• Software Development Engineer - New Initiative

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 7 days ago(5/20/2018 11:50 AM)
    Job ID
    664637
  • Job Description

    How would you like to have the opportunity to be part of a new AWS service that will have impact across every internet facing product on our platform? We are looking for an exceptional software engineers to be part of a world class team and own the development of a brand new service.

    You should be somebody who is passionate about customers, and running a highly available distributed platform on the Internet. You must enjoy a close-knit team environment of shared responsibility. The ideal candidate will have strong technical background and have deep experience defining new technical products from ambiguous requirements.

    As part of this team you will:
    • Develop the core software within a green-field opportunity
    • Own defining, scoping and launching a highly impactful new service
    • Make critical design decisions with impact across AWS
    • Learn what it takes to grow and operate a global business at our scale

    Successful candidates will enjoy distributed systems design, deep packet analysis, have outstanding analytical skills and excellent communication. You will thrive in a highly collaborative, creative, analytical, and fast-paced environment and are comfortable interacting with highly technical software and networking development teams.

    Basic Qualifications

    • 4+ years of software development experience, preferably working on highly available software systems
    • Bachelor's degree in technology
    • Proven success in delivering technology products/services in a high growth environment
    • Demonstrated experience as a strong leader who can prioritize well, communicate clearly and effectively influence across cross functional teams

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Master's degree in technology related field (Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics)
    • Proficient with web services, online technologies, networking and low-level kernel development
    • Entrepreneurial spirit, with track record for delivering results in fast-moving and demanding environments
    • Designed and built high throughput networking systems, cache coherency algorithms, or eventually consistent systems.
    • Expert skill in one modern programming language such as C, C++, Java or Python.
    • Experience building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers.
    • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.
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