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System Integration Engineer



Halifax, NS, Canada · Israel
Posted on Monday, June 10, 2024


AWS Utility Computing (UC) provides product innovations — from foundational services such as Amazon’s Simple Storage Service (S3) and Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), to consistently released new product innovations that continue to set AWS’s services and features apart in the industry. As a member of the UC organization, you’ll support the development and management of Compute, Database, Storage, Internet of Things (Iot), Platform, and Productivity Apps services in AWS. Within AWS UC, Amazon Dedicated Cloud (ADC) roles engage with AWS customers who require specialized security solutions for their cloud services.

Annapurna Labs, as part of AWS, is looking for an experienced HW/ SW system engineer for the Nitro cards product team ( Our products include the most advanced interfaces and technologies and widely used across AWS data centers as backbone for Nitro and other services. The candidate will serve as Integration engineer

What you will do: As a member of a product team you will own complex system integration and debugs involving HW, FW and SW components. You will deal with functional and integration aspects related to complex systems integrating several entities interacting with each other through network and/or PCIe. These will be running on Linux, Windows, and bare metal OS. You will be involved in architecture decisions, integrations, deployments and debugging related to complex systems while also providing remote and on-site support to our AWS global colleagues.
You will also provide leadership by driving the teams around you to raise the bar and deliver higher quality product on behalf of Amazon customers. This is a fast-paced, intellectually challenging position, and you will work with thought leaders in multiple areas of technology. You will set high standards for yourself and everyone you work with, and will be constantly looking for ways to improve the performance, quality, cost and reliability of products and services you own. We are changing an industry, and we want individuals who are ready for this challenge and want to reach beyond what is possible today.

Duties include:

Lead architecture/design reviews of the Nitro sub-system within a larger system (such as a cloud server), lead debug and root cause analysis of systems in the fleet & in production.
Analyze complex systems failure points and suggest design to avoid them, or mitigate inevitable ones.
Drive cross-teams tasks, and Co-work with Annapurna Labs teams and additional AWS teams to meet integration plan.
Drive and maintain training, quality documentation and collateral in order to improve Nitro Product Integration.
Define various tools (eg: PCIe interface tests) for Product Integration Testing.

Why it matters: Amazon has thousands of unique services, both big and small, which power the retail website (, Amazon Web Services, Echo, Kindle, Amazon Instant Video, and more. These services run on hardware around the world. We continually need to deploy newer, innovative, and more efficient and cost-effective hardware. Your work will be instrumental to ensure high customer satisfaction Amazon is aiming, by improving the performance and reliability of our services. Your work will affect development teams and customers around the world.

Why you will love it: You will have exposure to teams and leaders across the entire company. You will be part of a leading edge research and development team. You will see many aspects of Amazon business. You will have a direct impact on our bottom line and the ability to improve things for our developers. You will be part of a growing, fast-paced, and fun team. You will have ownership and responsibility for defining and executing processes that deliver both savings and productivity for Amazon.

To learn more about Annapurna Labs, you are welcome to watch the following videos from the recent re:Invent conference:
AWS re:Invent 2020 - Infrastructure keynote with Peter DeSantis -
AWS re:Invent 2020: Deep dive on AWS Graviton2 processor-powered EC2 instances -

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

Haifa, ISR


- B.Sc. in Electrical / Computer / SW Engineering
- 5+ years Design / Integration / HW System engineering Experience in at least one area - HW / FW / SW
- 3+ years’ experience working with systems and experience with their SW, FW and HW components
- Basic skills in scripting: Python / Bash etc.
- High communication skills
- Strong analytic and problem solving skills


- Computer architecture knowledge
- High-speed interfaces knowledge and debug capabilities- PCIe, Ethernet, DDR etc.
- Experience with server (x86 / ARM) design or architecture
- Experience with operating systems, boot loaders, networking, and remote debugging
- Ability to drive cross team and cross disciplinary activities