• Software Development

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 5 months ago(2/6/2018 1:45 PM)
    Job ID
    619157
  • Job Description

    Amazon Web Service Infrastructure team needs an experienced Senior Software Engineer to innovate in optimizing utilization of data center capacity, mathematically forecasting scaling needs, and building tools that enable us to effectively and efficiently manage data center capacity. This is a high visibility role with the opportunity to positively impact our most-critical systems and their customers. You will be at the forefront of cloud technologies with interactions across the full breadth of AWS services. You will be building intelligent software that automates infrastructure operations and provides recommendations to our customers who are hungry for deep insights into cost optimization, performance and security. This means you will become an expert who works with a variety of teams to understand how all the AWS services come together. You will be surrounded by people that are smart and passionate about cloud computing and solving customer problems. If you think you are the one we are looking for, we would love to talk to you.

    As a Senior Software Engineer for Infrastructure you will be building and operating systems that enable us to drive Amazon web services, operate Amazon Infrastructure, and provide an interface for customers (both internal and external) to consume infrastructure directly without human intervention. You will have the opportunity to leverage Amazon Web Services and a wide variety of technologies and frameworks. We're building services using one or more general purpose programming languages.

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a dynamic, growing business unit within Amazon.com. Since early 2006, Amazon Web Services has provided companies of all sizes with an infrastructure platform in the cloud. Using AWS, companies can requisition compute power, storage, and other services – gaining access to a global computing infrastructure that is the backbone of Amazon.com’s multi-billion dollar retail business. The team at AWS is committed to providing developers and their companies with tools and services to be successful.

    To succeed in this role, you must be passionate about delivering high-quality designs and components. You must be creative in solving hard problems in the Infrastructure space and unafraid to think out-of-the-box.

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

    Basic Qualifications

    • Strong and extensive experience with design principles (patterns, cohesion/coupling, S.O.L.I.D.)
    • Experience on solving complex architecture and business problems
    • Experience building high-performance, highly-available, highly scalable and large distributed systems
    • Strong technical leadership skills
    • You learn new systems very quickly, and can design and implement code changes on systems you’ve never used before
    • You have worked with Linux or Windows, and you know what it takes to deploy software on both
    • You have experience in troubleshooting and resolving issues through the entire stack
    • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in computer science or a related field
    • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
    • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Strong customer focus
    • 8+ years of experience developing software & systems for medium to large business environments
    • Strong experience with one or more general purpose programming languages including but not limited to: Java, C/C++, Scala, Ruby, Python, JavaScript, or Go
    • At least 5+ year’s hands-on experience with one or more of the programming languages
    • Strong background and experience with OOD (Object Oriented Design), data structures and algorithms
    • Experience and worked with Services Oriented Architecture and RESTful services development
    • Experience with writing clean and maintainable code using engineering best practices (writing clean code, unit testing, continuous integration and deployment, automation, design patterns, refactoring etc.)
    • Proven record of coaching and mentoring team members to provide technical direction and growth
    • Strong experience working with other engineers to ensure smooth deployment, continual operation and passion for developing good software.
    • Expert in leading and participating in design discussions with both technical and non-technical audiences.
    • Experience in open source development
    • Strong experience with multi-threaded applications and memory management
    • Experience with working with legacy code
    • Agent of change to drive architecture around RESTful services
    • Passionate about continuously deploying software in the Cloud
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