• Systems Development Engineer

    Location IE-DUBLIN-Dublin
    Posted Date 2 months ago(20/06/2018 12:36)
    Job ID
    679944
    Company
    Amazon Data Services Ireland Limited
  • Job Description

    You have hundreds of thousands of hosts, hundreds of millions of lines of code, billions of online transactions, and one of the most visited sites on the Internet. Now go secure it. At Amazon, we obsess over our customers, and ensuring our customers’ trust is our first priority. To earn that trust in an environment as vast and varied as Amazon’s and an online world where threats grow ever more sophisticated requires building a world-class security team to tackle never-before-seen challenges at dizzying scales. You will not just be using cutting-edge technologies here in Amazon; you will be inventing them.

    Amazon.com is looking for experienced Systems Development Engineers to ensure that our infrastructure is designed and implemented to the high standards required to maintain and enhance customer trust.
    You will participate in the design, build and deployment of security-focused infrastructure.

    This position will progress your career growth as a Systems Development Engineer as well as providing the opportunity to develop security-related skills leading to a Security Engineer position.


    In this role, your responsibilities will include:

    • Managing servers and services to support the Amazon security posture
    • Troubleshooting and resolving problems with production systems and services
    • Analyzing and improving availability, efficiency, capacity, scalability, security and performance of Information Security systems
    • Evaluating and recommending new and emerging systems and technologies
    • Developing and maintaining operations tools
    • Ownership of many production components
    • Monitoring of production systems and services, including designing and implementing automated methods of monitoring
    • Developing documentation for production systems and services
    • Participating in on-call incident response
    • Mentoring junior members of the team

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems, or equivalent
    • General understanding of AWS cloud computing services and strategies
    • Expert knowledge of Unix/Linux
    • Excellent knowledge of hardware and software troubleshooting
    • Strong programming/development skills in multiple common languages (e.g., Python, Ruby, Java, Go, shell scripting)
    • Knowledge of systems and network related protocols (e.g., TCP/IP, UDP, DNS, SSH, SMTP, IPSEC, HTTP, HTTPS)
    • At least 5 years of experience in a systems engineering, systems administration or network engineering role
    • Experience in deploying and supporting web and/or multi-tier applications in a 24x7 production environment.

    Preferred Qualifications


    • Professional experience in a systems engineering / administration role
    • Experience in using AWS services including architecting and deploying resilient and efficient solutions
    • At least one current AWS certification (e.g. Certified Solutions Architect - Associate/Professional)
    • Experience in deploying and supporting database management systems (e.g. NoSQL, MySQL)
    • Experience with systems engineering implementation of cloud computing services
    • Experience with service-oriented architecture and web services security
    • Experience involved (in a development, QA testing, or security role) with development team(s) that delivered software or software-based services
    • Sharp analytical abilities and proven design skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Excellent leadership skills and teamwork skills
    • Results oriented, high energy, self-motivated
    • Detail oriented, yet able to look at a wide array of choices and identify what truly matters
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