Sr. Kernel/Hypervisor Engineer

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Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) is looking for a Sr. Linux Kernel Engineers to join the EC2 Instance Platforms Team. EC2 redefines the fundamental economics of large scale computing. We constantly push boundaries to offer our customers the most innovative, cost-effective compute products.

What is Amazon EC2?

If you are passionate about developing software, and you want to build solutions to challenging problems that directly used by millions of people, there may be no better place than Amazon for you to impact the world!

We are looking for a Senior Linux Kernel Developer to work on the lowest layer of Amazon EC2 software stack, touching the Linux kernel, the Hypervisor subsystems in the kernel, and interesting bare metal workloads.You will develop, maintain and keep secure the foundational components of Amazon EC2. You will monitor live operation metrics to ensure that we are delivering the best experience to our customers at any time.

Our team gives high value to work-life harmony. Due to Covid-19, our team currently works largely from home and ensures that core working hours remain friendly to family and social life. Our team is dedicated to supporting new team members. Experienced and senior members enjoy mentorship and knowledge sharing so that new members are on-boarded soon.
We take 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.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..

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.

Below are the teams with in EC2 who are hiring, Below are the links to Job description

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· BS in Computer Science or related discipline, or equivalent work experience
· Programming experience in C, evidenced by writing Linux Kernel code

Proficiency in the German language is not required for this position.


· Capability to recognize and support technical talent, mentor other engineers, and making the team great
· Ability to design software solutions to engineering challenges
· Experience in virtualization (Xen, KVM) technology
· Experience in leading efforts to improve software quality, such as code review, static code analysis, CI/CD, automated testing

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