Amazon – Sr IT Systems Engineer, AWS Elemental, AWS Elemental – Portland, OR

September 21, 2022

Job Description

Job title: Sr IT Systems Engineer, AWS Elemental, AWS Elemental

Company: Amazon

Job description: DESCRIPTION

Job summary

AWS Elemental IT Engineering manages the infrastructure and applications for our development and test environment. We empower Elemental software engineering and support teams by delivering reliable infrastructure for building and testing our products and resolving customer issues.

In this role you will interact with software engineering, customer support, and security teams to ensure high availability, security, and best-in-class features for on premise and cloud infrastructure.

Key job responsibilities

We are looking for a Sr. Systems Engineer to:

Lead maintenance and improvement efforts for existing systems

Automate common tasks, such as monitoring, patching, and scaling

Lead projects to migrate on-premise tools into AWS

Create easily understood documentation for teammates and security teams

Participate in an on-call rotation for the tools our team supports

About the team


  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of experience or Master’s degree and 1 year of experience in Computer Science or other technical field
  • 5+ years of Linux administration experience, preferably with RHEL/CentOS
  • 3+ years leading infrastructure projects
  • 3+ years automating tasks


  • Experience as a power user or administrator for Atlassian software (Jira, Bitbucket, Confluence)
  • Familiarity with common AWS services
  • Strong understanding of security fundamentals
  • IT infrastructure certifications, especially AWS – – -Solutions Architect, Red Hat RHCSA, Juniper JNCIA/JCNP, Cisco CCNA/CCNP
  • Experience working with REST API-based services
  • Experience with Icinga, Ansible Tower, CloudFormation, or Terraform
  • Prior experience as a network administrator or security engineer
  • Experience in a 24×7 production environment
  • Experience maintaining critical systems
  • Experience with scripting languages such as Python, Ansible, Powershell, etc.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit

Expected salary:

Location: Portland, OR

Job date: Wed, 21 Sep 2022 04:26:52 GMT


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