Join us at Amazon Web Services (AWS) in building the foundation of global scale compute platforms in Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2).
Based out of the Amazon Development Center, Bucharest, we work on global-scale compute platforms, with special focus on trusted compute, serverless & container virtualization technologies and server fleet tooling for AWS EC2.
As part of the EC2 Instance Platforms organization, we invent, own, and drive the building blocks that are the foundation of the cloud.
We are looking for a new teammate who is enthusiastic, curious, empathic, motivated and reliable, with a good sense of ownership and a drive to innovate.
You will be joining our teams working on the high-performance virtual machine monitors, hypervisor security systems, and the system management software building blocks that power AWS.
You will participate in the full development cycle from design and implementation to deployment and operations. This is an exciting opportunity for you to create new products and services, and to innovate as part of a vibrant and fast-growing company (where each team feels like a start-up)!
1 https : / / github.com / firecracker-microvm / firecracker
2 https : / / aws.amazon.com / lambda
3 https : / / aws.amazon.com / fargate
4 https : / / firecracker-microvm.github.io
Key job responsibilities
In this role, you will work on Firecracker 1 , an open source virtualization technology that is purpose-built for creating and managing secure, multi-tenant container and function-based services that provide serverless operational models.
Firecracker is already the deployed globally as part of AWS Lambda 2 and AWS Fargate, 3 and is also integrated by 10+ teams beyond AWS as part of their platforms 4 .
Firecracker has an ambitious roadmap of continued innovation in the quickly expanding serverless container and function space - come help us make history!
A day in the life
and innovate in the area of virtualization. You will also be a maintainer of the Firecracker open source project. This position involves on-call responsibilities.
This is typically done once every 8 weeks. We strive to keep this down and ensure our systems are fault tolerant. Our team values work-life balance and respect each others time.
About the team
At Amazon, we are dedicated to making new team members feel welcome and included. We are a team that strives to grow each other through task assignments, mentorship, and trainings.
As an Amazonian, you’ll work with some of the most talented engineers in our industry. We believe in attracting, developing and retaining talent from diverse backgrounds.
We value different perspectives and looking for team players who are working effectively with teams of diverse peers.