Devops Engineer - (Blink)

3+ months agoNorth Reading, MA


If you are an experienced devops engineer with AWS experience and a willingness to design and operate systems at a large scale, we want to talk with you. In this role you will be part of a group of engineers that that are responsible for the Cloud Services that enable the Blink product line. You will be involved in the scaling, deployment and monitoring of these services and you will be asked to design/implement new services for new features and products. Most importantly, you will focus on the best ways to delight our customers.

Blink is a team of builders that proudly develops connected consumer products completely in house using a fast paced and efficient process. Acquired by Amazon, we love seeing Blink on the home page, in retail stores, and in the homes of millions of users. We combine our startup culture with the resources and scale of Amazon to create a vibrant, fun, and rewarding place to work.

The Role:
• Deploy, monitor, and support the AWS Cloud component of the Blink home security system
• Design and implement tools that build and deploy infrastructure and services residing in multiple AWS regions around the world
• Develop and implement tools that are used by our internal engineering and customer service teams as they build, enhance, and support current and new products
• Write applications to monitor service health, perform log analysis, and automate recovery
• Work with the latest AWS technology and tools with access to all of Amazon's internal resources


• 5+ years overall software development, Cloud technical support, or Linux Sys Admin/DevOps experience
• 3+ years scripting experience (e.g. Perl, Shell, Python and/or Ruby)
• 3+ years AWS experience (EC2, ECS, Cloudformation, Cloudwatch)
• 2+ years database experience with products such as MySQL, Redis, and DynamoDB
• 1+ years Docker experience


• Experience writing Ansible playbooks and modules
• Experience performance tuning SQL queries and schema
• In-depth understanding of HTTP, experience debugging REST applications and implementing security
• In-depth understanding of networking and tools used to debug networking issues (tcpdump, netstat, lsof, etc.)
• Experience using Jenkins for building, deploying and automating job creation with DSL
• IAM (Roles and Policies)
• VPC (NAT Gateways, Subnets, IP Routing)
• Lambda, S3, Route 53, Kinesis, SQS, SNS
• In-depth understanding of HTTP, experience debugging REST applications
• Security focused: in-depth understanding of application security and experience implementing it

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Job ID: Amazon-1419091