Amazon have their main European data centre in Dublin
Amazon are sometimes looking for skilled Data Center Linux & Hardware Engineers
Amazon’s AWS S3 web service is regularly peaking at over 1.1 million requests per second.. Also, their content delivery AWS service, CloudFront, has expanded its Data Centers presence by over 50% worldwide in the last 12 months and are expecting to increase by a similar number over the next 12 months. This requires talented people to build & manage.
If your career path is in Systems, Network or Database Engineering, Software Development or maybe AWS Support, Technical Operations or perhaps Project Management, Amazon say they will create a development plan to enable you to succeed reaching those goals.
A Data Center Linux & Hardware Engineer may be the primary point of contact for both internal customers (for example: Network Engineers, Systems Engineers, Software Developers, Database Engineers, Technical Operations) and external customers (Hardware Vendors, Contractors, Service Providers among others).
Basic Qualifications Required
Solid Understanding of Linux/Unix Administration
Server Hardware Troubleshooting experience
Server Booting: POST, BIOS, PXE, Kickstart, GRUB/LILO, RAID
Some Experience with Network Protocols: TCP/IP, Ethernet, L2/L3 technologies
Network Hardware: Copper and Optical Fiber Cabling, Switches, Routers
Strong Communication Skills
Passionate about IT infrastructure and hardware!
Remote Access: Console routers, IPMI, BMC
Network Equipment Installation and Configuration
Cisco IOS, NX-OS, JunOS
Redundancy: Power feeds, ATS, Server Hardware, RAID, Network Connectivity
Data Center Operations: Inventory Management, Hot/Cold Aisles, Security
Participated in Project Management
Experience or Knowledge of AWS products: EC2, EBS, S3 etc.
Scripting: Bash, Python, Perl, Ruby (or programming languages)