• Software Development Engineer

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/31/2018 1:17 PM)
    Job ID
    738866
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    It’s official: Amazon Neptune was launched at the AWS re:Invent conference in November and went GA recently in May with great positive feedback. Neptune is making a major impact on the database world and will continue to do so in a bigger and bigger way in the coming years.

    If you want to be a fearless leader in shaping the future of cloud computing and databases, then Amazon Neptune might be a great fit for you.

    Amazon Neptune is a fast, scalable, fully-managed graph database service that makes it easy to build and run applications that work with highly connected datasets. The core of Amazon Neptune is a purpose-built, high-performance graph database engine optimized for storing hundreds of billions of relationships and querying with milliseconds latency, allowing you to easily build queries that efficiently navigate highly connected datasets.

    Neptune powers graph use cases such as recommendation engines, fraud detection, knowledge graphs, drug discovery, network security, and many more. Amazon Neptune is built for cloud scalability, durability, availability, and performance. Neptune builds on top of foundational AWS services such as Grover, RDS, Aurora, EC2, S3 and DynamoDB to deliver a simple and cost effective database solution for customers worldwide.
    We are looking for an experienced, self-motivated engineer who has no fear of going deep and helping teams to solve the toughest database problems. As an SDE on Neptune, you will design and deliver new technologies and features that drive Neptune's high availability, reliability and performance guarantees to AWS customers. You will participate in project execution to develop cutting-edge database services.

    This is a unique and rare opportunity to get in on the ground floor in an emerging space that is shaping the future of the industry. We are looking for candidates who will bring deep technical and engineering skills, combined with a passion for agile code development and working in teams with a startup culture within a larger organization.

    To learn more about Amazon Neptune visit: https://aws.amazon.com/neptune/

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field & 7+ years of hands on experience in software development, including design, implementation, debugging, and support.
    • Expert knowledge of one of the following programming languages: Java, C and C++
    • Strong at applying data structures, algorithms, and object oriented design, to solve challenging problems
    • Deep understanding of distributed systems and web services technology OR experience working with database technologies and massively distributed / concurrent systems.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Master's degree in Computer Science, Ph.D. or equivalent & 5+ years of hands on experience in software development.
    • Experience working with REST and RPC service patterns and other client/server interaction models
    • Track record of building and delivering mission critical, 24x7 production software systems
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