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Software Dev Engineer III
Ref No.: 18-06612
Location: Seattle, Washington

Required skills
- 5+ years experience in Software development and Linux Operating System Development and Engineering field or similar
- 3+ years proficiency in scripting languages (JAVA, Python or other)
- Understanding of Linux authentication mechanisms (Kerberos, SSH, SU, certificates)
- Communication skills with the ability to engage remote teams and work with engineers and management
- Ability to collect data and draw analysis conclusions from it using Excel and other reporting tools
- Ability to break down complex problems into corrective actions
- Ability to asses technical risk
- Basic Understanding of a Software Stack Architecture
preferred skills
  • Experience in networking and network management
  • Familiarity with Software Architecture best practices
  • Experience with maintaining highly distributed software systems
  • Able to work autonomously, prioritize and drive delivery
  • Exposure to databases and able to write SQL queriesJob Description: services to be performed

    The work we would like the system engineers to perform is:
    1) Handle all auto-ticketed or manually-cut tickets/pages for which the NDS team has a set runbook in place
    2) Build new system automation around our services and pipelines towards complete ZT (Zero Touch) region builds
    3) Rearrange, split (when shared among services), reconfigure and maintain (monitor and scale) our hostclasses and fleet until we reach ZT
    4) Build new regions based on given runbooks until we reach ZT and Implement LPT for all global services
    5) Implement security measures and other tasks to address all security, availability and best practices requirements as described both by Client's Policy Engine ( as well as our own internal NSA team's best practices for fleet management
    6) Reduce our fleet footprint by helping the team move services to run on Native AWS