• Software Development Engineer

    Company/Location (search) US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 4 days ago(6/15/2018 6:16 AM)
    Job ID
    678618
    Company
    Amazon Web Services, Inc.
  • Job Description

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a dynamic and rapidly growing business within Amazon, with millions of active customers around the world. We maintain a rapid pace of innovation by treating each team like its own startup inside AWS, directly accountable for their customers’ satisfaction, service innovations, ambitious growth, and meeting revenue goals. The AWS Signup team is looking for a passionate, talented and technically skilled engineer to help build new systems & services for secure and continuous access to all AWS services.


    In this role, you will have a strong focus on optimizing the experience of AWS account creation , as well as driving innovation in the technology that supports these systems . You will have an opportunity to design and build solutions that allow both customers and enterprises to interact with AWS consoles and services seamlessly, by leveraging all the modern identity standards.

    A successful candidate will need to be creative, responsible, and curious while working with others to move quickly in turning code into customer solutions. This role will allow you to relish the opportunity to dig into challenging operational issues, fix them permanently while taking the learning back as you design the next iteration.

    Basic Qualifications

    • 5+ years professional experience in commercial or web-scale system software development and delivery
    • Proficiency in a modern programming language such as C#, Java, or Python, and understanding of operating system fundamentals (Linux or Windows)
    • Understanding of scalable computing systems, software architecture, data structures, and algorithms
    • Knowledge of network, distributed, asynchronous, and concurrent programming
    • Knowledge of professional software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle
    • Proven ability to work in a fast paced, agile and in an ownership and results oriented culture.
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills, Strong analytical skills, with excellent problem solving abilities

    Preferred Qualifications

    • MS in Computer Science or equivalent
    • Experience building and operating scalable infrastructure software or distributed systems
    • Experience developing storage software with knowledge of storage protocols and file system architecture
    • Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment
    • 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
    • Architecture skills, knowledge of design patterns, and strong fundamentals
    • Clear, professional communication skills able to contribute to team discussions, knowing when to contribute, when to listen, and when to ask questions

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

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