• Software Development Engineer

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/29/2019 12:12 PM)
    Job ID
    782374
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description


    Amazon Web Services is a fast-growing business within Amazon that provides cost effective easy to use cloud computing resources to business of all sizes around the world. With AWS, you can requisition compute power, storage, databases, and many other services – paying as you go for only the resources you need.
    Are you interested in working on products, and solving world-class problems that are disrupting the cloud-computing industry? Does solving hard technical challenges at extreme scale appeal to you? Do you like working on products that are providing real value to AWS customers? If so, please join us in Amazon EC2 as we are growing our product teams quite rapidly and are calling out for the best software developers in the industry!
    We at EC2 Fleet Lifecycle Management (HLM) family are responsible for writing software for perfecting capacity elasticity science, delivering the best possible instance lifecycle experience considering optimum hardware and software configurations, managing our ever-growing multi-billion-dollar in-fleet hardware for most optimum utilization, and expanding AWS footprint in many new regions every quarter.

    We’re therefore looking for most talented and innovative software engineers at many levels, who are leaders by nature, and passionate about building most innovative products for the leading cloud provider in human history. Your responsibilities will include:
    Taking ownership of problems, designing and developing highly reliable and scalable distributed systems to solve problems progressively, iteratively, and timely
    Taking technical ownership of products, contributing to product capabilities and knowledge base so can enable and sustain rapid product delivery at scale; you must be able to work with minimum technical supervision and supplemental engineering support, while responding efficiently to multiple program priorities
    Working in full harmony with your team members to manage product iterations and day-to-day development activities, be a mentor for other engineers, and participate in designs, design reviews, code reviews, and full delivery of product releases

    Responsibilities will include significant hands-on software development, designing, coding, and building software services to support the scale out of the team's services, working with other senior engineers and AWS service teams to improve service scalability and performance.

    Join us in Seattle! Amazon offers relocation packages for the right candidates!

    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


    • 2+ years of hands-on experience with two or more general purpose OO programming languages including but not limited to: Java, C#, C/C++, Ruby
    • Interest and ability to learn other coding languages as required
    • Strong Analytical skills
    • Fluent communication skills in verbal and written English
    • Experience working on at least any two areas: large-scale distributed application development, machine learning, Unix/Linux environments, and deep-dive root-cause problem analysis.
    • Strong OO methodology and design patterns
    • BS in Computer Science, or equivalent



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

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