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TEKsystems Systems Development Engineer in Seattle, Washington


If you like solving hard problems and developing solutions that are highly scalable and high performing, that require minimal long term sustaining and development support, then you may be the pioneer we're looking for! Our client is looking for a customer focused, detail oriented, experienced Systems Development Engineer to join our Product Integration team. This team is responsible for all global core services and infrastructure within the Operations Technology space. Our systems support over 100,000 employees and hundreds of thousands of IP enabled devices. The position will be based in Nashville, TN.

You'll be part of a world-class team in a fast-paced environment that has the entrepreneurial feel of a start-up. This is an opportunity to operate and engineer systems on a massive scale. You'll be surrounded by people who are wickedly smart and believe that world class service is critical to customer happiness.

This is a technical leadership position. Technicians and engineers worldwide will look to you for mentorship, guidance and solutions to complex problems. Your peers will be systems, network and software engineers working to make the technology that supports our Fulfillment Centers and Transportation sites simple and efficient. In this role you will have the opportunity to design solutions to business problems that are truly unique to the client. We value performance, simplicity, and scalability in our designs. In our day-to-day work we focus on automation of complex tasks to allow our business to scale with customer demand.

As a Systems Development Engineer you will work with a wide variety of technologies and projects that range from third party enterprise solutions to open source and proprietary inventions to solve for the business needs. The ability to build productive relationships with colleagues at remote sites around the world will make you successful in this role as will patience and a sense of humor. You can expect to constantly learn new things and expand your knowledge to meet varying business demands. You will occasionally travel to Fulfillment Centers in the US, Asia and Europe.


Python, Coding, linux, networking protocols, systems

Top Skills Details:

These positions will sit in Nashville, TN

  • Object oriented programming, actively writing software applications using Python (or similar languages)

  • Administration experience with Linux systems & upgrades

  • Networking protocols (any type)

    Additional Skills & Qualifications:

    W2 candidates only, MUST be willing to relocate to Nashville by mid-July


Needs some coding experience - will coding less than 30% of the day

· 5+ years coding in Java, Ruby, Python or other DevOps oriented languages (Java & Python in their environment)

· Knowledge of OS distribution and release management fundamentals

· Knowledge of Linux System Administration

· Knowledge of Networking protocols

· Professional software engineering best practices for full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing and operations


· Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science

· Strong analytical skills with demonstrated problem solving ability

· Eager to learn, enjoy a fast-paced environment

· Driven to provide the best customer experience via technology

· Vendor management experience

· Ability to drive innovation

· Experience using Amazon Web Services

· Python application development experience

· Excellent written and oral communication skills

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

Gaps: Our client needs more talented developers that ideally started out in systems admin space ( heavy linux). They recently need to have moved into a development or devops type of role. This resource will help build the services and need to have knowledge to plug into services - python development building API's - UI/UX (not primary focus, but a plus)

o IDEAL background : history of linux whose moved into python - Have to be able to code in order to automate everything they are doing

About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.