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Software Development Engineer - Infrastructure Systems Team

Software Development Engineer - Infrastructure Systems Team

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Job Description is looking for best-in-class Software Development Engineers to develop tools for one of the worlds largest systems infrastructure. In Amazon Web Services (, our goal is to become “The Infrastructure Platform” to the world. Our customers expect the highest quality and reliability for their services. As we expand at a tremendous rate it is our responsibility to exceed these expectations by driving innovative ways to automate and scale our services and data centers. Expect talented, motivated, intense, and interesting co-workers, must be willing to relocate to the Seattle area, we will help cover moving costs, your compensation will include meaningful equity ownership, growth, and the opportunity to build things that can potentially change the world.

As a Software Development Engineer working within AWS Infrastructure you will:
  • Develop tools and services to automate data center operations
  • Have end to end ownership of projects
  • Work closely with our internal customers
  • Drive operational excellence

Our ideal candidate is highly autonomous, possesses strong written and verbal communication skills, adapts quickly to new technologies, and has high career growth potential. There's ample opportunity, we want you to take advantage of it! The desire and ability to work in a fast paced, collaborative environment is essential.

Work hard, have fun, make history!

Basic Qualifications

- 3+ years of experience in the job offered or related occupations of Software Development Engineer
- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer or Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field

Preferred Qualifications

- Previous experience in which high levels of initiative, judgment, and tact have been demonstrated
- Proven ability to operate in extreme high pressure situations to successfully handle multiple competing priorities
- Familiarity with scripting languages such as Perl, PHP, Ruby, or Unix shell scripting
- Possess a high level of discipline, flexibility and professionalism
- Experience in Agile/Scrum framework/methodologies
- Ability to work in fast-paced environment
- Experience in designing and implementing scalable, reliable, distributed software systems using Objected Oriented design in Java, C++, or similar programming languages
- Experience must also involve distributed system performance analysis and optimization

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