System Development Engineer Ii

3+ months agoHyderabad, India


Hiring Unit: E-commerce operations excellence team (eCO-X)
Amazon's E-commerce Platform services are highly available, mission critical services, handling a very large number of transactions and having a direct impact on the customer experience. If you are excited about the opportunity to learn and work on large scale distributed systems, enjoy trouble shooting and solving complex problems, developing tools, developing new features, enhancements, consider the opportunities at the Hyderabad center. Amazon's Ecommerce Platform team is expanding into Hyderabad and is in the process of building a technology team which will be responsible for building, enhancing, monitoring and supporting the Ecommerce Platform Services.

Job Title: System Development Engineer II

Job Location: Hyderabad, India

Key Responsibilities:
System Development engineers troubleshoot, debug, evaluate and resolve computer-identified alarms, make feature enhancements, bug fixes, systems management, perform software deployments and migrations, host management and automate routine operational tasks. The position requires a combination of strong troubleshooting, technical and communication skills and includes a mix of on call and operational tasks and involves small to medium level software development work. Responsible to develop tools and automations to achieve human free operations. They use the right tool for the job, and modify software in a way that leverages the overall system architecture. If you have a strong Application Support background, are interested in aggressive growth and have passion to develop tools at large scale, this is the opportunity for you.


• Technical background (BS/MS in Computer Science/Engineering or related discipline/experience)
• 2 to 4 years of experience
• Strong Computer Science fundamentals in data structures, algorithm design and problem solving
• Strong Unix base O/S experience or proven ability to pick up Linux quickly
• Intermediate to advanced proficiency in at least one of the following programming languages Java or C++ or C
• Intermediate to advanced proficiency in at least one of the following programming languages: Ruby, Python, Perl, or Java
• Ability to write complex SQL queries is added advantage
• Strong debugging/troubleshooting skills
• Basic understanding of relational and object-oriented database technologies
• Experience working with distributed systems and/or large-scale web applications
• A solid grasp of networking fundamentals, including experience with load balancers, switches, routers, etc
• Basic understanding of DNS, DHCP, SSH, HTTP, TCP/IP and other common network protocols
• Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals
• A passion towards problem-solving
• Strong decision-making ability
• Must be able to think proactively; excellent follow-through and attention to details. professional experience in commercial or web-scale system software development and delivery
• Track record for being detail-oriented and demonstrated ability to self-motivate and follow-through on projects


• Proven object-oriented design and implementation skills, preferably on Unix/Linux platform
• Experience automating software deployments and following a continuous delivery and deployment model
• Experience with agile software development methodologies
• Advanced proficiency in more than one high-level programming language: Ruby, Python, Perl, or Java
• Advanced understanding of DNS, DHCP, SSH, HTTP, TCP/IP and other common network protocols
• Experience with system analysis and troubleshooting in large-scale Linux environment
• Strong understanding of modern database technology, experience with AWS database products such as DynamoDB

Job ID: Amazon-1073401