• SDE, Frontend

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 4 days ago(7/12/2018 11:45 AM)
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  • Job Description

    Amazon AppStream 2.0 is a fully managed, secure application streaming service that allows you to stream desktop applications from AWS to any device running a web browser, without rewriting them. Amazon AppStream 2.0 provides users instant-on access to the applications they need, and a responsive, fluid user experience on the device of their choice. See https://aws.amazon.com/appstream2/.

    The Role: Amazon Web Services (AWS) is looking for a passionate, experienced Frontend Engineer to join the Amazon AppStream 2.0 team and help solve a challenging set of problems in a space packed full of opportunities. We are enabling powerful end-user experiences that make it easy for customers to access desktop applications from a web browser. In this role, you will work with other engineers, product managers, and UX designers to conceptualize and create responsive and scalable web applications.

    Creating the perfect user experience in a web environment requires a blend of technical knowledge, customer obsession and agility. You should be somebody who is interested in how the various components (browsers, networks, APIs, protocols and web servers) work together, and understand how they can be effectively used together to create great user experiences. You will work closely with customers to ensure we are delivering interfaces that make it easy to do complex tasks, without making the experience challenging. You will be part of a small, fast moving team that will have a huge impact on the overall AppStream 2.0 business. We are making history by defining the Cloud Computing User Experience for millions of people worldwide. If employing your skills at scale, and working in a dynamic and delivery focused environment interests you, this is the perfect role.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
    • Computer Science fundamentals in OO design, data structure, and algorithm design
    • 1+ years of overall software development experience, with an emphasis on web applications and frontend technologies
    • Experience in the complete product development lifecycle of successfully launched applications
    • Experience building rich data-driven web applications
    • Experience with modern web technologies and techniques such as HTML5, CSS3, ECMAScript 2016, CSS pre-processors (SASS, Less, Stylus), JavaScript transpilers (Babel, CoffeeScript, TypeScript), and JavaScript build tools (Browserify, WebPack, Grunt, Gulp)
    • Experience with modern JavaScript frameworks and libraries such as React, Redux, Ractive, Ember, or Angular, along with the knowledge of when to use them
    • Proficiency in, at least, one modern programming language such as Java, Python, Scala, C++, or C#.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Demonstrated UI implementation experience, and with a portfolio of work that demonstrates detailed attention to typography, color, imagery, motion, and graphic elements
    • A passion for creating beautiful, engaging, intuitive, efficient and highly usable user interfaces
    • Experience with streaming media and HTML5 multimedia features
    • Experience with vector and motion graphics, including SVG, HTML5 Canvas, WebGL (ThreeJS) and animation via JavaScript and CSS
    • Experience with Node.js and the NPM package ecosystem
    • Familiarity with real-time communication mechanisms such as WebSockets and WebRTC
    • Familiar emerging trends in desktop, web, and mobile app development
    • Experience with deployments, dev ops, and / or AWS
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