Amazon Web Services

Network Development Engineer, DCNE

Posted 04 March 2024
Job type Permanent

Company's Benefits

  • Flexible Working Arrangements

    Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Equal Pay Initiatives

    Equal Pay Initiatives

  • Mentorship Program

    Mentorship Program

  • Leadership Development Program

    Leadership Development Program

  • Paid Parental Leave

    Paid Parental Leave

  • Return to Work Policy

    Return to Work Policy

  • Breastfeeding Rooms

    Breastfeeding Rooms

  • Sponsorship Program

    Sponsorship Program

  • Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

    Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

  • Internal Women's Networking Group

    Internal Women's Networking Group

Job Description


Amazon is looking to hire highly motivated Network Engineers to help design, deploy and automate one of the worlds largest and most complex networks. With Amazon Web Services, our goal is to become “The Infrastructure Platform“ to the world and our customers demand the highest quality and reliability for their services. We are expanding at a tremendous rate and our goal is to design, deploy and automate network delivery while maintaining the highest reliability for our customers. Our teams scale the existing network, design new topologies, deploy these topologies and also automate activities where possible.
As a Network Development Engineer working within Amazon Infrastructure you will:
* Deploy network infrastructure across all of our network fabrics that supports the Amazon Retail Service, Kindle, Payments and multiple AWS services
* Design, deploy, and scale our network across multiple global datacenters (including existing and new locations)
* Create and automate deployment processes that increase quality and velocity
* Collaborate with our internal customers on designs/solutions and bring them from concept to production
* Develop and update our network standards and ensure that the network is deployed to these standards
* Create and implement changes on the live network
* Work closely with our software teams in defining the tools that allow us to scale at unprecedented volume
* Create and review documentation regarding new standard operating procedures and process improvement
* Work with data sets related to DC and networking infrastructure, network utilisation, traffic demands and forecasts
* Developing metrics related to health, availability and cost of the network in AWS regions
* Determine what the best network topologies and designs are to minimize cost and latency while ensuring high availability, security and performance, using simulation and optimization tools
* Automate all aspects of extending and scaling our networks, including planning
* The successful candidate is highly autonomous, possesses strong written and verbal communication skills, strong project management and time management skills and has a successful track record of designing simple, scalable solutions and troubleshooting complex network problems and delivering innovative solutions. The desire and ability to work in a fast paced, collaborative environment is essential.
We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations: Sydney, NSW, Australia

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

Sydney, NSW, AUS


* 2+ years of major internet routing protocols experience through network layers 1-4
* 1+ years of working in a Linux/Unix environment experience
* Experience planning and deploying high capacity optical systems
* Experience analysing datasets e.g. using SQL, R, Python and providing valuable insights
* 1+ years of automation scripting using Python, Bash, Shell and/or Perl experience
* Lead improvements in existing processes and identify opportunities to enhance or develop new processes
* Experience working in a highly available network and highly operationally aware


* Enhance existing automations tools and identify solutions to complex network deployment problems at scale
* System Design experience with ability to work and innovate on proof of concepts which can be developed with software teams into production ready systems
* Experience with simulating and modelling network traffic demands/forecasts along with network failure modelling and resiliency planning.
* Experience with optimisation methods and software, constraint modelling.
* Publish simple and concise High/Low level designs which will maintain a healthy and highly redundant network.