System Development Engineer -Aws Builder Tools

3+ months agoSeattle, WA


Do you like using the latest cloud computing technologies?

AWS Developer Tools organization is looking for Systems Development Engineer to improve existing workflows to make customer on-boarding and usage of Native AWS Developer Experience (NADE) seamless. We need people with good ideas, energy and motivation to continuously improve our processes and systems. We work with smart people, and we have endless opportunities to learn and yet have as many opportunities to make a real difference and make meaningful improvements.
You will build tools along with improving the existing workflows to make customer on-boarding and usage of NADE tools and services easier. Make changes and updates that address top root causes to reduce customer issues and confusion. Work in a UNIX/Linux environment and develop tools, applications and services to improve Developer productivity. Simplify the process of tracking and maintaining the key success metrics of our services, work in an Agile/Scrum environment to deliver high quality products/software that would impact developers across amazon.

AWS has the most services and more features within those services, than any other cloud providerfrom infrastructure technologies like compute, storage, and databasesto emerging technologies, such as machine learning and artificial intelligence, data lakes and analytics, and Internet of Things. AWS Platform is the glue that holds the AWS ecosystem together. Whether its Identity features such as access management and sign on, cryptography, console, builder & developer tools, and even projects like automating all of our contractual billing systems, AWS Platform is always innovating with the customer in mind. The AWS Platform team sustains over 750 million transactions per second.

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• Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related technical field
• 2+ years of experience and proficiency in at least one modern programming language (Java, Ruby, Python, Go etc)
• 2+ years of experience with GNU/Linux system internals and system administration
• Operationally focused and customer obsessed
• Troubleshooting and analytical abilities, proven design skills, and communication skills


• Experience with distributed systems architecture
• Experience of building and supporting systems on Cloud
• Linux experience
• Analytical skills
• Eager to learn, enjoy a fast paced environment
• Fluent in one or more: Python, Ruby, Java, Go

Job ID: Amazon-1363076