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Software Development Engineer, EC2 Networking

Software Development Engineer, EC2 Networking

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AWS is the fastest growing division within Amazon. Do you want to be involved in the future of cloud computing? Help us revolutionize the Cloud!

The Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) Networking team is looking for experienced software engineers who have a passion for building highly available and large-scale services. This would involve being part of the team that owns building, scaling, and maintaining high performance software to power the Amazon Virtual Private Cloud.

If you are a Software Engineer with a strong background coding under Linux and a passion for software-defined networking and distributed systems, then this is your opportunity to own major deliverables and all aspects of the development cycle: scoping, design, implementation, and testing. You will be encouraged to exercise your judgment in proactively determining and recommending the best features, designs, and support models based on business objectives, timelines, and resource constraints.

What makes this team a great place to work?
- Core EC2 Networking Team - Our services underpin the fabric of the EC2 cloud. You have the opportunity to make large impact and drive the road map for the Amazon cloud.
- Build from the Ground up - You will have the opportunity to build new cloud services from the ground up for emerging blue ocean initiatives.
- Direct Customer Contact - The Amazon way is to maintain and enhance what you build. This gives you the opportunity to work directly with customers to understand and guide their needs.
- Scale New Heights - With cloud adoption accelerating, we are challenged with fun, complex problems to think about scale and grow the service to meet ever increasing demands.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years professional experience in software development, including design, implementation, debugging, and support
  • 5+ years experience programming with languages such as C/C++, Java, Ruby, or Python with a strong base in object-oriented design and development
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations

Preferred Qualifications

  • 7+ years professional experience in software development
  • 3+ years of working with large distributed systems
  • 1+ year of MySQL or similar database experience
  • Scripting (Perl Ruby/Python/Shell script)
  • Knowledge of networking protocols such as HTTP, DNS and TCP/IP
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment

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