• Software Development Engineer II

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 4 months ago(12/3/2018 2:28 PM)
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    United States
  • Job Description

    Amazon Lightsail is hiring! Have you always dreamt of building products that you would love using yourself? Are you a software development engineer that loves working in an agile, innovative, high-growth environment? Looking for an opportunity to build an exciting new AWS service? Come join the Amazon Lightsail team.
    Lightsail is a new AWS service that redefines the AWS experience for developers. It is the easiest way to get started with AWS, enabling developers to easily get their cloud stacks up and running in seconds. Lightsail does the hard work on behalf of customers, allowing them to focus on the things that matter most to them: their code, their content, their business.


    • Are a motivated team of passionate technologists
    • Work in a fast-paced, high-growth environment
    • Are laser focused on optimizing customer experience
    • Love to ship elegant products that solve complex problems
    • Are fascinated by the limitless opportunities of the cloud
    • Want to create massive-scale web services
    • Love seeing the positive impact of your work on real customers
    • Are passionate about solving challenging problems using the latest tech
    • Learn from others and help grow those in your team
    • Thrive in a start-up, innovative environment

    Basic Qualifications

    • 3+ years of non-internship professional software development experience.
    • Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design.
    • 1+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • 5+ years professional experience in software development
    • Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, distributed systems, and asynchronous architectures
    • Strong understanding of system and application performance characteristics.
    • Knowledge of modern full development life cycle software engineering practices, including coding standards, reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
    • Experience with mission critical, 24x7 systems
    • Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment
    • Ability to work well with people, be both highly motivating
    • Understanding of web services technologies such as SOAP, HTTP, WSDL, XSD, and REST.
    • Must be a self-starter and motivated
    • 3+ years of experience developing services on Linux
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