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Senior Software Development Engineer

at Amazon

Posted: 9/1/2019
Job Reference #: 712141
Keywords: technical

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  • LocationUS-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date8 months ago(1/29/2019 12:12 PM)
    Job ID
    712141
    Company
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
    Position Category
    Software Development
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Amazon Web Services is a fast-growing business within Amazon that provides cost effective easy to use cloud computing resources to business of all sizes around the world. With AWS, you can requisition compute power, storage, databases, and many other services – paying as you go for only the resources you need.
    Are you interested in working on products, and solving world-class problems that are disrupting the cloud-computing industry? Does solving hard technical challenges at extreme scale appeal to you? Do you like working on products that are providing real value to AWS customers? If so, please join us in Amazon EC2 as we are growing our product teams quite rapidly and are calling out for the best software developers in the industry!
    We at EC2 Fleet Lifecycle Management (FLM) family are responsible for writing software for perfecting capacity elasticity science, delivering the best possible instance lifecycle experience considering optimum hardware and software configurations, managing our ever-growing multi-billion-dollar in-fleet hardware for most optimum utilization, and expanding AWS footprint in many new regions every quarter.

    We’re therefore looking for most talented and innovative software engineers at many levels, who are leaders by nature, and passionate about building most innovative products for the leading cloud provider in human history. Your responsibilities will include:
    • Taking ownership of problems, designing and developing highly reliable and scalable distributed systems to solve problems progressively, iteratively, and timely
    • Taking technical ownership of products, contributing to product capabilities and knowledgebase so can enable and sustain rapid product delivery at scale; you must be able to work with minimum technical supervision and supplemental engineering support, while responding efficiently to multiple program priorities
    • Working in full harmony with your team members to manage product iterations and day-to-day development activities, be a mentor for other engineers, and participate in designs, design reviews, code reviews, and full delivery of product releases

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent work experience
    • 7+ years professional experience in software development

    Preferred Qualifications


    • strong knowledge of Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
    • Knowledge of, at least, one modern programming language such as C, C++, C#, Java, Ruby or Perl

    • Experience developing complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
    • 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

    • Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project
    • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs
    • Experiencing mentoring junior software development engineers and driving engineering excellence
    • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
    • Preference 7-13 years experience
    • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role

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