• Software Development Engineer

    Company/Location (search) US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/28/2018 12:52 PM)
    Job ID
    741828
    Company
    Amazon Web Services, Inc.
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Each day, hundreds of thousands of customers use Amazon Web Services (AWS) to enable innovative applications, websites, and businesses. The billing systems of AWS process trillions of events each month to continuously refresh billing console data and provide monthly bills for customers. We are looking for talented software engineers to build the world's most powerful billing platform, in terms of accuracy, security, scale, and features.

    In this role you will:
    • Write high-quality, efficient, testable code in Java and other object-oriented languages.
    • Build highly available, secure, distributed systems in a microservices architecture.
    • Collaborate with some of the best engineers in the industry to work on some of the most complex challenges in large-scale computing.
    • Find out what it takes to engineer systems for "Amazon Scale".
    • Own and operate the systems that you build based on real-time customer data and demanding service-level agreements.
    • Contribute to planning, design, implementation, testing, operations, and process improvement as a member of a Scrum team.

    Basic Qualifications

    • 5+ years of software development experience.
    • Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Computer Science or a related discipline.
    • Strong debugging, troubleshooting, and problem solving skills.
    • Proficiency with object-oriented design, data structures, and algorithms.
    • Proficiency with modern object-oriented programming languages such as Java, Ruby, C#, C++, preferably on a UNIX or Linux platform.




    Preferred Qualifications

    • Deal well with ambiguous/undefined problems; ability to think abstractly.
    • Experience building extremely high volume and highly scalable web services.
    • Experience building highly available systems and operating 24x7 services.
    • Experience with distributed systems, consistent hashing, distributed locking, replication, and load balancing.
    • Master’s degree or PhD in Computer Science.
    • Working knowledge of relational and NoSQL databases.
    • Ability to take a project from requirements analysis through to launch and operation of the system in production.

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