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Systems Development Engineer - Pyxis Amazon
Herndon, VA

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The Pyxis team is looking for seasoned DevOps with CICD experience. The AWS Pyxis team works with and supports services like CloudFormation, CloudTrail, and AWS-SDK. As a member of the team, you will be exposed to most AWS services and technologies. Our systems development engineers work in a fast-paced environment with our multi-disciplined service teams to deliver these cutting-edge services to our customers. Pyxis team members own the scaling and management of services across AWS regions supporting the US Government.

AWS is looking for engineers passionate about both development and operations. The candidate should have a strong desire to learn and be curious about Amazon's internal and external services. This is a true DevOps role; you will be both allowed and expected to follow problems all the way to the end and work on implementing real solutions and not just quick fixes. A candidate who wants to go deep and understand how these large systems work will get a chance to excel in this position. The candidate will be expected to code in either python, java, or ruby.

A Pyxis System Development Engineer will:

* develop and deploy operational tools to automate processes and reduce operational overhead
* work with other engineers to build and manage massively scaled services
* work with other engineers to diagnose and resolve customer issues
* track the health of our services, identify and fix problems on complex systems with massive scale
* collaborate with some of the leading minds in distributed systems

The candidate should be familiar with Linux, including the following:

* Various distros and their corresponding package management tools
* Permissions and permissions management
* File System partitioning, formatting, and mounting
* System logging and auditing
* Log parsing using grep, awk, sed, cut, tr, etc
* Remote access via ssh
* Knowledge of procfs & sysfs
* Linux tools (ip, ifconfig, netstat, tcpdump, strace, netcat, ping, telnet, etc)
* System Monitoring Tools (top, *stat tools, etc)
* DNS and tools (bind, host, dig, nslookup, etc)
* Runlevel management tools (systemd, rc.d, inittab, chkconfig, etc)

The candidate should also be familiar with generic development tools and best practices:

* Git (or other CM tools)
* Agile development
* CICD or development pipelines

This position can consider candidates for the Seattle, WA or Herndon, VA locations.

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