• Software Development Engineer - EC2

    Location US-VA-Herndon
    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/29/2019 12:12 PM)
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  • Job Description

    The Amazon Web Services EC2 team located in Herndon, VA is actively recruiting for experienced Software Engineers to help design and deliver a brand new product offering. This is an exciting, challenging new product that has the potential to re-define the industry. Responsibilities will include working with product management to refine the product requirements, working with senior technical staff to define the architecture, and significant hands-on software development.

    As a member of the founding team, you will have the opportunity to influence our overall strategy by helping define the product features, driving system architecture, and spearheading the best practices that enable a quality product. The ideal candidate will be passionate about cloud, and have a demonstrable track record of success delivering high scale products in a hyper growth environment.

    AWS is the fastest growing division within Amazon. Help us revolutionize the Cloud!
    Amazon has a fast-paced environment where we “Work Hard, Have Fun, Make History.” On a “typical” day, software engineers might whip up a prototype to prove or disprove an idea, instrument code to report a new metric, talk with customers, code up a feature, or draft a proposal for a radical new idea.

    For detailed info regarding the products that EC2 Networking (Herndon, VA) is working on please visit:

    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 experience developing software in two or more of the following languages: C, C++, Java, Scala, Ruby, and/or Python
    • 2+ years experience running services on Linux
    • Masters or PhD degree in Computer Science is a plus
    • Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, and relational databases
    • Working knowledge of networking protoocls (HTTP, UDP, TCP/IP) and virtualization
    • Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive to launch new services
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate business and technical ideas to varied audiences including customers, peer engineers, and senior leadership

    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age.

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