EC2 Accelerated Nitro - suitable for candidates with a PhD
- Dresden, Germany
We believe in positively improving the lives of people around the world. We do so by building disruptive technologies that serve as a base to reinvent the way business is conducted. In everything we build, we focus on giving our customers the most seamless experience that can resist to the passage of time.
EC2 Accelerated Nitro is an organization that powers the EC2 Nitro instance families, focusing on hypervisors, virtualization and accelerated computing. We build highly operable quiescent secure hypervisors that provide near bare metal performance to EC2 instances. We also integrate hardware accelerators (GPUs, FPGAs, etc.) into the EC2 instance families to support advanced workloads, such as machine learning, high performance computing, inference or graphics processing.
We are located in the beautiful city of Dresden, in Germany. You can check out our location here: https://youtu.be/NyJQL6keFBA
We are looking for a seasoned and experienced Kernel or Hypervisor Developer with strong security focus for one of our virtualization organizations. As part of the team, you will be given the chance to have a significant impact on our systems, our business and most importantly our customers.
You will be responsible for building the lowest layer of the Amazon Web Services software stack, developing the EC2 Nitro Hypervisor and building new EC2 Accelerated Computing instance families for AWS.
You will have the opportunity innovate the space with your ideas, become a strong security advisor to your leadership team, work with the community, influence the architecture with your security focus, and drive the design and implementation of security hardening features, while helping grow other engineers into the space.
• PhD in Computer Science or related discipline, or equivalent work experience
• 5+ years of experience working on the Linux Kernel
• Strong skill in C programming
• Proficient in at least one CPU architecture such as x86 or ARM.
• Direct experience with Linux kernel and virtualization development
• Basic understanding of performance critical areas of the Linux Kernel
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