• Software Development Engineer

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 4 months ago(12/4/2018 5:51 AM)
    Job ID
    702566
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    The AWS Corporate Systems team is looking for you! We are looking for a highly effective Software Developer to design and deliver scalable, resilient systems while maintaining a constant customer focus. To what end you ask? To help design, build, and deliver our AWESOME next generation services.
    If you join the team, you will play a key role in developing new and enhancing products that all of Amazon uses.
    What is in it for you?
    • Growth: Join an AWS organization that is committed to and interested in actively growing the next generation of tech leaders.
    • Variety: Work on diverse, creative solutions involving an unusually wide variety of hardware, design approaches, and AWS services.
    • Huge impact: Work on a service that will be used, directly and indirectly, by all of Amazon, and beyond.
    • Gratification: You will know you are directly responsible for solving real customer problems.
    • Ownership: you will quickly become responsible for key components of the service.
    • Learn: If want to learn about challenges of large-scale fault tolerant systems in practice – this is an opportunity of a life time.
    • Innovate: We learn from our customers and invent every day.
    • Make history: AWS is the leader in a current industry wide revolution.
    • Have fun: Surround yourself with engineers that like to solve complex problems, but also work in a fun environment.


    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field and 5+ years of work experience or Master's Degree in Computer Science or related field and 1+ year of work experience
      • Proficiency in, at least, one modern programming language such as C, C++, Java, or Perl

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience with Java, web technologies (HTML, JavaScript, etc), multi-threaded programming, RWD
    • The ability to take raw product requirements and develop software architectures and designs to bring them to life.
    • Experience defining system architectures and exploring technical feasibility trade-offs.
    • Experience in designing and building sophisticated fault-tolerant distributed systems.
    • Understanding of developing software with systems-level performance constraints.
    • Familiarity with communications and metrics.

    Professional traits that are not unique to this position, but are necessary for Amazon leaders:
    • Exhibits excellent judgment
    • Has high standards (is never satisfied with the status quo)
    • Is able to dive deep and is never out of touch with the details of the business
    • Expects and requires innovation of her/his team
    • Has passion and convictions and the innate ability to inspire passion in others
    • Strong results orientation
    • Thinks big


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