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Software Development Engineer

Software Development Engineer

Job ID 
608999
Location 
US-VA-Herndon
Posted Date 
1/10/2018

Job Description

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world leader in providing a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers hundreds of thousands of businesses in 190 countries around the world!

Passionate about building, owning and operating massively scalable systems? Want to make a billion-dollar impact? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you.

The Team: We're an agile, independent team working to build a brand new AWS product. We need developers who are capable of breaking down and solving complex problems. This team will have the opportunity to work on highly visible projects that directly impact hundreds of other teams at Amazon.

Developers at Amazon work on real world problems on a global scale, own their systems end-to-end, and influence the direction of our technology that impacts hundreds of millions customers around the world. Join a team of super smart, customer obsessed developers that think big and have fun.

Basic Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
  • 0-2+ years professional experience in software development and delivery
  • Advanced proficiency in at least one of the following programming languages: Ruby, Python, Perl, JavaScript or Java
  • Strong Computer Science fundamentals in data structures, algorithm design and problem solving
  • Track record for being detail-oriented and demonstrated ability to self-motivate and follow-through on projects
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience building new products and services from the ground up.
  • Experience with Java, Ruby, and/or Python
  • Experience with AWS technologies
  • Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions
  • Deal well with ambiguous/undefined problems; ability to think abstractly
  • Ability to synthesize requirements underlying feature requests, recommend alternative technical and business approaches, and facilitate engineering efforts to meet aggressive timelines
  • Maturity, judgment, negotiation/influence skills, analytical skills, and leadership skills

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