Senior Systems Engineer

Amazon Services LLC - Seattle, WA3.6

Full-timeEstimated: $100,000 - $150,000 a year
EducationSkills
  • AWS Operations certification or equivalent
  • 4+ years industry experience with 2+ focusing on systems engineering and scripting/automation
  • BA/BS in an engineering or relevant experience
  • Knowledge of network and web related protocols (e.g. TCP/IP, UDP, IPSEC, HTTP, HTTPS, routing protocols)
  • Proficient use of at least one modern language (PowerShell, Python, Ruby, Java)
  • MCSA Server 2012/2016 or CompTIA Linux+, or equivalent experience
  • SCCM (2012+) or SCOM (2012+) experience
Do you consider yourself one of the premier System Engineers in the industry today? Would you like the opportunity to become even better and face unparalleled, yet fascinating challenges? The Global IT Engineering mission is to build robust, highly available, and easy to use services for our internal customers across the global enterprise. We are looking for Systems Administrators/Engineers who are proficient in all aspects of system administration and engineering to build global infrastructure services in our enterprise. We are responsible for supporting back-end systems, used by all Amazonians for daily business productivity including (but not limited to): Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM), Microsoft Systems Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), and internally developed tools for Ubuntu client management.

This engineering team is responsible for the client experience across the enterprise for Ubuntu and Windows clients. This includes activities like client imaging, GPO management, software packaging, software deployment, hardware evaluation, hardware selection which contribute to a positive client experience for all Amazonians.

Responsibilities Include:
  • Maintaining images for Microsoft and Ubuntu
  • Packing operating system and application patches
  • Maintenance and life-cycle of all servers and services supporting client imaging (SCCM, SCOM
  • Managing and maintaining SCOM
  • Life-cycle planning (servers/services and clients)
This role does require regularly scheduled standby time for critical support rotated throughout the team.

Our ideal candidate is detail oriented, possesses strong written and verbal communication skills and has a track record of supporting enterprise technologies while leveraging automation and tool development. Exposure to supporting enterprise large scale systems while inventing new ways to bring self-service features to customers. The ability to interact with not only peers but also customers at a global scale is required.

Amazon is not an average retailer and this is definitely not your average job. We’ll give you the opportunity to really make a difference to our business. We’re looking for an exceptional professional with outstanding technical skills who has what it takes to make us the place for people to come to find anything they might want to buy online, with the opportunity to realize the Amazon motto to “Work Hard. Have Fun. Make History.”

  • AWS Architect certification or equivalent
  • Experience with development depth in OOP, Java, UNIX, Perl, C++, XML, Web services, PowerShell, and UNIX tools.
  • Expertise in Linux or Windows systems administration
  • Information Security background
  • Working with services at an Enterprise scale
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