Sr Cloud Support Eng (Dep)
- Seattle, WA
Amazon Web Services is the global market leader and technology forerunner in the Cloud business. As a member of the AWS Support team in Amazon Internet Services Private Limited (AISPL), you will be at the forefront of this transformational technology, assisting a global list of companies and developers that are taking advantage of a growing set of services and features to run their mission-critical applications. As a Cloud Support Engineer, you will act as the 'Cloud Ambassador' across all the cloud products, arming our customers with required tools & tactics to get the most out of their Product and Support investment.
Would you like to use the latest cloud computing technologies? Do you have an interest in helping customers understand application architectures and integration approaches? Are you familiar with best practices for applications, servers and networks? Do you want to be part of a customer facing technology team in India helping to ensure the success of Amazon Web Services (AWS) as a leading technology organization?
If you fit the description, you might be the person we are looking for! We are a group of smart people, passionate about cloud computing, and believe that world class support is critical to customer success.
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT FROM A LIFE AT Amazon?
Every day will bring new and exciting challenges on the job while you:
• Learn and use groundbreaking technologies.
• Apply advanced troubleshooting techniques to provide unique solutions to our customers' individual needs.
• Interact with leading engineers around the world.
• Partner with Amazon teams in India to help reproduce and resolve customer issues.
• Leverage your extensive customer support experience to provide feedback to internal Amazon teams in India on how to improve our services.
• Drive customer communication during critical events.
• Drive projects that improve support-related processes and our customers' technical support experience.
• Write tutorials, how-to videos, and other technical articles for the developer community.
• Work on critical, highly complex customer problems that may span multiple AWS services.
WHY AWS PREMIUM SUPPORT?
• First and foremost this is a customer support role - in The Cloud.
• On a typical day, a Support Engineer will be primarily responsible for solving customer's cases through a variety of customer contact channels which include telephone, email, and web/live chat. You will apply advanced troubleshooting techniques to provide tailored solutions for our customers and drive customer interactions by thoughtfully working with customers to dive deep into the root cause of an issue.
• Apart from working on a broad spectrum of technical issues, an AWS Support Engineer may also coach/mentor new hires, develop & present training, partner with development teams on complex issues or contact deflection initiatives, participate in new hiring, write tools/script to help the team, or work with leadership on process improvement and strategic initiatives to ensure better CX and compliance with global AWS standards, practices and policies.
• Career development: We promote advancement opportunities across the organization to help you meet your career goals.
• Training: We have training programs to help you develop the skills required to be successful in your role.
We hire smart people who are keen to build a career with AISPL, so we are more interested in the areas that you do know instead of those you haven't been exposed to yet.
• Support engineers interested in travel have presented training or participated in focused summits across our sites or at specific AWS events.
• As we operate on a follow-the-sun model, with Premium Support sites located globally, there is no after hours on-call or mandated overtime in this role.
The Deployment role supports our services that focus on DevOps technologies, including automation, continuous integration and configuration management.
• Bachelor's degree in computer science or previous computer engineering or software engineering experience.
• 8+ years of experience in a technical position.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.Ability to write and publish narrative papers or present best practices at industry conferences.
• Proven experience in mentoring & developing team members.
• Managing key customers engagements helping on their strategic business problems and solutions.
• Able to troubleshoot and resolve complex technical problems. Able to review a customer's architecture. Solutions are extensible, simplify, remove bottlenecks, etc. Makes short vs. long-term trade-offs.
• Drives continuous improvement efforts. May deprecate tasks or create new process paths.
• Expert level knowledge in Containers , dockers and Kubernetes along with strong skills in DevOps tools.
• Minimum 3 years of experience working in large container/Linux based infrastructure.
• Certifications in containers technology like CKA/CKAD or similar will be an added advantage.
• Previous expereince in technical support environment will be an added advantage.
• Working knowledge on AWS/Azure or any similar cloud platform [Public or private cloud]
• Hands on experience and troubleshooting skills in UNIX or similar environment
• Hands on experience in troubleshooting complex networking issues.
• Knowledge of one or more scripting/programming language (e.g. Bash, PowerShell, Ruby, Python,)
• Knowledge of one or more version control platform (e.g. Git, Perforce, SVN, TFVC)
Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, or other legally protected status.
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