• Software Development Engineer

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/2/2018 12:33 PM)
    Job ID
    741896
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    The Developer Tools organization within Amazon Web Services (AWS) at Amazon is looking for a talented Software Development Engineer to join the Apollo team.
    Our team owns the software and systems that help Amazon’s massive developer community build the cutting edge services and technology that Amazon is known for. Our systems make it possible for every developer at Amazon to rapidly change their running applications without ever having to jeopardize the availability our customers expect. We deliver the technology that powers fully automated deployments and dynamic fleet scaling for some of the world’s largest services, and we're not done yet! We are looking for developers who are passionate about making managing applications in the cloud work for everyone.
    Builder Tools owns and builds every aspect of our products from the UI and external APIs down to the backend services and databases. These teams specifically own the software and systems that help Amazon’s massive developer community turn revolutionary ideas into code running on production servers. Apollo make it possible for every developer at Amazon to rapidly change their running applications without ever having to take an outage. With a few mouse clicks, or a fully automated continuous deployment workflow, Amazon engineers can bring code changes and new features to the customer, or dynamically shape the size of their fleet all because of the magic we provide. Ever wondered how the amazon web site is available 24 hours a day yet it is continually evolving? Apollo is the answer. Apollo is at the core how engineers work at Amazon. Every engineer uses it every day. In Apollo, everything we do goes into production and is instantly used by tens of thousands of other engineers. What we do makes a difference.
    If you have what we’re looking for come join a strong team in a highly visible organization. You will have a significant impact on Amazon's massively distributed software development environment and help us to build the best continuous deployment and fleet management system in the world.
    We have so much more we want to do. Help us to write the next generation of systems that controls the software on millions of servers for thousands of applications while delivering on the promise of elastic capacity. We want to make it as easy as possible for application owners to create rapid change, and we need developers who are excited to make managing applications in the cloud work for everyone.
    You can find out more about our products by reading Amazon CTO, Werner Vogels', blog post:
    http://www.allthingsdistributed.com/2014/11/apollo-amazon-deployment-engine.html

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
    • Equivalent experience to a Bachelor's degree based on 3 years of work experience for every 1 year of education
    • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design
    • Computer Science fundamentals in data structures
    • Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
    • Proficiency in, at least, one modern programming language such as C, C++, Java, or Perl

    Preferred Qualifications

    1+ years industry experience as a Software Engineer or a Software Developer;
    Experience building complex, scalable, high-performance software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers;
    Experience developing on Unix/Linux;
    Knowledge of professional software engineering practices;
    Strong focus on clean code and robust design.
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