• Software Development Engineer

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 1 month ago(7/17/2018 4:39 PM)
    Job ID
    687336
  • Job Description

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) is looking for an innovative and passionate engineer to architect and build a customer-centric contracting and billing system that will facilitate AWS’s growth into new industries and global regions. This is a ground breaking opportunity to build a new platform architected in a configurable, federated, and horizontally scalable design. We are building a full stack application, so there are opportunities to build using front end and/or back end technologies hosted on native AWS.

    You will interface with teams across AWS, including Sales, Marketing and Enterprise Support organzations to solve unique business problems that only a revolutionary company like Amazon can encounter and solve with software solutions.

    A qualified candidate for this role enjoys working with end users, developing customer-focused UX, workflows and web services, and solving business problems with extensible software solutions.
    If you are interested in being part of AWS and building services that allow AWS to reach its innovative and aggressive goals, then we look forward to telling you more about the opportunity.

    You'll be part of a world-class team in a fast-paced environment that has the entrepreneurial feel of a start-up. This is an opportunity to operate and engineer systems on a massive scale, and to gain top-notch experience in cloud computing.

    In this role, you will…
    • Be heavily involved with design and product teams to understand needs, propose features, create early prototypes and transform them into exciting experiences.
    • Architect new, big data and machine learning features that drive real-time data processing solutions under demanding performance thresholds.
    • Propose innovative tools, frameworks, automations and processes that are used by the entire services team for development.
    • Write clean, maintainable code and perform peer code-reviews.
    • Deep-dive into client or server systems to optimize for performance, maintainability, scalability, extensibility as needed.
    • Mentor your team members to promote engineering excellence

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
    • 3+ years professional experience in software development
    • 3+ years of experience in building large scale, multi-tiered, distributed applications.
    • Core Competency in Java and related technologies.
    • 3+ years of Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design
    • 3+ years of experience designing and implementing distributed systems

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience developing large scale services on AWS such as Amazon DynamoDB, S3, API Gateway, IAM, Glacier, Redshift, Athena.
    • Has lead high-impact, cross team impacting architectural design decisions, and guide senior engineers by setting examples to deliver solutions to ambiguous problems.
    • Has sense of strong ownership, and engineering mindset to change the way how the business is executed to positively impact the future.
    • 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
    • Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project
    • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs.
    • Solid understanding of Computer Science fundamentals like object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
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