Systems Engineer

3+ months agoDenver, CO

CO Salary Range: USD 89,200.00 - 156,100.00 per year


Are you interested in working with the latest cloud computing technologies and becoming a core part of the largest cloud infrastructure on the planet? Would you like to opportunity to work with high performance file services in the cloud? Do enjoy diving deep to uncover root cause technical issues, automating tasks, and strive for greater efficiency? If so, come work with truly creative engineers while developing your skills within one of the most innovative technology companies anywhere.

We are looking for a Systems Engineer to work on a team focused on deploying new AWS services to air-gapped regions that support government customers. Our team supports the deployment, engineering, and operations of AWS file services such as EFS and FSx. This will include identifying and resolving issues, automating processes, and working closely with development teams. This is an opportunity to dive deep into code and logs, drive prioritization of operational issues, and learn the architecture of our systems.

The candidate will have experience working with Linux, preferably in large scale, distributed environments; and be very comfortable with networking and distributed architecture topics.

This position requires that the candidate selected be a U.S. citizen and must currently possess an active Top Secret security clearance. The position further requires that, after start, the selected candidate obtain and maintain an active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph and satisfy other security related requirements..

Denver, CO: The pay range for this position in Colorado is $89,200 - $156,100/yr; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. A sign-on bonus and restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via Amazon's internal or external careers site.

Arlington, VA: This role will sit in our new headquarters in Northern Virginia, where Amazon will invest $2.5 billion dollars, occupy 4 million square feet of energy efficient office space, and create at least 25,000 new full-time jobs. Our employees and the neighboring community will also benefit from the associated investments from the Commonwealth including infrastructure updates, public transportation improvements, and new access to Reagan National Airport.
By working together on behalf of our customers, we are building the future one innovative product, service, and idea at a time. Are you ready to embrace the challenge? Come build the future with us.

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• Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Computer Science or 5 years of equivalent work experience
• 5+ years Linux experience
• 5+ years systems engineering experience
• 5+ years of systems management/administration automation in Perl, Python, Ruby, JAVA, or related experience.
• 5+ year of experience specifying, designing, and/or implementing system health, performance monitoring tools
• U.S. citizen and currently possess an active Top Secret security clearance


• 7+ years Linux experience
• 7+ years systems engineering experience
• 7+ years of systems management/administration automation in Perl, Python, Ruby, JAVA, or related experience.
• 7+ year of experience specifying, designing, and/or implementing system health, performance monitoring tools
• Experience with AWS services: EC2, S3, EFS
• Excellent problem-solving skills with a strong attention to detail
• Experience working on massive-scale distributed systems

Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and we host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon's culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 14 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

We are dedicated to supporting our new team members. Our team has a broad mix of experience levels and Amazon tenures, and we're building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship.

Our team also puts a high value on work-life balance. Striking a healthy balance between your personal and professional life is crucial to your happiness and success here, which is why we aren't focused on how many hours you spend at work or online. Instead, we're happy to offer a flexible schedule so you can have a more productive and well-balanced lifeboth in and outside of work.

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Job ID: Amazon-1339951