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Amazon Software Development Engineer in EC2 Accelerated Platforms, EC2 Accelerated Nitro in Berlin, Germany

Description

Did the GenAI revolution sweep you off your feet? Are you excited about the cloud infrastructure where Deep Learning models are trained? Are you an avid software builder motivated to work on the bleeding edge of cloud technologies? EC2 Accelerated Platforms may have the dream job for you!

In EC2 Accelerated Platforms we own the GPU-based instance families such as the iconic P5 and the home-brewed TRN1. Our daily work includes operating existing accelerated platforms, and designing their next generations. As part of the EC2 Accelerated Platforms team you will grow your system-level development skills, learn how to build custom software for the new generations of GPU-based EC2 instance families and how to optimize existing ones, and sharpen your problem solving skills during troubleshooting of ops incidents that can cause a customer or business impact.

EC2 Accelerated Platforms is a part of AWS Utility Computing (UC) which provides product innovations — from foundational services such as Amazon’s Simple Storage Service (S3) and Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), to consistently released new product innovations that continue to set AWS’s services and features apart in the industry. As a member of the UC organization, you’ll support the development and management of Compute, Database, Storage, Internet of Things (Iot), Platform, and Productivity Apps services in AWS. Within AWS UC, Amazon Dedicated Cloud (ADC) roles engage with AWS customers who require specialized security solutions for their cloud services.EC2 is looking for an experienced Kernel & Hypervisor Engineer for one of our virtualization organizations. As part of the team, you will be given the chance to have a significant impact on our systems, our business and most importantly our customers, working in diverse work environment with a flexible schedule. You will be building the lowest layer of the Amazon Web Services software stack, engineering new EC2 instance families and developing the EC2 Nitro Hypervisor for AWS. You will have the opportunity to innovate, make new engineering proposals, and explore new areas.

For more information please feel free to visit https://aws.amazon.com/ec2/nitro/

Utility Computing (UC)

AWS Utility Computing (UC) provides product innovations — from foundational services such as Amazon’s Simple Storage Service (S3) and Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), to consistently released new product innovations that continue to set AWS’s services and features apart in the industry. As a member of the UC organization, you’ll support the development and management of Compute, Database, Storage, Internet of Things (Iot), Platform, and Productivity Apps services in AWS. Within AWS UC, Amazon Dedicated Cloud (ADC) roles engage with AWS customers who require specialized security solutions for their cloud services.

Key job responsibilities

  • End-to-end ownership of accelerated EC2 instance family lifecycle: design, build, rollout, optimize, and operate GPU-based EC2 instance families

  • Develop new solutions across the virtualization software stack and automate infrastructure flows, including design, coding, testing, and deployment.

  • Drive operational excellence by troubleshooting customer/business impacting incidents and delivering long-term fixes

  • Contribute to the technological roadmap of your team.

  • Collaborate with other EC2 teams like hardware, nitro hypervisor, software and firmware groups across the globe, driving innovative solutions.

A day in the life

  • Develop software components for the upcoming generation of accelerated EC2 instance families

  • Enhance the automation used in ensuring high quality delivery and operational excellence

  • Contribute to the design of new generations of accelerated EC2 instance families

  • Improve the customer experience by tweaking and optimizing the existing generations of accelerated EC2 instance families

About the team

EC2 Accelerated Nitro has a two-fold mission:

  • Leave no customer workload on-premises by engineering new EC2 instance families with hardware acceleration devices.

  • Build the most feature-rich virtualization technology in the cloud.

About AWS

Diverse Experiences

AWS values diverse experiences. Even if you do not meet all of the qualifications and skills listed in the job description, we encourage candidates to apply. If your career is just starting, hasn’t followed a traditional path, or includes alternative experiences, don’t let it stop you from applying.

Why AWS?

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform. We pioneered cloud computing and never stopped innovating — that’s why customers from the most successful startups to Global 500 companies trust our robust suite of products and services to power their businesses.

Inclusive Team Culture

Here at AWS, it’s in our nature to learn and be curious. Our employee-led affinity groups foster a culture of inclusion that empower us to be proud of our differences. Ongoing events and learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences, inspire us to never stop embracing our uniqueness.

Mentorship & Career Growth

We’re continuously raising our performance bar as we strive to become Earth’s Best Employer. That’s why you’ll find endless knowledge-sharing, mentorship and other career-advancing resources here to help you develop into a better-rounded professional.

Work/Life Balance

We value work-life harmony. Achieving success at work should never come at the expense of sacrifices at home, which is why flexible work hours and arrangements are part of our culture. When we feel supported in the workplace and at home, there’s nothing we can’t achieve in the cloud.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Berlin, BE, DEU

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, software engineering, or equivalent

  • 2+ years of experience in C/C++ software development

  • 2+ years of experience with low-level h/w interaction

Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding of OS internals and familiarity with working in the kernel space

  • Ability to troubleshoot system-level software

  • Proficient in operational excellence and best practices

Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. Protecting your privacy and the security of your data is a longstanding top priority for Amazon. Please consult our Privacy Notice (https://www.amazon.jobs/en/privacy_page) to know more about how we collect, use and transfer the personal data of our candidates.

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