Senior System Engineer, Amazon Payment Services

Amazon.ae

Amman, Jordan

Posted
Ref: RP971-1445

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

DESCRIPTION
Job summary
Do you want to develop the next generation Payments products for MENA's fastest growing e-commerce company? Do you enjoy working in an entrepreneurial environment solving complex technical problems and delivering innovative solutions? If so, join us on Amazon Payment Services (aka PayFort team). We are a group of talented technical professionals that are empowered and driven to build innovative world class experiences for millions of Amazon customers. The Amazon Payment Services team is responsible to build product and technology solutions to build great payments products and experiences using various technologies to solve complex problems related to distributed systems, scalable architecture, machine learning, and algorithms.

About Amazon Payment Services, an Amazon Company:
We serve the needs of online shoppers in all Arabic speaking and surrounding countries through our trusted, secure payment network that gives everyone the opportunity to shop online safely and easily. We build trust between buyers and online sellers by enabling consumers to transact online using the payment options they prefer with complete security and peace of mind while supporting the most popular payment methods available globally. Amazon Payment Services is regional expert in payment processing technology and solutions across major markets in the GCC & Levant countries, operating in UAE, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon, Jordan and Qatar.

Key job responsibilities
In this role, you will be part of the team that’s responsible for the Cloud Services that enable payment product and features for customers in MENA region. You will be involved in the scaling, deployment and monitoring of these services as well as the design and implementation of services for new products and features. Most importantly, you will focus on the best ways to delight our customers.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
• Work with MENA Pay and Amazon teams to design, build, monitor, and secure software solutions
• Use the latest AWS technology to manage infrastructure and services in multiple AWS regions around the world.
• Developing and maintaining installation and configuration procedures, based on AWS and on-premises environment.
• Developing and maintaining automation, orchestration, and playbooks/scenarios.
• Design and implement tools for the engineering and customer service teams that create and support MENA Payment team’s current and future products
• Design and implement solutions to monitor service health, perform log analysis, and automate recovery
• Participate in architecture and code reviews to ensure best practices for design and security
• Researching and recommending innovative, and where possible, automated approaches for DevOps or other teams.

Requirements

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
• BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
• 8+ years as a DevOps Engineer, Linux System Admin, Software Developer, or Cloud Support Engineer
• 5+ years scripting experience (Python, Ruby, Shell)
• 3+ years AWS experience (EC2, S3, CloudFormation, CloudWatch, IAM, VPC, CLI)
• 2+ years automation, deployment, and infrastructure management (Ansible, Chef) and build systems
• 2+ years database experience with products such as MySQL, Redis, and DynamoDB
• 2+ years Knowledge of networking and secure/unsecure data transfer protocols. Understanding of Ethernet - TCP/IP, and the ability to debug and troubleshoot network issue
• 1+ years Docker/Container experience

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
• In-depth knowledge of TCP/IP and troubleshooting networking issues
• Experience with AWS ECS or Kubernetes
• Experience with database usage and administration
• In-depth understanding of HTTP and Service Oriented Architectures
• Experience implementing security controls and best practices

About the Company

Amazon.ae, formerly Souq.com, is an English-Arabic language e-commerce platform, owned by Amazon, Inc. It is the largest e-commerce platform in the Arab world. On March 28, 2017, Amazon.com Inc. confirmed it would be acquiring Souq.com for $580 million. On May 1, 2019, Souq.com became known as Amazon.ae.

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