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System Administrator Amazon
Seattle, WA

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Job Description

Are you experienced in managing Windows with a passion for building and maintaining highly-available systems and services at massive scale?

The Controls Fleet team is responsible for building and supporting some of Amazon's most important infrastructure services. As part of Amazon Web Services (AWS), we support the infrastructure that runs the world's premier e-commerce and cloud computing environments.

We are seeking a passionate and motivated engineer to participate on a team of Windows and Linux Systems Engineers. The ideal candidate would be innovative and have great problem solving and analytical skills. You must be very comfortable and confident working on Windows systems and familiar with fundamental Windows Server patching and administration. You must have very strong knowledge of operating system and networking fundamentals. You understand TCP/IP and other common network protocols. You are proficient with at least one high-level scripting language (PowerShell, Python, Ruby, Perl). You should have a bias toward automation and track record of creating automated solutions. You have experience operating distributed systems and diagnosing and resolving complex problems. You pay attention to detail and solve problems at their root.

You will be working in a hyper-growth environment where priorities shift quickly. You must be flexible and adapt well to a wide range of tasks and technologies.

At Amazon, it is expected that your technical knowledge demonstrates both depth and breadth. Leveraging the strengths of individual team members as peers and delegating tasks appropriately within the group for long term projects will all be critical tasks for this role.

Major Responsibilities

* Systems Administration and support, including security patching, new system deployment, and account administration
* Peer development of team members
* Networking, including building robust, secure networks with Intrusion Detection
* Metrics and projections
* Advising development staff on application security
* Host and network tools and implementations
* Have a complete understanding of the various system interdependence and limitations
* Identify security issues and risks, and develop mitigation plans
* Architect, design, implement, support, and evaluate secure, infrastructure focused tools and services
* Advise and consult with internal customers on risk assessment, threat modeling and fixing vulnerabilities
* Participate in security compliance efforts
* Participate in projects that develop new intellectual property
* Functionally decompose complex problems into simple, straight-forward solutions
* Understand business context to decisions made within and across groups
* Support critical infrastructure services that process millions of requests every minute
* Participate in 24x7 on call rotation

About Amazon

Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.

10001 employees

2127 7th avenue

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