• Software Development Engineer

    Location US-MA-BOSTON
    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/22/2019 1:50 PM)
    Job ID
    776113
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Software Developement Engineer - Amazon Web Services - Boston, Massachusetts

    Do you want to shape the future of cloud storage? Are you passionate about building the next generation distributed file system? Do you want to grow and be part of a team that is building a service used by thousands of customers everyday? Come join the Elastic File System (EFS) engineering team in the heart of Cambridge as we revolutionize the world of highly available, scalable file systems.

    Elastic File System (EFS) is the newest AWS storage service poised to grow to hundreds of thousands of servers, exabytes of storage, and trillions of files; and we’re just getting started. EFS is a unique service that provides low-latency, shared file system access to tens of thousands of EC2 instances and on-premises datacenter applications. It is a distributed, highly-available, durable file storage service that is fully elastic, growing and shrinking as required. If you have the files, we have the storage!

    Embark on a journey with us to build a distributed file storage service that can scale without limits. We need your passion, innovative ideas, and creativity to help take the service to new heights. This is an opportunity to shape the future of EFS. Our mission is to transform the way the world uses file storage. Listen to how we are enabling our customers to change the world - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hzialJerb5o .

    As a member of the EFS team, you will be a significant and autonomous contributor. You’re excited about rolling up your sleeves, implementing big ideas, and learning from those around you. You want the opportunity to grow your technical and professional skills while helping EFS and AWS grow. You solve complex problems, applying appropriate technologies and best practices. You are creative, responsible, and curious while working with others to move quickly in turning code into customer solutions. You relish the opportunity to dig into challenging operational issues and to help customers build the next generation of web applications. You’re somebody who knows how to be both productive and have fun with others.


    Basic Qualifications

    Basic Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
    • 3+ years professional experience in commercial or web-scale system software development and delivery
    • Proven object-oriented design and implementation skills (Python, and/or C++, and/or Java), preferably on Linux
    • Proven understanding of scalable computing systems, software architecture, data structures and algorithms
    • Proficient in network, distributed, asynchronous and concurrent programming
    • Experience designing, building and delivering high quality software on time

    Preferred Qualifications


    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Experience in Agile/SCRUM enterprise-scale software development
    • Experience with deployment management tools such as CloudFormation, Terraform, Puppet, Chef, or Ansible
    • Experience developing system software, distributed file systems and data networking offerings
    • Experience with CI/CD tools such as AWS CodePipeline, Jenkins or CircleCI
    • Understanding and experience building automated and self-healing distributed systems in commercial scale
    • Understanding of storage performance challenges and their solutions
    • Familiar with building secure software using modern security principles
    • Experience in optimizing Linux kernel performance
    • Experience building and operating scalable infrastructure software or distributed systems
    • Experience using Amazon Web Services such as EC2, EBS, and S3
    • Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment
    • Team leadership experience
    • Solid verbal and written communication skills
    • Possess strong analytical skills, with excellent problem solving abilities

    Amazon Web Services offers a robust, fully featured technology infrastructure platform in the cloud comprised of a broad set of compute, storage, database, analytics, application, and deployment services.

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



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