DESCRIPTION Data Centre Linux & HW Engineer, India
Data Center Operations designs, installs & maintains the worlds largest Cloud Computing Infrastructure. We are looking for skilled Data Centre Linux & HW Engineer at Amazon Data Services India Private Limited (ADSIPL) with a passion for technology to help us expand AWS Cloud offerings to the next level.
ADSIPL offers an exciting, dynamic and challenging environment encouraging creativity and personal development while maintaining AWS computing environments in a secure, scalable, and cost-effective manner.
Mid 2012, AWS S3 web service accepted its 1 trillionth object, currently accepting more than 40,000 objects uploaded every second on a daily basis.
To keep up with this demand on both disk and network capacity, we continue to expand our Data Centers in India. Also, our content delivery AWS service, CloudFront, has expanded its Data Centers presence by over 50 PERCENT 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. We hope it is you!
At ADSIPL, career progression is part of our environment. We want you to progress. If your career path is in Systems, Network or Database Engineering, Software Development or maybe AWS Support, Technical Operations or perhaps Project Management, we will create a development plan to enable you to succeed reaching those goals. This begins on Day One!
Come and work for the worlds most Customer Centric Company. The location for this job to be discussed, as there may be opportunities in several India locations.
The Opportunity: Data Centre Linux & HW Engineer
This role is a unique opportunity to work in some of the most cutting edge data centers in the world. ADSIPLs data centers are large-scale high-density centers where you will be working on changing the face of Cloud technology in India.
A Data Centre Linux & HW Engineer at ADSIPL 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).
There is never a dull moment as each day presents itself with different challenges. Some of the key responsibilities you will undertake are:
Problem Solving: Maintain a high level of system reliability by prioritizing and resolving trouble tickets efficiently, these include:
Escalation point and technical troubleshooter for all Systems and Network hardware problems
Deep diving into Linux server issues
XEN service virtualization troubleshooting
Technical: Troubleshoot technical issues on various platforms ranging from Systems through Networking to Power/Mechanical
Remediation of physical layer outages, both Systems & Network
Remediation or recovery of physical power issues on racks
Participate in Data Center power & cooling events
Operations: Meet 24x7 On-Call requirements and response during shift rotations.
Install & configure racks of hosts in line with internal SLAs
Triage & resolve trouble tickets for all devices in your region
Data Center point of contact for all High Severity issues
Physical replacement of server and network device parts
Ensure correct rotation of parts & spares
Help define metrics to increase our customer uptime
Enforcing Security Best Practices at ADSIPL
Interact with third party vendors & contractors
Contribute ideas to improve operational efficiency
Participate in and deliver on a number of high impact small to mid-scale projects
Participate in internal team meetings at ADSIPL for metric analysis and project status updates
Help build the worlds largest Cloud infrastructure in India
Mentoring: Share knowledge and help educate less technical staff on the best practices related to all service owner issues
Hiring: Contribute towards building a great team by getting involved in the ADSIPLs hiring process/candidate interviews
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS Basic Qualifications
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!
* This position also has a physical component requiring the ability to lift & rack equipment up to 20kg; it may require working in cramped spaces or in elevated locations while adhering to health & safety guidelines.
* This role involves covering 24x7 shift rotation
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS 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)