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Sr. Software Development Engineer - EC2 Launch Services

Sr. Software Development Engineer - EC2 Launch Services

Job ID 
588103
Company/Location (search) 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
1/8/2018
Company 
Amazon.com Services, Inc.
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) is the centerpiece the Amazon Web Services (AWS) family of cloud infrastructure services. We are starting new, exciting and immensely business impacting initiatives. Specifically, we will be building new scalable services to disruptively enhance the EC2 launch experience for all EC2 customers across various flavors, scenarios, and requirements. This is a highly visible opportunity to solve technically complex business problems and to empower customers get most out of EC2.

We are seeking customer and detail-oriented leaders to build and a grow a cohesive team of talented engineers. The successful candidate will have strong technical leadership experience, and have a proven track-record to deliver results. You have a strong software engineering background, with a passion for working with large-scale data systems. You engage with customers to understand their needs, show excellent judgement in establishing priorities, and can successfully manage implementation in an agile environment. We want to move fast and work closely together on small teams to solve big problems. Creativity, imagination, rapid execution, and strong communication skills are critical to build new and exciting products for our customers. While we want to be scrappy in the right way, long term technical vision, and continuous focus on engineering and operational excellence are essential for the success in this role.

Basic Qualifications

- 2+ years of experience technical leadership on software engineering teams
- 5+ years of software development experience in object-oriented design and coding in Java or C++ or related technologies
- Strong design, architecture, and problem solving skills
- A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
- Excellent communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

- A proven track record of working with business leaders and product managers to ship products
- Experience in leading customer facing services and products
- A deep understanding of software development in a team, and a proven track record of shipping software quickly then iterating on the experience
- Experience building distributed systems and platforms