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Sr. Software Development Engineer, AWS AmazonAI Machine Learning Platform

Sr. Software Development Engineer, AWS AmazonAI Machine Learning Platform

Job ID 
548501
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
7/12/2017

Job Description

Interested in Machine Learning, and empowering the world to do more and better machine Learning? Amazon Web Service's (AWS) Machine Learning platform team is building customer-facing services to catalyze data scientists and software engineers in their machine learning endeavors. This product is a blend of HTTP API's, low and high-level SDK's, and an AWS Console UI.


You will design, implement, test, document, and support cross-cutting services to help customers do machine learning at scale. You'll assist in gathering and analyzing business and functional requirements, and translate requirements into technical specifications for robust, scalable, supportable solutions that work well within the overall system architecture. You will serve as a key technical resource in the full development cycle, from conception to delivery and maintenance. You will produce comprehensive, usable software documentation; recommend changes in development, maintenance and system standards. You will own delivery of entire piece of the system and serve as technical lead on complex projects using best practice engineering standards, and hire/mentor junior development engineers.

We're moving fast, and this is a great team to come to to have a huge impact on AWS and the world's customers we serve!

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Equivalent experience to a Bachelor's degree based on 3 years of work experience for every 1 year of education
  • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design
  • Computer Science fundamentals in data structures
  • Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
  • 5+ years professional experience in software development
  • Proficiency in, at least, one modern programming language such as Java, Python, C++, C#, Perl

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience building 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.
  • Deep hands-on technical expertise in: large scale systems engineering; building and operating complex distributed systems
  • Experience with Machine Learning, data mining, and/or statistical analysis tools such as R and MATLAB is a plus
  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer or Electrical Engineering