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Systems Development Engineer - Database Services

Systems Development Engineer - Database Services

Job ID 
344581
# Positions 
1
Company/Location (search) 
IE-DUBLIN-Dublin
Posted Date 
1/13/2017
Position Category for Posting 
Operations, IT, & Support Engineering
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Job Description

Amazon is building some of the largest distributed systems in the world, and we need smart people to help plan and put together the pieces. As part of Amazon Web Services (AWS), we are pioneering the Database as a Service market segment. We have high standards for our computer systems as well as our employees: our systems are highly reliable, highly available, and turn scale into an advantage for our business and an asset to our customers. Our employees are super smart, driven to serve customers, and fun to work with.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about building large scale services. You will be designing high performance system architectures and creating web based tools and automation to reduce operational pain and to improve the customer experience. You will work directly with our development team to identify and resolve primary causes of service impacting issues and to build auto mitigation to common failure scenarios.

This position is located in Dublin, Ireland.

Basic Qualifications

- Minimum 5 years overall technical support or development experience
- Computer Science fundamentals in data structures, algorithm design, and problem solving
- Familiarity with scripting languages: Python, Ruby, JavaScript or programming languages: Java, C++/C#
- Solid understanding of the Linux operating system
- Solid networking knowledge
- Advanced troubleshooting skills
- Physical requirements: The ability to sit in front of computer for entire scheduled shift while maintaining a high level of alertness and attention to detail


Preferred Qualifications

- B.S. or M.S. degree in Computer Science, MIS, CIS, or a related field
- Knowledge of databases like MySQL, Oracle, SQLServer, or MongoDB
- Experience in a 24/7 production environment
- 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.
- Passion for providing a great customer experience