraging the latest in high scale networking hardware, multi-tier topologies and advanced tooling - keeping ahead of Amazon's customer needs. Members of this team are pivotal in furthering these technologies and ensuring a safe and reliable operating environment; managing operational changes, determining root cause of complex issues, developing automated tooling and design optimisations focused on reliability, and working with internal teams and customers on bringing new features and services to the network.

    Network Scaling and Deployment team:

    Network Scaling and Deployment group builds and grows the Amazon network worldwide. We constantly adopt new and exciting technologies into super scale network topologies to provide ever growing demand for network capacity and ensure reliability for external and internal Amazon customers. We expect our network engineers to be passionate about new technologies, to be curious and learn constantly, drive new and effective ways to build and grow networks and do adhere to operational excellence.

    Capacity Engineering:

    The Capacity Engineering team is the group that scales Amazon’s Internet connectivity world-wide. You will be challenged with provisioning new capacity at multiple locations supporting the Amazon Retail Service, Kindle, Payments and multiple AWS services. Deploying, migrating & scaling this capacity will require automation & scripting. Our ideal candidate has a proven record of delivering large quantities of peering, transit, and backbone circuits, is highly autonomous, possesses strong written and verbal communication skills, strong project management and time management skills, and has a successful track record of designing simple, scalable solutions and troubleshooting complex network problems. The desire and ability to work in a fast paced, collaborative environment is essential.

    Basic Qualifications

    - In-depth knowledge of and experience with major Internet routing protocols
    - Experience with Large Scale Networks
    - Great Ethernet and IP networking knowledge with heavy experience in the application of IP protocols
    - Independently solve complex problems while applying appropriate technologies
    - Own inventing, designing and building networks, systems and processes that are stable and performant
    - Identify patterns that affect the performance, reliability, scalability or availability of a process, product or service
    - Excellent in diagnosing problems within a network
    - Work with customers, stakeholders, and peers to develop project ideas into project plans
    - Help your team evolve by actively participating in design reviews, operational reviews, architecture discussions, team planning and ticket/metric reviews
    - Focus on operational excellence, constructively identifying problems and proposing solutions
    - Participate in training new team-mates and actively recruit for your team
    - Curious about scripting and basic coding – with the willingness to learn

    Preferred Qualifications

    - Linux/Unix Experience
    - Automation Experience
    - Experience with one of: Quagga or BIRD or White box switching
    - Experience with orchestration or automation
    - Knowledge of network hardware and packet forwarding architecture
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