• Senior Software Development Engineer – Amazon Managed Blockchain

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/15/2019 1:10 PM)
    Job ID
    700354
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Want to work with cutting-edge technologies like distributed databases, blockchain, cryptography, and cloud computing? Interested in helping customers leverage new technologies to solve innovative use cases? Come join the Amazon Managed Blockchain team!

    Announced in the keynote at re:Invent 2018, Amazon Managed Blockchain is a fully managed service that makes it easy for customers to create and managed scalable blockchain networks using the popular open source frameworks Hyperledger Fabric and Ethereum. The Amazon Managed Blockchain team is looking for an experienced Software Development Engineer who is passionate about building new products from the ground up and has an entrepreneurial approach to building new services for customers. The ideal candidate for this position has a proven track record of delivering outstanding products at scale and is passionate blockchain, distributed systems, containers, cryptography, distributed ledgers, and cloud scale software. You would be a core part of defining the technical direction and culture of this new team. This is a great opportunity for you to interact directly with customers and influence definition and design from scratch.

    More information about Amazon Managed Blockchain: https://aws.amazon.com/managed-blockchain/

    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!


    Your responsibilities will include:
    - Own the software development process end-to-end, including working with stakeholders to determine requirements, designing, architecting, planning, implementing, testing, and operating new systems and features
    - Bring a deep understanding of software development in a team, software development methodologies and scheduling, a track record of shipping software on time and services development to this high-accountability role
    - Actively participate in hiring talented people and assist in the career development of others both on and outside your team, mentoring individuals and helping other managers guide the career growth of their team members
    - Play a critical role in developing the broad plan for the business, working closely with senior executives to develop business targets and resource requirements. Help form long-term technical and business strategy and goals
    - Have experience operating services to deliver both high quality and high availability
    - Possess strong verbal and written communication skills and demonstrate proven technical leadership
    - Possess strong analytical skills with excellent problem-solving abilities
    - Have experience with distributed systems, and experience building blockchain and data processing solutions is a plus
    - Engaging with and contributing to relevant open source projects

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent work experience
    • 7+ years professional experience in software development

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience designing and building highly-scaled distributed systems and web services
    • Thorough understanding of parallel algorithms, concurrency, asynchronous architectures
    • Experience working in an agile software development organization
    • Experience building with SOA using Java on Linux
    • Experience working with blockchain frameworks such as Ethereum and the Hyperledger projects
    • Experience in writing smart contracts for blockchain frameworks
    • Proven ability to effectively drive cross-team solutions that may have complex dependencies
    • Experience in enterprise software or cloud services
    • Masters in Computer Science with emphasis on distributed systems
    • Very strong Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, data structures, problem solving, and complexity analysis
    • Strong proficiency in developing objected-oriented software, with deep experience in one or more relevant languages (Java, C, C++, C#)
    • Proven track record of delivering high quality software on time
    • Possesses strong analytical skills, with excellent problem-solving abilities in the face of ambiguity
    • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
    • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role

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


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