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Amazon Web Services-Software Engineer-New Development!-Cambridge, MA

Amazon Web Services-Software Engineer-New Development!-Cambridge, MA

Job ID 
537564
Company/Location (search) 
US-MA-Cambridge
Posted Date 
6/26/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

We are building a brand new service within the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Development Center located in Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA and are seeking a talented and passionate Software Development Engineer.

As a Software Engineer in this office, you will design and build a new service that will help large enterprise companies migrate their computing to AWS. Delivering a reliable and high-performance service at AWS scale requires engineers with extraordinary technical expertise and boundless creativity. At Amazon, we also expect engineers like you to interact with customers, to understand our business goals, and to innovate rapidly, delivering high-quality and ground-breaking functionality.

What does it take to thrive as a developer at AWS? You need to be creative, responsible, and curious while working with others to move quickly in turning code into customer solutions. You’re excited about rolling up your sleeves, implementing big ideas, and learning from those around you. You want the opportunity to grow your technical and professional skills while helping AWS grow. You relish the opportunity to dig into challenging operational issues and to help customers build the next generation of web applications. You’re somebody who knows how to be both productive and have fun with others.

Basic Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • BS degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
  • 5+ years professional experience in commercial or web-scale system software development and delivery
  • Proficiency in a modern programming language such as C, C++, C#, Java, or Python
  • Understanding of scalable computing systems, software architecture, data structures, and algorithms
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills, with excellent problem solving abilities

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience building and operating scalable infrastructure software or distributed systems
  • Understanding of storage performance challenges and their solutions
  • Experience with big data solutions
  • Knowledge of Machine Learning fundamentals
  • Experience in Agile/SCRUM enterprise-scale software development
  • Familiar with building secure software using modern security principles
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment.
For more information on Amazon Web Services please visit: http://aws.amazon.com/

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