Network Engineer

Network Engineer

3-6 years
Not Specified

Job Description


Job summary
At Amazon, we're working to be the most customer centric company on earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people. If you'd like to help us build the place to find and buy anything online, this is your chance to make history.

The Infrastructure Delivery organization is looking to hire a highly motivated Network Engineer to join our growing team. The position responsibilities involve network configuration and fiber connectivity of network scaling projects across several data center locations. The Network Engineer will work closely with both internal customers and external vendors to facilitate smooth project execution in association with Technical Program Managers.

Our ideal candidate is autonomous, detail oriented, possesses strong written and verbal communication skills and has strong experience in supporting large scale, enterprise class networks. They will be competent in all aspects of installation and troubleshooting of networking hardware, software and fiber connectivity, all combined with a proven project delivery methodology. This position will work with minimum supervision to drive the stability and sustainability of our next-generation networks and to assist in the development of innovative ways to scale our network as we expand.

This Network Engineer is expected to work with established best practices to refine operational procedures, develop new tooling and constantly think proactively and inventively. The desire and ability to work in an ambiguous, collaborative environment is essential for success. He/She will work closely with our Network Technical Project Manager teams to ensure fast, smooth rollout of new designs and products. Approximate 10% international travel per year is required.

  • Fluent in English
  • BS in Information Systems, Computer Science or Information Assurance, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 3+ years of enterprise experience in a highly dynamic environment
  • Deliver sustainable and repeatable solutions and processes with an eye on improvement
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP networking and routing protocols
  • Knowledge of network cabling, optic types, and test equipment, such as VFL, Power meter, and OTDR
  • Collaborate with various stake holders to remove project obstacles.
  • Experience with cabling infrastructure best practices and methodologies.
  • Troubleshoot networking, routing and inter connectivity issues, including troubleshooting of network device configuration and low to mid-level application interaction.

  • Excellent judgement and analytical skills, ability to prioritize tasks based on fluctuating needs
  • Strong understanding of major Command Line Protocols (Cisco IOS, JunOS, etc.)
  • Significant background in large scale data center network implementations and support
  • Experience working in virtualized enterprise networking environments
  • Experience dealing with customers during problem resolution and operating efficiently under pressure
  • Project Management skill

Job Details

About Amazon strives to be Earth's most customer-centric company where people can find and discover virtually anything they want to buy online. By giving customers more of what they want - low prices, vast selection, and convenience - continues to grow and evolve as a world-class e-commerce platform. Amazon's evolution from Web site to e-commerce partner to development platform is driven by the spirit of innovation that is part of the company's DNA. The world's brightest technology minds come to to research and develop technology that improves the lives of shoppers and sellers around the world.

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