• Systems Engineer, Global IT

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

    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 Systems Administrators/Engineers who are proficient in all aspects of system administration and engineering to engineer, support and maintain global infrastructure services in our enterprise. We are responsible for supporting back-end systems, used by all Amazonians for daily business productivity including: Systems Center Operations Manager, System Center Configuration Manager, MS-SQL Server, Microsoft DHCP, Windows and Xen Hypervisors, 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 leveraging automation and tool development. 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.

    This role requires a scheduled oncall commitment, including weekends.

    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

    • Working with Linux or Windows Servers and Services at an Enterprise scale
    • 4+ years industry experience with 2+ focusing on systems engineering and scripting/automation
    • BA/BS in an engineering or relevant experience
    • 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 (Python, Ruby, Java)
    • Experienced Linux or Windows systems administrator
    • MCSA 2012/2016 or CompTIA Linux+, or equivalent experience
    • PowerShell or Bash Scripting

    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
    • Cloud services experience or Certification, preferably with AWS
    • Information Security background

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