Kindle has changed the way books are published, sold, and read across the globe. Independent authors are now able to publish and sell direct to readers through Kindle and print-on-demand offerings enabling them to reach audiences never before available.
Kindle readers are able to download any book in any language in sixty seconds. Come be a part of changing the way the world reads.
Amazon is looking for talented and enthusiastic support engineers to join the Kindle Content Organization. The Kindle Support Engineering team is responsible for providing accurate and timely royalty calculations and accounting entries for all Kindle and print-on-demand book sales.
Publishers and authors of all shapes and sizes rely on Amazon to correctly account for all book sales so that they are paid correctly.
The Amazon Kindle Support Engineering team provides tier 2&3 services production support and is also responsible for providing multifaceted services to the Kindle digital product family of development teams and working with production operations teams for software product release coordination and deployment.
This job requires you to hit the ground running and your ability to learn quickly and work on disparate and overlapping tasks that will define your success.
Some of the key job functions :
Provide support of incoming tickets, including extensive troubleshooting tasks, with responsibilities covering multiple products, features and services
Work on operations and maintenance driven coding projects, primarily in Python, Perl, or shell scripts, web technologies, with the potential for Java based projects
Software deployment support in staging and production environments
Develop tools to aid operations and maintenance
System and Support status reporting
Ownership of one or more Digital products or components
Customer notification and workflow coordination and follow-up to maintain service level agreements
Work with support team for handing-off or taking over active support issues and creating a team specific knowledge base and skill set
2+ years of development or technical support experience
Experience troubleshooting and debugging technical systems
Experience in Unix
Experience scripting in modern program languages
B.E or B.Tech in Computer Science or equivalent combination of technical education and work experience
Strong knowledge of programming, Operating System and Data structures concepts
Ability to understand technical specifications, distributed systems architecture and ability to deep dive on service / application logs.
Comfortable communicating cross-functionally and across management levels in formal and informal settings
Strong organizational skills and ability to deep dive to understand root cause of the issues
Shows creativity and initiative to improve self-service tools and effectiveness.
Knowledge of Python, Perl, or other scripting language is a plus