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Network Development Engineer, US ADC Network Engineering – Waterford, VA

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Job Title

Network Development Engineer, US ADC Network Engineering



Job Description

Do you like helping U.S. Intelligence Community agencies implement innovative cloud computing solutions and solve technical problems? Would you like to do this using the latest cloud computing technologies?As part of the Amazon Dedicated Cloud (ADC) Network Operations, you’ll play a key role in driving the stability and sustainability of next-generation IP networks that support the U.S. Intelligence Community. From the top of rack to the network core and everything in between, you’ll work with best-in-class Network Engineers to deliver simple, sustainable and repeatable solutions and processes and drive complex issues to resolution. Using your experience with network and Unix systems engineering, you’ll be able to fully own and transform networking projects relating to deployment, implementation, scaling, and/or optimization.As Network Development Engineer, you’ll partner with our broader Infrastructure organization on configurations standards and tools, and collaborate with Systems and Software Engineers to ensure fast, smooth roll-out of new designs and products, and also deploy and sustain networking software tools.Work Life Balance
This team supports 24/7 systems in a classified environment, and periodic on-call duties with ability to drive into workplace for critical events/needs will be required. Our hiring managers strive to allow you to build a work-life balance that works for you and our customers.Mentorship & Career Growth
Our team is dedicated to supporting new team members. Our team has a broad mix of experience levels and Amazon tenures, and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. As a team, we “Hire and Develop the Best” through peer mentorship, collaboration, and thorough, but kind, code reviewsWe care about your career growth. We try to assign projects and tasks based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded engineer and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.Physical and Other Requirements:
– Must be willing to support an off-hours operations escalation pager rotation.
– Experience dealing with customers during problem resolution and operating efficiently under pressure.
– The ability to sit in front of computer during scheduled work hours with appropriate breaks while maintaining a high level of alertness and attention to detail.
– Travel to data center/network sites and Amazon/customer offices as needed.This position requires that the candidate selected be a U.S. citizen, must currently possess and maintain an active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph.About the team
AWS Infrastructure Services owns the design, planning, delivery, and operation of all AWS global infrastructure. In other words, we’re the people who keep the cloud running. We support all AWS data centers and all of the servers, storage, networking, power, and cooling equipment that ensure our customers have continual access to the innovation they rely on. We work on the most challenging problems, with thousands of variables impacting the supply chain — and we’re looking for talented people who want to help.You’ll join a diverse team of software, hardware, and network engineers, supply chain specialists, security experts, operations managers, and other vital roles. You’ll collaborate with people across AWS to help us deliver the highest standards for safety and security while providing seemingly infinite capacity at the lowest possible cost for our customers. And you’ll experience an inclusive culture that welcomes bold ideas and empowers you to own them to completion.Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform. We pioneered cloud computing and never stopped innovating — that’s why customers from the most successful startups to Global 500 companies trust our robust suite of products and services to power their businesses.Amazon values diverse experiences. Even if you do not meet all of the preferred qualifications and skills listed in the job description, we encourage candidates to apply. If your career is just starting, hasn’t followed a traditional path, or includes alternative experiences, don’t let it stop you from applying.We value work-life harmony. Achieving success at work should never come at the expense of sacrifices at home, which is why we strive for flexibility as part of our working culture. When we feel supported in the workplace and at home, there’s nothing we can’t achieve in the cloud.Here at AWS, it’s in our nature to learn and be curious. Our employee-led affinity groups foster a culture of inclusion that empower us to be proud of our differences. Ongoing events and learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences, inspire us to never stop embracing our uniqueness.We’re continuously raising our performance bar as we strive to become Earth’s Best Employer. That’s why you’ll find endless knowledge-sharing, mentorship and other career-advancing resources here to help you develop into a better-rounded professional.We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:Arlington, VA, USA | Denver, CO, USA | Herndon, VA, USA | Seattle, WA, USABASIC QUALIFICATIONS – 4+ years of major internet routing protocols experience
– Current, active US Government Security Clearance of TS/SCI with Polygraph
– Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline or equivalent experience in a large–scale network environment
– 3+ years experience in a network focused hands-on technical role working with IP routing protocols/technologies and platforms in large scale data center and/or WAN network environments
– 3+ years experience in a technical on-call capacity, responding to customer impacting events, mitigating and root cause analysis of those events
– 2+ years Unix/Linux command line experience
– Experience with internet routing protocols and concepts: TCP/IP, BGP, MPLS, ISIS and/or OSPF
– Experience with network operating systems such as Cisco IOS and Junos
– Experience in automation via Bash/shell scripting and Perl/Python programmingPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS – Thorough understanding of TCP/IP networking, IP routing, Server Load Balancing, and Network Security architecture and core technologies such as IP, TCP, OSPF/IS-IS, BGP, MPLS, Server Load Balancers, Firewalls, ACLs, DNS, DHCP, IPAM, LDAP, NFS, etc
– Knowledge of network analysis fundamentals and robust troubleshooting skills; specifically, network performance analysis
– Experience working with customers to diagnose a problem, and work toward resolution
– Strong desire to build, ability to multitask, sense of ownership and urgency
– Strong Unix/Linux skills and ability to script in Perl, Python, shell, C or C++ is highly desirable as is a strong understanding of load balancing and layer 4-7 technologies
– Excellent verbal and written communication skills
– Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role·
– Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
– Experience with Agile development methodologies and DevOps environments
– Knowledge of IT best practice frameworks (ITIL, COBIT) and Operational Excellence concepts or methodologies is a plus.
– If you do not meet all of these criteria, but still think you would be a great fit for this role, then we welcome you to get in touch.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 compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $127,400/year in our lowest geographic market up to $212,800/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.

Expected Salary

$127400 per year


Waterford, VA

Job Posting Date

Tue, 18 Jun 2024 07:46:27 GMT

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