• Software Development Engineer at AWS/Herndon, VA

    Location US-VA-Herndon
    Posted Date 2 months ago(11/5/2018 8:00 AM)
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  • Job Description

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world leader in providing a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers hundreds of thousands of businesses in 190 countries around the world!

    The Team: We're a small, independent team inside AWS working on green-field services to improve operational tooling and automation across the most popular AWS services.

    We need Developers who move fast, are capable of breaking down and solving complex problems, and have a strong will to get things done. Developers at Amazon work on real world problems on a global scale, own their systems end to end and influence the direction of our technology that impacts hundreds of millions customers around the world.

    Join a team of super smart, customer obsessed Developers that like to have fun in a start-up like environment.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelors degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
    • Proven object-oriented design and implementation skills (Ruby, Java, and/or C++), preferably on Linux

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience working in start-up mode building new products and services from the ground up.
    • Experience with Java, Ruby and/or Python
    • Intermediate knowledge of computer networking concepts and business approaches, and lead engineering efforts to meet aggressive timelines to scope, schedule, and deploy new features
    • Strong communications skills; you will be required to proactively engage fellow Amazonians both inside and outside of your team
    • Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, and relational databases
    • Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions
    • Deal well with ambiguous/undefined problems; ability to think abstractly
    • Ability to synthesize requirements underlying feature requests, recommend alternative technical and business approaches, and facilitate engineering efforts to meet aggressive timelines
    • Maturity, judgment, negotiation/influence skills, analytical skills, and leadership skills
    • Expertise in software processes, web services, multi-tiered systems, workflow modeling, systems testing, and enterprise application integration
    • Domain expertise in one or more of the following: security, mobile applications, big data analysis, software testing, user interface design

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