• Sr. Software Development Engineer, AWS Professional Services

    Location US-VA-Herndon
    Posted Date 5 months ago(12/7/2017 9:11 AM)
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  • Job Description

    The AWS Global Professional Services Security, Risk, and Compliance team works with our largest enterprise customers to operationalize the shared responsibility model as they migrate to the cloud. We are looking for super-smart Sr. Software Developers to join us and help us continue to raise the security bar for cloud computing. You should be somebody who enjoys working on complex system software, is customer-centric, and feels strongly not only about building good software but about making that software achieve its goals in operational reality.

    The ideal candidate is passionate about solving security hurdles in innovative ways. This person thrives and succeeds in delivering high quality technology products/services in a hyper-growth environment where priorities shift fast. The ideal candidate has broad and deep technical knowledge, typically ranging from front-end UI's through to back-end systems and all points in between. This person should have an understanding of OO design and implementation experience, strong knowledge of web protocols, and an in-depth knowledge of Linux/Unix tools and architecture. Experience with web-based applications and/or web services-based applications, especially at massive scale and in a DevOps environment, are very applicable and helpful.

    • Recognize and adopt best practices in software engineering: design, testing, version control, documentation, build, deployment, monitoring and operations
    • Write high quality code that is robust and easy to maintain
    • Build flexible systems choosing simple, straightforward solutions over more complex ones
    • Possess self-drive to keep moving things forward even in the face of ambiguity and imperfect knowledge (avoid “analysis paralysis”)
    • Encourage and support knowledge-sharing within team and external groups
    • Communicate clearly both verbally and in writing, within team and external groups
    • Actively participate in hiring and mentoring the very best

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field, minimum of five years software development experience
    • Alternatively (no degree) minimum of seven years of professional software development experience
    • Demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, product, and technical challenges
    • Working knowledge of cloud computing technologies and workload transition challenges
    • Implementation experience with enterprise security controls or governance, risk, and compliance software packages
    • Experience supporting security engineering, operations, or systems integration

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Proficiency developing in a modern programming language, such as C++, Java, C#, Python, or Ruby
    • Effective verbal and written communication skills
    • Proficiency in design and analysis of algorithms and data structures
    • Proficiency in the DevOps style of software deployment
    • Proficiency in driving a security focused software development lifecycle
    • Experience writing security or compliance software
    For more information on Amazon Web Services please visit: http://aws.amazon.com/

    For more information about AWS Security and Compliance, please visit http://aws.amazon.com/security

    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer-Minority/Female/Disability/Vet

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