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Data Centre Linux & HW Engineer Job in Bahrain
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Experience
2 Years
Salary
0 - 0 USD
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
No
Career Level
Telecommute
No
Qualification
As Described in Job Ad
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Mar 17, 2021
Last Date
Jun 13, 2021
Location(s)

Job Description

Data Centre Linux & HW Engineer

Data Center Operations designs, installs & maintains the world’s largest Cloud Computing Infrastructure. We are looking for skilled Data Centre Linux & HW Engineer with a passion for technology to help us expand our Cloud to the next level.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) 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 every region. Also, our 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. We hope it is you!

Amazon Web Services (AWS) 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 every region. Also, our 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. We hope it is you!

At Amazon, 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 world’s most Customer Centric Company.

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. Amazon data centers are large-scale high-density centers where you will be working on changing the face of Cloud technology in the region.

A Data Centre Linux & HW 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).

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 Amazons Security Best Practices
· Interact with third party vendors & contractors
· Contribute ideas to improve operational efficiency
· Engage with Remote Hands & Eyes in EU Regional Cloudfront POPs
Project Management:
· Participate in and deliver on a number of high impact small to mid-scale projects
· Participate in team meetings for metric analysis and project status updates
· Help build the world’s largest Cloud infrastructure
· 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 Amazon hiring process/candidate interviews
** For more information on Amazon Web Services, please visit AMAZON Web Services**

Job Specification

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· 6+ years of server Operating Systems (LINUX/UNIX) experience
· 2+ years of Data Centre experience
· Server Hardware Troubleshooting experience
· Basic Network operation / support experience
· Business level proficiency in written & verbal communication skills
· Understanding of Data Center hygiene, safety, and security
· 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

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Vendor management: The role requires the candidates to work with external vendors, contractors and suppliers regularly, previous experience dealing with third parties will be beneficial, but not a mandatory requirement
· Training/mentoring: Experience of training and mentoring or experience of developing training material to support colleagues and wider team members will be beneficial

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