• DevOps Engineer

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/1/2018 12:06 PM)
    Job ID
    Amazon Web Services, Inc.
    Position Category
    Operations, IT, & Support Engineering
    United States
  • Job Description

    Do you enjoy watching the latest movies, television shows, or sporting events on your computer, tablet or smartphone? Do you hate waiting for your pages to load or your show to re-buffer? Good - us too.

    Amazon CloudFront is a web service for content delivery and one of the cornerstones of AWS. We bring the Internet closer to end users, speeding up the user experience. CloudFront integrates with other Amazon Web Services to give developers and businesses an easy way to distribute content (webpages, games, movies, live streams, etc.) to end users with low latency and high data transfer speeds. CloudFront uses a global network of edge locations to cache and route requests to the best possible location based on known latency, available capacity and many other factors. We build for massive scale and performance.

    CloudFront is looking for a DevOps Engineer who will act as front level support for all incoming production software application issues. Primary responsibilities include troubleshooting, diagnosing and fixing production software issues, developing monitoring solutions, performing software maintenance and configuration, implementing the fix for internally developed code (C/C++, Java, JavaScript, Ruby, Python), performing SQL queries, updating, tracking and resolving technical challenges, build and develop tools which will automate daily operational activities. Responsibilities also include working alongside the development of CloudFront projects, scaling and enhancing our current systems, automation of support processes and documentation of our systems.

    Your solutions will impact our customers directly! This job requires you to constantly hit the ground running and your ability to learn quickly and work on disparate and overlapping tasks will define your success. High Impact production issues often require coordination between multiple Software, Systems, Networking and Operations teams, so you get to experience a breadth of impact with various groups.

    The ideal candidate must be detail oriented, have superior verbal and written communication skills, strong organizational skills, able to juggle multiple tasks at once, able to work independently and can maintain professionalism under pressure. You must be able to identify problems before they happen and implement solutions that detect and prevent outages. You must be able to accurately prioritize projects, make sound judgments, work to improve the customer experience, and get the right things done.

    Basic Qualifications

    • B.S. in Computer Science or a related field.
    • 2 or more years' overall development/technical support experience.
    • Object oriented development experience in C/C++ or Java and basic scripting languages.
    • 2 or more years' experience in UNIX/Linux operating system.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Other desired technical skills include Perl, Ruby, Python.
    • Experience in database architecture and perform SQL queries.
    • Proven ability to troubleshoot and identify the root cause of issues.
    • Demonstrates skill and passion for operational excellence.
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