Software Development Engineer

US-WA-Seattle
1 day ago
Job ID
493499

Job Description

Are you excited to solve world-class problem in cloud computing? Are you passionate about building and owning services with other talented software developers? Are you willing to have fun? If your answers are, "Yes, yes, and YES!", then Amazon Elastic Cloud Computing (EC2) may be your ideal workplace. EC2 is crucial for Amazon's long-term success as a technology services company. It is the future of Amazon. We are rapidly expanding our team to meet our fast growing needs.

We are looking for top engineers to join a talented, innovative team building highly available and large scale distributed systems. Your responsibilities will include:

- Designing and developing cutting edge highly reliable and scalable distributed system.
- Delivering quality features on-time and on-budget and execution against project plans and delivery commitments.
- Working with team members to manage the day-to-day development activities, participate in designs, design review, code review, and implementation.
- Engaging and working with customers and dependencies to ensure the quality delivery.
- Mentoring other engineers
- Maintaining current technical knowledge to support rapidly changing technology, always on a look out for new technologies and work with the team in bringing in new technologies.

Candidate must be able to work with a minimum of technical supervision and supplemental engineering support, while responding efficiently to multiple program priorities.

In joining our team, you'll enjoy a competitive salary, great benefits, a creative and comfortable work environment, and the exciting opportunity to be part of a fast-paced and growing technology company.

For more information on Amazon Web Services please visit: http://aws.amazon.com or email seattletechjobs@amazon.com

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years software development experience
  • Strong coding skills in at least one of the following OO languages: Java, C++, C#, Ruby, preferably on a Linux/Unix platform.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Multi-threaded programming.
  • Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, operating systems, and/or distributed systems.
  • Experience with Linux.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong analytical skills with excellent problem solving abilities.
  • Experience in delivering large-scale distributed systems.
  • Experience with Agile, OO modeling, web services, UNIX, middleware and databases.
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development lifecycle, 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.
  • Experience translating design mockups and prototypes into working application designs.
  • Excellent leadership, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work well with people and be both highly motivated and motivating.

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