AWS identity team has been strategic to amazon from the early years. We are pioneers in areas such as identity, access management, security and providing fundamental platform capabilities to all of AWS services. AWS identity team enables our customers to control and secure the most sensitive data on the internet. At AWS we operate massively scalable, geographically-distributed systems built using commodity hardware that handle many billions of transactions a day. Our products are used by customers to solve their needs in identity management, web services security, single sign on, and much more.
With the launch of AWS SSO in December 2017, we have entered a new business space, and started a new multi-year initiative to deliver customer value. AWS SSO dramatically simplifies how customers sign into all their applications, whether on-premises or on the cloud, from any device. We are looking for talented engineers who will be responsible for owning and driving engineering design in this space focusing on enabling cloud single sign on and B2B integration. We’re looking for top talent to design, evangelize and implement state of the art solutions for never before solved problems.
This position within AWS represents a rare opportunity to get in on the ground floor within a fast growing business and help shape the technology, product and the business. A successful candidate will bring deep technical and software expertise, strong business acumen and judgment, ability to define visionary, ground breaking products, desire to have an industry wide impact and ability to work within a fast moving environment in a large company to rapidly deliver services that have a broad business impact.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field (or relevant work experience)
6+ years developing software solutions in large scale (over 10,000 users) global environments
Deep experience in at least one modern programming language such as C, C++, C# or Java and mastery of object-oriented design and programming
Understanding of web services technologies such as SOAP, REST, etc.
Flexibility, thinking on your feet, and strong problem solving skills
Demonstrable track record dealing well with ambiguity, prioritizing needs, and delivering measurable results in an agile environment
Master's degree in Computer Science or related field
Experience developing or integrating federated identity solutions using SAML, OAuth, or OpenID (Microsoft Active Directory Federation Services or similar)
Understanding of web services technologies such as SOAP, HTTP, WSDL, XSD, and REST.
Understanding of Identity Systems like LDAP and/or Active Directory
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
3+ years of working with large distributed systems