Do you aspire to be a world class system development engineer, and learn from experts in the field? Are you passionate about operating highly available and large-scale distribution systems? Do you want to be a part of a fast-paced environment and contribute to one of the most visited sites on the Internet?
At Amazon, we hire the best minds in technology to innovate on behalf of our customers. The intense focus we have on our customers is why we are one of the world’s most beloved brands – customer obsession is part of our company DNA. Business intelligence engineers use cutting-edge technology to solve complex problems and get to see the impact of their work first-hand.
The challenges system development engineers solve at Amazon are big and impact millions of customers, sellers, and products around the world. Our path is not always simple, so we are selective about who joins us on this journey. There is a certain kind of person who takes on this role at Amazon – someone who is excited by the idea of creating new products, features, and services from scratch while managing ambiguity and the pace of a company whose ship cycles are measured in weeks, not years.
Come chart your own path at Amazon.
Note: By applying to this position, your application will be considered for all locations we hire for in the United States including but not limited to: Seattle/Bellevue, WA; Nashville, TN; Austin, TX; Greater Bay Area, CA; DC Metro Area; Denver, CO; Detroit, MI; Greater Boston Area, MA; Greater Denver Area, CO; Greater Los Angeles Area, CA; Greater New York Area; Irvine, CA; Madison, WI; Minneapolis, MN; Phoenix, AZ; Portland, OR; San Diego, CA.
Responsibilities: As a system development engineer, you will/may: · Use technology to solve problems, seeking input and guidance from team members · Create or have responsibility to improve or invent small tools or applications · Participate in team design, scoping, process, and prioritization discussions · Work effectively with customers and/or internal partners to understand business impacts and identify any opportunities/problems arising from technical decisions · Invent, refine, and develop your solutions to ensure they are meeting customer needs and team goals · Develop an understanding of the maintenance characteristics, runtime properties, and dependencies of your team’s infrastructure, including hardware platform, operating systems, and build dependencies
· Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in math/statistics/engineering or other equivalent quantitative discipline at time of application (or graduated less than six months prior to application) · Experience with coding, scripting, automating in at least one language (e.g., Python, C, C++, Java, Ruby, or PowerShell) · Experience with open-source technologies (e.g. Linux, Spring, React) · Experience with distributed computing, programs and systems
· Previous technical internship(s) · Familiarity with TCP/ICP networking fundamentals and application of IP protocols such as: DNS, DHCP, NTP, SMTP, and SNMP · Demonstrate understanding in the basic areas of computer science such as algorithms, data structures, object oriented design, databases · Experience with AWS tools · Experience with automating and simplifying team development, test, and operations processes
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System Development Engineer - 2021 (United States)