• Senior Software Development Engineer - AWS Lightsail

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 6 months ago(9/25/2018 12:17 PM)
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  • Job Description

    Obsessed with building customer facing web services and products? Love to simplify the user experience for developers? Looking for an opportunity to work on a rapidly growing AWS service?

    Come talk with the AWS Lightsail team!

    Lightsail is a simple cloud platform where developers can get started quickly and scale easily. Developers and companies worldwide use Lightsail to easily build, deploy, and manage their websites and applications on the cloud. We are building out a web service that represents the next generation of simplicity and ease of use for cloud users, and we need your help to do it.

    If you are an experienced engineer that really wants to make a difference in how developers experience the cloud, we would love to talk to you. In our team you will have the opportunity to:
    • Build fascinating new web services and products
    • Work directly with developers as your customers and shape the vision of your product
    • Brainstorm, prototype, test, and iterate on new ideas
    • Work with the latest technologies and tools
    • Learn from others and help grow those in your team
    • See the positive impact of your work on real customers
    • Thrive in a start-up, innovative environment

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
    • 5+ years of software development experience in a modern programming language, such as C, C++, Java, .NET
    • 5+ years experience developing services on Linux or Windows

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, distributed systems, and asynchronous architectures
    • Strong understanding of system and application performance characteristics.
    • 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
    • 10+ years professional experience in software development
    • 5+ years of working with large distributed systems
    • Ability to work well with people and be both highly motivated and motivating
    • Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment
    • Understanding of web services technologies such as SOAP, HTTP, WSDL, XSD, and REST.
    • Should be genuinely excited about technology, have a strong interest in learning about and playing with the latest technologies. Must be a self-starter and motivated.
    • Experience with mission critical, 24x7 systems
    • Excellent communication, sharp analytical abilities and proven design skills
    • Experience leading projects and devising solutions to solve complex technical problems
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