• Software Development Engineer - AWS Networking

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 2 days ago(8/16/2018 8:00 AM)
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  • Job Description

    Amazon’s network is a key differentiator for Amazon Cloud Computing and Web Services (AWS), enabling the global operation of thousands of applications across millions of servers worldwide. The AWS Networking team develops and operates the network platform for all of Amazon including our e-commerce products and cloud computing solutions. This platform is industry-leading for its efficiency, throughput and reliability, and it is critical to the success of hundreds of thousands of AWS customers.

    We are currently looking for a Software Engineer to join our team that is building a virtualization platform for the external-facing network that connects AWS and Amazon.com to the rest of the world. Do you aspire to join a team of high-performing engineers that are designing, building and operationalizing a foundational infrastructure that will host networking services for a planet-scale network? Have you previously built and operated infrastructure services that fuel innovation throughout an organization? Do you thrive on delivering high-quality solutions in a hyper-growth environment where priorities shift fast? Do you enjoy working cross-functionally to create influence across many teams? If the answers to these questions are affirmative then you should be a good fit for this role.

    Come join us and…
    • Do what nobody else in the world is doing… literally
    • Lead the next-generation of Amazon’s transition towards Software Defined Networking
    • Work with different teams in AWS Networking to understand and integrate their software services into your infrastructure
    • Collaborate with and learn from world leaders in networking and distributed systems
    • Gain practical experience of building incredible software using Amazon Web Services

    Basic Qualifications

    • 5+ year of industry experience designing, and building large complex real-time distributed back-end systems.
    • Demonstrated experience influencing team/product direction and vision.
    • Track record of continually raising team productivity and effectiveness by defining and driving software engineering best practices.
    • Works with peer SDEs across organizations, driving efforts to raise the IQ of our collective software architectures and ecosystem.
    • Superior command of Computer Science fundamentals: data structures, algorithms, complexity analysis, object-oriented design, unit testing, and systems architecture.
    • Significant experience with Java or C/C++/C# and Perl or Python development in a Linux environment using Test Driven Development.
    • Works independently with customers, stakeholders and peers, and effectively balances their needs and requirements.
    • Superior problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
    • Track record in investing time in the development of others by actively mentoring and educating the larger SDE community on trends, technologies, and best practices.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Advanced degree in Computer Science, mathematics, or other technical discipline.
    • Experience with Software Defined Networking controllers, network performance measurement, analysis and traffic optimization techniques
    • Experience with networking protocols and concepts such as routing, TCP/IP BGP, OSPF/ISIS, NetFlow, SNMP, and Internet Traffic Engineering techniques.
    • Experience with data analytics concepts, techniques and approaches (statistical inference, regression models etc.)
    • Familiarity or experience with Graph Algorithm, Graph Databases, Machine Learning- regression, classification, clustering & retrieval, recommender systems & dimensionality reduction, deep learning etc.

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

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