Support engineer, Washington-Seattle, Amazon.com
Supporting platform infrastructure and systems architecture, including operating systems, hardware/storage configurations, and performance tuning using Linux, system calls, memory management, and program debugging.
Why so bad?
Sysadmin work is the new "tech ghetto," we hear. Also, Amazon's workspace is its own special hell, one employee tells us:
At least 60% of the developers work in concrete or drywall boxes without even line of site to a window. Amazon's offices are depressing; oppressively low ceilings.