Amazon Corporate LLC Systems Engineer in Seattle, Washington

Systems Engineer Location: US-WA-Seattle Job ID: 704562 Company: : Amazon Services, LLC Position Category: Systems, Quality, & Security Engineering Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name): : United States Job DescriptionDatapath is a foundational platform that is core to Amazon's eCommerce business. Amazon customers using Kindle, Prime, Instant Video, Fulfillment, or just shopping online, depend on a highly available server backend provided by the Datapath platform. Engineers on the Datapath team design, build, and maintain highly scalable distributed systems that execute business logic, authored by teams across Amazon, millions of times per second in real-time. As a Systems Engineer on the Datapath team you will solve complex, mission critical hosting and operations problems throughout the global presence for Datapath. You must possess strong verbal and written communication skills, be self-driven and deliver high quality results in a fast paced environment. You need to enjoy working closely in a peer group of highly talented engineers. We are looking for smart, results oriented people, preferably with the following skill sets to assist with a quick ramp up to being productive in our multi-threaded Java, Linux and NoSQL environment. We're looking for a range of experience, from brilliant and motivated new college graduates to seasoned and battle scarred technical leaders. Basic Qualifications BS Computer Science or other technical degree and/or related experience Automation Scripting and/or programming experience Systems Engineering or Development experience in Linux/Unix environments Experience with very large distributed systems Firm grasp of networking fundamentals Proven ability to understand large distributed systems, drilling down to code level Preferred Qualifications Masters in CS or related degree (Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, etc.) Proven ability to troubleshoot and identify the root cause of issues Ability to dive deep into complex technical problems Strong customer focus, ownership, urgency and drive Demonstrated skill and passion for operational excellence Experience in a 24/7 production environment Ability to retain composure under stressful conditions, communicate effectively with a wide array of individuals at Amazon, and get the right things done. Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation