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Software Development Engineer

Software Development Engineer

Job ID 
499018
Company/Location (search) 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
9/18/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
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Job Description

Amazon Web Services is looking for passionate, experienced software developers to join us in building a new and exciting hot service.
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, and to gain top-notch experience in cloud computing. You'll be surrounded by people who are wickedly smart, passionate about cloud computing, and believe that world class service is critical to customer success. You will design and build the operational scalability that sustains the platform's insane growth. You will measure your success and it will be visible.
The ideal candidate will be clearly passionate about the large opportunity that AWS presents and about web services in general. This person has thrived and succeeded in delivering high quality solutions in a hyper-growth environment where priorities shift fast. If you're looking to solve challenging technical problems and create great products for customers, then we would like to talk to you.

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



Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years of software development experience in a modern programming language, such as C, C++, Java, .NET
  • 5+ years experience developing services on Linux or Windows

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, distributed systems, and asynchronous architectures
  • Strong understanding of system and application performance characteristics.
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • 7+ years professional experience in software development
  • 3+ years of working with large distributed systems
  • Ability to work well with people and be both highly motivated and motivating
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment
  • Understanding of web services technologies such as SOAP, HTTP, WSDL, XSD, and REST.
  • Understanding of Identity Systems like LDAP, Active Directory, Samba
  • Should be genuinely excited about technology, have a strong interest in learning about and playing with the latest technologies. Must be a self-starter and motivated.
  • Experience with mission critical, 24x7 systems
  • Excellent communication, sharp analytical abilities and proven design skills
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