• DevOps Systems Engineer, Global IT

    Location UK-Edinburgh
    Posted Date 8 months ago(10/04/2018 10:10)
    Job ID
    Amazon UK Services Ltd.
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United Kingdom
  • Job Description

    At Amazon, we believe that every day is “Day One.” A day to take the first step. A day to meet new challenges. Today could be the day that you become part of a bigger idea. A day where your own ideas can turn into reality. Become part of a company that redefines itself on a daily basis. Working for Amazon is a new excitement every day.

    The Global Operations Systems team’s mission is to support robust, highly available, and easy to use services for our internal customers across the global enterprise. We are looking for Engineers who are proficient in all aspects of system administration and engineering to support and maintain global infrastructure services in our enterprise. We are responsible for supporting back-end systems, that are used by all Amazonians for daily business productivity including: Exchange, Active Directory, Lync, SharePoint, System Center Configuration Manager, MSSQL Server, IronPort, remote access VPN, Xen, Secure Printing, internally developed tools, and a variety of Windows-based services.

    Our ideal candidate is detail oriented, possesses strong written and verbal communication skills and has a track record of supporting enterprise technologies while building automation and tools. Exposure to supporting enterprise large scale systems while inventing new ways to bring self-service features to customers. The ability to interact with not only peers but also customers at a global scale is required.

    Amazon is not an average retailer and this is definitely not your average job. We’ll give you the opportunity to really make a difference to our business. We’re looking for an exceptional professional with outstanding technical skills who has what it takes to make us the place for people to come to find anything they might want to buy online, with the opportunity to realize the Amazon motto to “Work Hard. Have Fun. Make History.”

    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
    • The ability to think at scale and automate processes
    • Knowledge of network and web related protocols (e.g. TCP/IP, UDP, IPSEC, HTTP, HTTPS, routing protocols)
    • Proficient use of at least one modern language (e.g. Python, Ruby, Java)
    • PowerShell or Bash Scripting
    • BA/BS in an engineering or relevant experience.
    • 3+ years industry experience with 2+ focusing on building tools and automating processes
    • Proven ability to troubleshoot and identify the root cause of issues
    • Experience in Linux systems administration
    • Experience in Windows systems administration
    • Working knowledge of Amazon Web Services

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience with development depth in OOP, Java, UNIX, Perl, C++, XML, Web services, Powershell, and UNIX tools.
    • Expertise in Linux or Windows systems administration
    • Demonstrable track record dealing well with ambiguity, prioritizing needs, and delivering measurable results in an agile environment.
    • Expertise in the utilization of Amazon Web Services
    • A background in Information Security
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