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AWS Activate - Software Development Engineer

AWS Activate - Software Development Engineer

Job ID 
442284
Company/Location (search) 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
9/18/2017
Company 
Amazon Web Services, Inc.
Recruiting Team 
North American Teams - AWS

Job Description


AWS Activate Console allows Amazon Web Services to assist startups growth by assisting and supporting their adoption, implementation, and consumption of AWS Services.

AWS Activate's mission is to provide support and assistance to fledgling startups and their sponsors, so they can best maximize AWS in their business goals.

Come join the brand new AWS Activate team to build a brand new product from scratch that will give startups and their partners the insights needed to maximize AWS Services.

As a Software Development Engineer in AWS Activate, you will have the opportunity to lead the conceptualization, design, build, test and own the production application. You will work in an agile environment in which your code reaches a large number of customers in a matter of hours. You will have the opportunity to define the functionality of the new tool. You will be part of a team of engineers that will deliver the road map for this product. A successful candidate will bring deep technical expertise and passion to solve challenging problems that benefit customers.

Basic Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience in software engineering
  • Bachelor's degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, or the equivalent in demonstrable work experience or portfolio
  • Knowledge of distributed architectures and configuration as code
  • Experience with multiple of the programming language
  • Write testable code
  • Knowledge of software design patterns and data structures

Preferred Qualifications

Nice to have:
  • Experience with DynamoDB, Lambda, and SQS
  • Fluency in Python, Java, or JavaScript
  • Have built and launched new services
  • Comfortable with Linux command line including git
  • Can use JMX performance metrics to diagnose and solve performance issues
  • Active on Github or StackOverflow
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