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Systems Development Engineer


Dublin, Ireland


You have hundreds of thousands of hosts, hundreds of millions of lines of code, billions of online transactions, and one of the most visited sites on the Internet. Now go secure it. At Amazon, we obsess over our customers, and ensuring our customers’ trust is our first priority. To earn that trust in an environment as vast and varied as Amazon’s and in an online world where threats grow ever more sophisticated requires building a world-class security team to tackle never-before-seen challenges at dizzying scales. You will not just be using cutting-edge technologies here in Amazon; you will be inventing them. is looking for experienced Systems Engineers and Systems Development Engineers to build tools, services and infrastructure to meet the emerging needs of the Amazon Security Operations Center (ASOC) in Dublin, Ireland. You will participate in the design, development, deployment and monitoring of the systems that enable Amazon security engineering teams to be fast, precise and super effective.

This position will progress your career growth as a Systems Engineer or Systems Development Engineer and optionally provide the opportunity to develop security-related skills leading to a Security Engineer position.

· Work continuously with Information Security teams to identify the tools and capabilities needed to secure the enterprise.
· Design, build and support security tools and services.
· Ensure the high performance and availability of our team's products.
· Provide engineering consultation and participate in system design reviews.

· Strong Unix/Linux or Windows administration skills.
· Experience with security best practices in server configuration, tool development, and access controls.
· Firm grasp of networking fundamentals.
· Proficiency with at least one modern, high-level programming language (Python/Ruby/Java/Perl/Go/etc).
· 1+ years experience as a Systems Engineer or in a similar role.

· Experience deploying or managing servers in large-scale, geographically diverse environments.
· Proficiency with core AWS services (e.g. EC2, Lambda, DynamoDB).
· Previous experience with configuration management (e.g. automated provisioning and remote configuration of software, hosts and/or network devices).
· Experience with capacity planning, utilization review & performance monitoring.
· Strong software development skills: familiarity with common design patterns, data structures, unit and integration testing and code review practices.
· Our ideal candidate is highly autonomous, very detail oriented, possesses strong written and verbal communication skills.


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