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Systems Development Engineer - Pyxis

Amazon.com
Denver, CO 80204
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The Pyxis team is looking for seasoned DevOps with CICD experience. As a member of the team, you will be exposed to most AWS services and technologies. Our systems development engineers work in a fast-paced environment with our multi-disciplined service teams to deliver these cutting-edge services to our customers. Pyxis team members own the scaling and management of services across AWS regions supporting the US Government.

AWS is looking for engineers passionate about both development and operations. The candidate should have a strong desire to learn and be curious about Amazon's internal and external services. This is a true DevOps role; you will be both allowed and expected to follow problems all the way to the end and work on implementing real solutions and not just quick fixes. A candidate who wants to go deep and understand how these large systems work will get a chance to excel in this position. The candidate will be expected to code in either python, java, or ruby.

A Pyxis System Development Engineer will:

  • Develop and deploy operational tools to automate processes and reduce operational overhead
  • Work with other engineers to build and manage massively scaled services
  • Work with other engineers to diagnose and resolve customer issues
  • Track the health of our services, identify and fix problems on complex systems with massive scale
  • Collaborate with some of the leading minds in distributed systems

The candidate should be familiar with Linux, including the following:
  • Various distros and their corresponding package management tools
  • Permissions and permissions management
  • File System partitioning, formatting, and mounting
  • System logging and auditing
  • Log parsing using grep, awk, sed, cut, tr, etc
  • Remote access via ssh
  • Knowledge of procfs & sysfs
  • Linux tools (ip, ifconfig, netstat, tcpdump, strace, netcat, ping, telnet, etc)
  • System Monitoring Tools (top, *stat tools, etc)
  • DNS and tools (bind, host, dig, nslookup, etc)
  • Runlevel management tools (systemd, rc.d, inittab, chkconfig, etc)

The candidate should also be familiar with generic development tools and best practices:
  • Git (or other CM tools)
  • Agile development
  • CICD or development pipelines

This position can consider candidates for the Seattle, WA, Herndon, VA, or Denver, CO locations.

The pay range for this position in Colorado is $129,200- $174,800 annual base salary only; 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.

This position requires that the candidate selected be a U.S. citizen and be eligible to obtain and maintain an active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph. 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.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Programming experience with at least one modern language such as C++, C#, Java, Python, Golang, PowerShell, Ruby
  • 2+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
  • 1+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems.

  • Minimum of 5 years building and running systems for Internet-facing services
  • 2+ year's experience coding in at least one of these languages €“ Python, Java, Ruby
  • 2+ year's experience with the Linux Operating System and its command line tools
  • Shell scripting experience using bash, grep, sed, awk, etc


This position requires that the candidate selected be a U.S. citizen and be eligible to obtain and maintain an active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph. 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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor€™s Degree in computer science, mathematics, or a related field
  • Experience in a 24x7 production environment, esp. one based on Linux
  • Intermediate knowledge of Python, Java, Ruby using OOP
  • Understand the principles behind CICD
  • UI and Web Framework experience (Flask/Django/Rails/Spark/Spring/AngularJS/HTML/CSS)
  • Familiarity with the AWS SDK or CLI
  • Good troubleshooting skills at all levels, from application to network to host
  • Experience with performance testing and tuning
  • Automation or monitoring framework experience, deployment or development
  • Experience with large distributed infrastructure
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon€™s leadership principles requirements for this role
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon€™s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role

This position requires that the candidate selected be a U.S. citizen and be eligible to obtain and maintain an active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph. 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.


Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

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