• Senior Software Development Engineer – Distributed Systems, Amazon EMR

    Location US-NY-New York
    Posted Date 5 days ago(12/5/2018 5:08 PM)
    Job ID
    759159
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Want to change the world with Big Data and Analytics? Come join us on the Amazon EMR team in Amazon Web Services!

    Amazon EMR is a web service which enables customers to run massive clusters with open-source data processing frameworks like Apache Hadoop, Spark, Hive, Presto, HBase and more, with the ability to effortlessly scale up and down as needed. We run large number of customer clusters, enabling a variety of customer use cases including analytics and web-scale machine learning.

    We are doing innovative work on the open source data processing frameworks with the goal of making the EMR the best place to run big data workloads. We’re looking for top engineers to design and build features and accelerate the performance.

    You will work backwards from the customer needs and you will get to do everything from designing and building large scale systems and cutting-edge features for the savviest customers in the business.

    You will have a chance to work with the open source community and contribute significant portions its software to open source projects including Hadoop, Spark, Hive, Presto and HBase. You need to not only be a top software developer with excellent programming skills, an understanding of distributed systems and parallel data processing, and a stellar record of delivery but also excel at leadership and customer obsession and have a real passion for massive-scale computing. If you want to truly test your mettle against the hardest challenges in distributed systems to build solutions for large scale problems in a wide variety of domains, come join our group.

    Your responsibilities will include:
    • Designing and building the next-generation technologies that will make EMR the best environment to run large-scale data processing workloads.
    • Working on complex problems in distributed systems and query engines.
    • Translation of complex functional and technical requirements into detailed architecture and design.
    • Deliver systems and features with top-notch quality, on time.
    • Own the software development process end-to-end, including: working with engineers and product managers to develop requirements; designing, architecting, planning, implementing, and testing new systems and features; deploying, and operating the production EMR systems.

    By joining our team, you will get to work with a minimum of technical supervision, while playing a variety of roles as needed to respond efficiently to multiple program priorities. You will get to collaborate with some of the best and brightest minds in the industry. You'll enjoy a competitive salary, great benefits, a creative and agile work environment, and the exciting opportunity to be part of a fast-paced and growing team and one of the most innovative technology companies - but most of all, you will get the satisfaction of making products that millions use everyday to great effect!

    To learn more about EMR:

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent work experience.
    • 7+ years professional experience in software development.
    • Strong knowledge of Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, and problem solving.
    • Production level experience in one modern programming language such as Java, Scala or C++.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Knowledge of and contribution to the Hadoop ecosystem.
    • Experience with building distributed systems, query engines and database systems.
    • Experience developing complex production-quality software systems.
    • Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project.
    • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs.
    • Experiencing mentoring junior software development engineers and driving engineering excellence.
    • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
    • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role

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