Senior Amazon Dedicated Cloud Engineer, S3 And Glacier Adc Engineering, Warrenton

Last update 2023-12-01
Expires 2023-11-30
ID #1930318708
Senior Amazon Dedicated Cloud Engineer, S3 And Glacier Adc Engineering, Warrenton
United States, Virginia, Warrenton,
Modified November 20, 2023


Managing trillions of objects in storage, retrieving them in sub-x ms, building software that deploys to tens of thousands of hosts, achieving 99.999999999% (you didn’t read that wrong, that’s 11 nines) durability. These are just a few of the numbers that give you a sense of the scale of the exciting problems you will find every day working in Simple Storage Service (S3) and Glacier. Amazon S3 powers businesses across the globe that make the lives of consumers better daily and our team is bringing that capability to US Intelligence Agencies. As a Senior ADC Engineer in S3 and Glacier Amazon Dedicated Cloud Engineering, you get to deliver these capabilities and delight our customers through teams of talented engineers and leaders. The S3 and Glacier ADC Engineering team is looking for candidates motivated to solve complex challenges, simplifying delivery S3 and Glacier capabilities to our US Intelligence Community and Defense agency customers. The team has the unique perspective of operating all of S3 and Glacier, instead of the individual components. This enables our team to drive cross organization initiatives to remove operational hurdles, optimize software delivery, and remove bottle necks felt by all of AWS. Engineers on this diverse team enjoy diving deep into root causes of issues, automating manual tasks, and continually raising the bar to improve the customer experience. This position requires that the candidate selected be a US Citizen and must currently possess and maintain an active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph. In AWS, if you build it, you own it. S3 is a highly available 7x24 worldwide service requiring dedicated support from our engineering teams. We pride ourselves on a high level of ownership in the work we do. This means we hold a high bar for test automation, verification processes, design and code reviews to ensure that our systems meet the exacting standards our customers demand. We maintain a regular on-call rotation across our teams with engineers and managers all taking part to resolve the inevitable issues that arise. We work hard to minimize getting paged in the middle of the night as we recognize that a well-rested employee is a productive employee. Upon joining S3 Glacier ADC Engineering, every employee is paired with a peer buddy who will help you to quickly come up to speed in understanding the technology we’re building, the tools we use and the business problems we’re trying to solve. We hire exceptional people and we recognize the importance of coaching others. We have a formal mentor search application that lets you find a mentor that works best for you based on location, job family, and job level. On our internal “Broadcast” video streaming website, you’ll find countless presentations by some of the brightest minds in computing discussing solutions to many of the exciting problems we’re solving in AWS today with new live-streaming videos added every week. We have a diverse team and drive towards an inclusive culture and work environment. Our team is intentional about attracting, developing, and retaining amazing talent from diverse backgrounds. Our team members are active in Amazon’s 10 affinity groups, sometimes known as employee resource groups, which bring employees together across businesses and locations around the world. These range from groups such as the Black Employee Network (BEN), Amazon Women in Engineering (AWE) and Glamazon (our LGBTQ community). By working together on behalf of our customers, we are building the future one innovative product, service, and idea at a time. Are you ready to embrace the challenge? Come build the future with us. Key job responsibilities A Senior ADC Engineer is able to solve complex problems, mitigating risks, removing blockers, and designing appropriately simple solutions that address constraints. They use their clear judgement to create sustainable long term solutions to address systemic operational, scaling, or resiliency risks across teams. Their knowledge of technical domains has depth and breadth across hardware, software, networking, Linux, security, cloud implementations, operating at scale, etc. Successful engineers in this role proactively drive preventative measures before it causes impact. When existing processes can be optimized, they adopt, create, or refine automation. They are effective at working across teams to build consensus to resolve challenges, while articulating tradeoffs and risks for proposed solutions. They are expected to mentor, document, train junior, and develop engineers inside and outside of the team. We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations: Herndon, VA, USA BASIC QUALIFICATIONS - Current, active US Government Security Clearance of TS/SCI with Polygraph - Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent work experience. - 6 years of operating systems at scale. - 6 years of experience in systems engineering, software implementation, process improvement, and operational excellence. - Advanced knowledge of Linux system administration. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS - Masters degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline, or equivalent work experience. - 5 years experience operating software in highly available cloud architectures. - 8 years experience using metrics and data to create, improve, streamline, or eliminate processes for teams and software. - Able to create functional scripts to solve operational problems. - Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences. 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

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Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Per annum
Occupation: Senior amazon dedicated cloud engineer, s3 and glacier adc engineering

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