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Software Development Engineer - Hiring Event in Kansas City

Software Development Engineer - Hiring Event in Kansas City

Job ID 
348266
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
9/28/2015
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
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Job Description

The Kernel and Operating System team is responsible for the design and maintenance of all of Amazon's core compute platforms, with a special focus on EC2, the Elastic Compute Cloud that is the basis for much of Amazon Web Services (AWS). We're also responsible for tools associated with the performance characterization, qualification, build and deployment of our Linux platforms.

Software Development Engineers work with technical leaders to refine technical direction, and then follow through with detailed analysis, designs, and superior code. They are equally comfortable leading small, focused project teams as well as making major direct contributions to the project. They deliver features with minimal direct oversight.

This team creates the very core of the cloud, and is directly responsible for radically changing and improving the way that people use computers - come help us make history!

Basic Qualifications

  • BA/BS in Computer Science or related discipline, or equivalent work experience
  • At least 5 years of industry experience with an object-oriented development language such as Java, C#, or C++
  • Skilled in at least two of of the following languages: C, shell, Python or Ruby

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS or PhD in Computer Science.
  • 5+ years of industry experience focused on Linux with extensive Xen experience
  • A solid understanding of Linux networking.
  • Experience working with the open source community.
  • Experience with distributed systems architecture and related technologies.