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Systems Engineer II

Reference ID: 409177
Full Time
Vancouver, BC     

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Job location:
510 West Georgia Street,
Vancouver, V6B 0M3
Job Description:

Amazon EC2 (Elastic Compute Cloud) is the top cloud-computing platform on the internet, transforming the way computing is done. Elasticity, the ability to rapidly deploy new capacity is a cornerstone of cloud computing today.

The Auto Scaling team is currently looking for a systems engineer who is obsessed with operational excellence, automation and high availability! How can you tell his is you? You love automating common and complex tasks. You dive deep into data to identify latency and availability root causes. You find data center build-outs, performance engineering, and other scaling activities to be a joy. Finally, you insist upon giving customers what they want: high quality, highly usable, always-on services.
In this position you'll get to:
* Work with developers to design, build, and manage massively scaled computer services
* Automate all aspects of systems management
* Build auto scaling and control systems in new data centers and regions, and add/manage capacity in existing regions as our usage grows
* Optimize the performance of our systems by analyzing and deploying new hardware configurations
* Track the health of our services, identify problems, drive to root cause, and fix
* Collaborate with some of the leading minds in distributed systems
* Performing infrastructure capacity planning for a complex world wide deployed service
* Operate a world class service

Terms of Employment: Full time, permanent position

Salary Range: $85,342.40 to $160,000/yr commensurate with experience

Benefits: Amazon provides a full range of benefits for our global employees and their eligible family

Eligible employees may also receive signing bonuses and Amazon Restricted Stock Units. While they might vary from location to location, Amazon benefits for Canada may include:

• Health Care
• Savings Plans
• Income Protection
• Paid Time Off
• Signing Bonuses
• Employee Stock

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Basic Qualifications Basic Qualifications:
* Minimum 5 years configuring and maintaining for Internet-facing services
* Minimum 5 years managing Linux servers in a production environment
* Minimum 3 years scripting (Perl/Python/Bash) and automation
* Minimum 1 year experience in infrastucture design for large scale internet-facing services
* Minimum 1 year experience in capacity planning for large scale internet facing services
* Minimum 1 year working with AWS technologies
* Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer or Electrical Engineering, Math, or a related field plus one year of experience in the job offered or related occupation or will accept a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer or Electrical Engineering, Math, or a related technical field plus two years of experience.

Preferred Qualifications Preferred Qualifications:
• All applicants must meet the qualifications above

Posted: October 22, 2016
Closes:October 30, 2016
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