• Cloud Support Engineer - Networking

    Location AU-NSW-Sydney
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/22/2018 3:06 PM)
    Job ID
    Amazon Web Services Australia Pty Ltd
    Position Category
    Operations, IT, & Support Engineering
  • Job Description

    Amazon has built a reputation for excellence with recent examples of being named #1 in customer service, #1 most trusted, and #2 most innovative. Amazon Web Services (AWS) is carrying on that tradition while leading the world in Cloud technologies. As a member of the AWS Support team you will be at the forefront of this transformational technology assisting a global list of companies that are taking advantage of a growing set of services and features to run their mission-critical applications. You will work with leading companies in this space and directly with the engineering teams within Amazon developing these new capabilities.


    The AWS Support team is seeking engineers that enjoy solving problems, troubleshooting complex issues, working with customers, and have a strong technical background in networking technologies including DNS, Load balancing, IPsec, SSL, TCP/IP, Routing, Switching and physical connectivity. Our support engineers are also the “voice of the customer” and have a strong voice in to the development teams for recurring issues or feature requests. If you’re experienced in Network/System administration, working with networking hardware and software and understand the advantages of working in a highly distributed virtual environment, you might be the person we are looking for!

    You will be surrounded by people that are smart, passionate about cloud computing, and believe that world class support is critical to customer success. Every day will bring new and exciting challenges on the job while you:
    • Learn, support, and use groundbreaking technologies
    • Field and manage technical customer issues via phone, chat and email
    • Apply advanced troubleshooting techniques to provide unique solutions to our customers' individual needs
    • Leverage your day-to-day experiences to provide the voice of the customer to internal AWS teams
    • Drive customer communication during critical events
    • Create knowledge articles, videos and other technical articles for the AWS customer community

    What do we like about working at AWS Support?

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering or a related field or 4+ years of experience in a technical position
    • 5+ years of experience in network/system administration
    • Open to working non-standard hours (no night shifts) including Tuesday-Saturday or Sunday-Thursday workweeks

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience configuring and troubleshooting software-based (IPsec & SSL) VPN solutions such as Openswan, Libreswan, Strongswan, Quagga, pfSence, Vyatta and/or Windows
    • Experience configuring and troubleshooting hardware VPN devices such as Cisco, Juniper, SonicWall, Fortinet, Checkpoint, Palo Alto and Yamaha
    • Experience managing full application stacks from the OS up through custom applications
    • Demonstrated proficiency in network administration (DNS, BGP, Load Balancing)
    • Understanding of firewall concepts and rules
    • Understanding of hardware or software Load Balancers in a large data center environment
    • Systems administration in Linux/Unix or Windows
    • Excellent network analysis fundamentals and robust troubleshooting skills
    • Strong customer focus and ownership
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Scripting/Programming experience

    What if I’m not an expert in all the preferred qualifications listed on the job description?

    That’s okay. That’s our preferred list, not a required listed. We hire smart people who can dive deep so we’re more interested in the areas that you do know instead of those you haven’t been exposed to yet.
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