Sr. Software Development Engineer

US-WA-Seattle
3 months ago
Job ID
285203

Job Description

The AWS Capacity Forecasting and Planning team is responsible for growing the world's largest Cloud. We forecast customer demand, build inventory replenishment system, and drive utilization improvement for all AWS services.

What we own:
  • Building a world-class forecasting platform that scales to handle billions of time series data in real time.
  • Expanding inventory replenishment models and systems for each AWS service in the fast-growing AWS product portfolio.
  • Finding out the optimal tradeoff between AWS service availability and fleet utilization.
  • Driving fleet utilization improvement where each 1% means millions of additional free cash flow.
  • Automating tactical and strategic capacity planning tools to optimize for service availability and infrastructure cost.
What you will learn:
  • Inventory management and supply chain management for the Cloud.
  • Resource management and admission control for the Cloud.
  • The internal working of all AWS services.
  • How to build large scale distributed systems for both internal and external AWS customers.
Keywords:
Forecasting, Statistics, Machine Learning, Optimization, Inventory Management, Supply Chain Management, AWS, Cloud, Cloud Computing, EC2, S3, EBS, DynamoDB, CloudFront, Java, C++, object oriented, Java, distributed systems, high availability, scalability, concurrent

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

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering or related technical discipline
  • 7+ years of industrial experience
  • Strong object-oriented design and coding skills
  • Experience with building distributed systems at scale
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Willingness and ability to mentor junior team members
  • Strong written/verbal communication skills and ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and loose user requirements
  • Prior experience with time series analysis and forecasting
  • Knowledge of R is a plus
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