• DevOps Systems Engineer, Global IT

    Location UK-Edinburgh
    Posted Date 4 months ago(12/07/2018 7:45)
    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 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 a mid to senior engineer to join the Systems team. This individual will have a broad impact on our organization and help drive improvement into our enterprise. A strong understanding of automation, as well as a variety of Windows-based services, is critical.

    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 large-scale enterprise systems while inventing new ways to bring self-service features to customers. The ability to interact with not only peers but also customers on a global scale is required. A self-starter that can act autonomously to deliver on the team and organizational projects.

    Amazon is not an average retailer, and this is not your average job. We’ll give you the opportunity to 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

    • 3+ years industry experience with 2+ focusing on building tools and automating processes
    • Bachelor degree in an engineering field or relevant experience.
    • 5+ years of engineering or supporting Microsoft Active Directory solutions in a large scale (over 10,000 user) global environment.
    • 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)
    • 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
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
    • Ability to drive projects to completion
    • Ability to drive clarity when ambiguity exists
    • The ability to think at scale and automate processes
    • Demonstrable track record dealing well with ambiguity.

    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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