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Software Development Engineer - AWS Elastic Block Storage

Software Development Engineer - AWS Elastic Block Storage

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Job Description

Amazon Web Services is looking for experienced engineers to help us define and build the future of cloud storage. We are working on an exciting new service in the storage and backup domain, to complement and enhance existing AWS offerings such as EBS (, S3 and Glacier (

As a member of this new service, you will work alongside outstanding engineers and leaders who obsess about performance, availability, scalability and durability of customer data. You will be developing features that solve customers' real world problems. You will be solving technical problems at a large scale, using SOA, distributed systems, big-data and data mining techniques. As a member of this new service, you will have strong ownership over the design, implementation and operation of a massive scale distributed storage system. You will have the opportunity to work closely with an agile team that ships often, and see the impact your code has on a wide range of customers from startups to enterprise companies.

The ideal candidate would possess strong analytical, design, problem solving skills and experience in building & operating high performance systems at scale. You should have experience working with other senior engineers, mentoring junior engineers, and working with senior leaders to define your team's roadmap. Experience in the storage industry is helpful but not required.

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related field, or 4+ years relevant work experience
  • Computer Science fundamentals in data structures, algorithm design, and problem solving
  • Proficiency in developing objected-oriented software, with deep experience in one or more relevant languages (Java, C++, or C#)
  • Strong system design and architecture skills. Demonstrated experience in a leading large, complex software projects.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well in a team
  • Strong customer focus, ownership, urgency and drive.
  • Experience building and operating online services and fault-tolerant distributed systems at scale
  • Graduate degree (MS/PhD) a plus.
  • Storage experience and large scale distributed systems is great to have but not a requirement.
  • 5+ years of relevant job experience

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