• Senior Software Development Engineer - AWS Elastic Block Store (EBS)

    Company/Location (search) US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 4 days ago(12/6/2018 2:58 PM)
    Job ID
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    At Amazon Web Services (AWS), we hire the best minds in technology to innovate, build and break things for the benefit of our customers. That intense focus on customers is why we are one of the world’s most beloved brands – it’s part of our company DNA.

    Are you interested in solving real world customer problems by providing durable storage "in the cloud"? Elastic Block Store (EBS) delivers high performance virtualized storage as part of Amazon Web Services.

    As a member of the EBS Data Plane you will be a part of the team that owns the core parts of the EBS storage technologies that durably persist all the data written to EBS volumes.

    We’re looking for great engineers with a passion for doing the right thing, for building the best and highest performing products and with an obsession for exceeding customer expectations.

    The ideal candidate would possess analytical, design, problem solving skills and experience in building & operating large scale systems. Your responsibilities will include working with other engineers to build high quality large scale systems and working with senior leaders to define your team's roadmap. The team is responsible for building automation frameworks, performance monitoring tools and frameworks, large scale test frameworks, automating release management, monitoring and operations, quality and qualifications including software, firmware, platform, and drives.

    If you are passionate about Object Oriented programming/design (OOP/OOD) and interested in making an impact in your coding please submit your resume for consideration.

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) combines the benefits of a startup - working in a fast-pace, innovative environment with a wide breadth of work – with the stability and infrastructure of a mature, global organization.

    It’s always Day 1 at Amazon, are you up for the challenge?

    Consult the following links to find out more about the exciting work being done in Elastic Block Store.

    What is EBS and what do we do?

    AWS blog post about larger and faster EBS volumes:

    CrowdStrike re:Invent presentation about running Cassandra on EBS:

    How Amazon Web Services Uses Formal Methods:

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
    • Knowledge of Computer Science fundamentals in data structures, algorithm design and problem solving
    • 6+ years of professional experience in software development
    • Experience developing large-scale applications using a modern object-oriented programming language such as Java, C/C++ or Python

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience with multithreaded concurrent processing
    • Experience with storage technologies including magnetic and solid-state
    • Experience developing core systems or kernel components
    • Experience operating enterprise-scale distributed systems
    • Background with scalable storage solutions
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