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Software Engineer - AWS Database Services

Software Engineer - AWS Database Services

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Do you have a passion for solving complex problems? Do you want to be involved in the future of cloud computing?

The AWS Database Services team is looking for an experienced Software Development Engineer who is passionate about building new products and services using cutting edge technologies. You would be a core part of defining the technical direction and culture of the team. This is a great opportunity for you to interact directly with customers and influence definition and design from scratch.

The ideal candidate for this position is an experienced software development engineer who is excited to work on cloud scale software and architectures and has a proven track record of delivering outstanding products at scale. We are looking for software engineers who have worked with the latest technologies such as machine learning, distributed systems, cryptography, containers, distributed datastores, and scale-out processing frameworks.

Your responsibilities will include:
- Owning the complete software development lifecycle; defining, prioritizing, designing, implementing, and testing new features
- Operating an AWS business with globally distributed servers and customers at a massive scale
- Working as part of a team to develop solutions for our customers
- Engaging with and contributing to relevant open source projects

We are building new AWS services and features from the ground up, offering a unique opportunity for engineers who want to help define, design, build, and operate cloud services that are changing the world and enabling our customers. Additionally, you will get to collaborate with some of the best and brightest minds in the industry and join a fast-paced and growing team in one of the most innovative technology companies. Come join us to Work Hard, Have Fun, and Make History!

Basic Qualifications

- Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
- 3+ years of professional software engineering experience
- Excellent Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, data structures, algorithms and complexity analysis
- Proven track record delivering high quality software on time
- Possess strong analytical skills, with excellent problem-solving abilities in the face of ambiguity
- Proficiency in developing objected-oriented software, with deep experience in one or more relevant languages (Java, C, C++, C#)

Preferred Qualifications

- Passion for building and operating highly-available services
- Proven track record of building and shipping enterprise software products
- Experience building and operating scalable infrastructure software or distributed systems
- Experience designing and building highly-scaled distributed systems and web services
- Thorough understanding of distributed systems, concurrency, asynchronous architectures
- Experience building with SOA using Java on Linux
- Master’s degree in Computer Science