Are you passionate about building great software, working with smart and motivated software engineers, and solving incredible technical challenges? Then this opportunity is for you! The AWS Database Services team is looking for Systems Development Engineers to work on our AWS Redshift development team
We're looking for true "Dev" and "Ops" people. Some of these people might have come from a traditional "Sys Admin" role, but have a solid understanding of Computer Science fundamentals and the ability to dive deep into code to find and fix issues, as well as building their own software systems that are more than just scripts. Other candidates could be Software Engineers who have a passion for not just building software, but seeing it all the way through the lifecycle into production, and then owning the day-to-day operations of a deployed system.
Regardless of your background, the ideal person will be passionate about building and running large scale services, will have experience with software engineering, Linux server administration, and excellent troubleshooting skills.
Minimum 5 years’ experience in either technical support or software development
Computer Science fundamentals, including data structures, algorithm design and complexity analysis
Development experience with at least one object-oriented programming language (such as Java, Ruby, Python, C++/C#)
Experience with running / troubleshooting Linux-based servers (any distro)
Understanding of key networking concepts such as different protocols (TCP/IP, UDP, ICMP, etc), OSI model, DNS
B.S. or M.S. degree in Computer Science, MIS, CIS, or a related field
Knowledge of databases like MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, SQLServer, etc
Excellent communication, prioritization, and analytical skills
Ability to work in a fast paced and agile development environment
Must be able to see opportunities for improvement, take ownership and closely work with development team to drive product improvement.