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Software Developer, AWS Infrastructure

Software Developer, AWS Infrastructure

Job ID 
440959
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
10/19/2017
Company 
Amazon Web Services, Inc.
Position Category 
Software Development
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Job Description

Are you excited about building tools that directly impact Amazon’s business? We need an experienced developer to innovate in optimizing utilization of compute capacity, forecasting scaling needs, and building tools that enable us to effectively and efficiently manage Amazon’s massive compute infrastructure.

You will have the opportunity to leverage Amazon Web Services and a wide variety of technologies and frameworks.
  • We're building web services in Ruby, Java, and back-end infrastructure built on top of Amazon Web Services. Our full stack currently leverages Elastic Map Reduce, DynamoDB, RDS, EC2 and S3.
  • We're building engaging websites using Ruby/Rails and the latest graphing and visualization technologies.
  • We're building tools that analyze large amounts of data (i.e. utilization data, AWS usage and billing data), crunch numbers and display visualizations that provide users with insight into this rich data.
  • Build software to analyze hardware inventory, usage, and financial cost models and make data-driven recommendations to Amazon's business owners that significantly reduce their costs.
  • We are responsible end-to-end for all products we design and launch. Every developer at Amazon uses our software.

Basic Qualifications

  • Demonstrated strong design and coding skills in Ruby and/or Java.
  • Web development expertise (Proficiency in Rails, JavaScript, Backbone.js, Bootstrap, MVC frameworks).
  • Experience building high-performance, highly-available and scalable systems.
  • Experience analyzing data while developing solutions to problems.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field.

Preferred Qualifications


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to analyze problems and solve them creatively.
  • Be highly innovative, flexible and self-directed.
  • Strong UX design skills.
  • Familiarity with SQL and relational databases.
  • Experience in data analysis using statistical methods.

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