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Kernel/Hypervisor Engineer

Job ID: 1410997 | Amazon Development Center DEU

DESCRIPTION



EC2 Accelerated Nitro As an organization, we believe in making a big difference in people’s lives. We do so by building ground technology that enables innovation to solve complex challenges. We engineer pioneering virtualization software that serves as the foundation to driving innovation efficiently, and nimbly. We influence the different layers of the stack, while attentively listening to customer input.

EC2 Accelerated Nitro is the organization that drives the engineering parts of the EC2 Accelerated Computing business, and that crafts and releases the hypervisors that power the EC2 Nitro fleet. We build highly operable quiescent software that provides near bare metal performance to EC2 instances. We also integrate hardware accelerators (GPUs, FPGAs, etc.) into the EC2 instance families to support advanced workloads, such as machine learning, high performance computing, inference or graphics processing.

EC2 Accelerated Nitro is looking for a Software Development Engineer to work on the system software at the core of EC2, the AWS service that provides secure, resizable compute capacity in the cloud. You will have the chance to make a significant impact on our systems, our business and, most importantly, our customers.


With good software engineering knowledge, and interest to grow in the virtualization space, you will partner up with expert engineers of the field, and make a real difference in the world, building solutions to challenging problems that affect millions of people.

Work/Life Harmony
Our team gives high value to work-life harmony. Due to Covid-19, our team currently works from home and ensure that core working hours stays within 10.00AM to 6.00PM.
Mentorship and Career Growth
Our team is dedicated to supporting new team members. Experienced and senior members enjoys mentorship and knowledge sharing so that new members are on-boarded soon.
We takes care of employee career growth by taking care of project and task assignment based on interest and skill. We ensure that all the engineers get equal opportunities and solve complex problems of future.
On-Call Responsibility
This position involves On-call responsibility. We work as a team to root-cause the issues and ensure our systems are resilient and fault-tolerant.
Inclusive Team Culture
We believe in attracting, developing and retaining talent from diverse backgrounds. We value different perspectives and looking for team players who are enthusiastic, empathetic, curious, motivated and works effectively with team of diverse peers.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· BS in Computer Science or related discipline, or equivalent work experience
· 2+ years of experience working on the kernel or virtualization space
· Good in C programming with direct experience with either Linux/Windows kernel or a production hypervisor development
· Demonstrated experience growing other engineers

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS



· MSc / PhD in Computer Science or related discipline, or equivalent work experience
· Demonstrated experience in end-to-end ownership of a product or service, both pre-launch and while on-service
· Experience in CPU scheduling, memory management or PCI subsystem
· Experience debugging complex kernel-hardware interactions.


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