• Senior Software Development Engineer

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

    Have you ever wanted to know how Amazon EC2 works? Do you want to help build the next generation of web-scale infrastructure services that enables companies of all sizes, ranging from start-ups to large enterprises to run on EC2 ?

    AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) Windows team is looking for experienced engineers to make EC2 the best place to run enterprise class workloads. The selected candidate will play a critical role in design and implementation of strategic services for EC2 to help increase enterprise cloud adoption in general and Windows in particular. As part of our team, you will help build new next generation services that a) will simplify how our customers and partners configure and manage their Windows and Linux workloads on the cloud, b) will result in significant infrastructure / operational cost reductions for our enterprise customers. You will closely work with various pre-release Amazon technologies and build services that handles large scale, highly available distributed systems. As the key member of the engineering team, you will have an influence on our product strategy by helping define the product features, refine system architecture, and spearhead the best practices that enable a quality product setting the ground work for successful next phases and beyond. A commitment to team work, hustle, and strong communication skills (to both business and technical partners) are absolute requirements.

    We are looking for strong software Development Engineers who are passionate about working in cutting edge technologies, bring deep technical knowledge, experience with distributed systems to drive technical design and implement end-end solutions. The ideal candidate is an experienced software engineer and a self-starter who is excited to work on cloud scale software both as an individual contributor and technical lead. You have a proven track record of architecting and building software in Java/Linux and/or C#/Windows and are excited to do whatever it takes to make these new services successful.

    Primary responsibilities:

    Be very hands-on and part of engineering team's day-to-day developer activities.

    Architecture, design, proof-of-concepts and implement projects end to end with high quality.

    Ability to handle complex projects, large area of scope and complete ownership.

    Communicating with customers, technical teams and defining technical strategy.

    Maintain current technical knowledge to support rapidly changing technology, always on a look out for new technologies and work with management and development team in bringing new technologies.

    Basic Qualifications

    7+ years professional experience in software development, including design, architecture, implementation, debugging and support.

    5+ years' experience developing languages such as Java, Golang, C++ or C#.

    Computer Science fundamentals in algorithms, design, problem solving and complexity analysis.

    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field.

    Preferred Qualifications

    MS Degree in Computer Science or equivalent

    Experience in mission critical services, in depth understanding of operational excellence.

    Experience building scalable infrastructure software or distributed systems for commercial online services.

    Experience in full-stack development using J2EE technologies is a plus.

    Passion for delivering a great customer experience for Amazon EC2 customers.

    Has high standards.

    Results oriented.

    Has the innate ability to inspire passion in others.

    Is an evangelist who feels comfortable presenting to customers and at industry events.

    Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment.

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