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AWS Software Development Engineer - Amsterdam Event (EC2 Nucleus)

AWS Software Development Engineer - Amsterdam Event (EC2 Nucleus)

Job ID 
474874
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
12/22/2016
Company 
Amazon Web Services, Inc.
Position Category 
Software Development
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description


Amazon Web Services has led the cloud computing revolution. As a high-performing member of our engineering team, you will build and operate systems at scale and help create a new services for AWS. You will be surrounded by world-class technical talent. Every day will bring new opportunities to be challenged, learn, and gain top-notch experience in cloud computing, mobile and client-side development, and enterprise software.

As an experienced engineer, you will blaze a trail while having fun and creating tons of customer value. This role requires ownership and an ability to deliver results. You enjoy working efficiently to build the right things with limited guidance. Your practical experience and high level of skill is demonstrated in applications that raise the bar for both security and ease of use across platforms. The team is stronger due to your presence, and you regularly contribute to the professional development of colleagues. You understand the business impacts of technical decisions and guide technology choices to create amazing experiences for customers.

Amazon EC2 Nucleus
The EC2 Nucleus 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 platforms.

We are looking for Software Development Engineers to drive product and operational excellence in this strategically critical space.

The person in this role will be entirely comfortable with the Linux operating system and understand how to develop in languages such as C, C++, Python, and Ruby in a Linux environment. Experience with Linux package management, version control systems, automated build processes, and software unit testing are a must. An understanding of and experience in contributing to open source projects is a plus. Specific in depth knowledge of the use, design, and development of Linux operating system internals, including the kernel and hypervisor is required for these roles.

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!

Hiring For: Seattle, WA (USA) & Bucharest, Romania


Basic Qualifications

  • 3+ years of hands-on software development experience
  • BS/MS in Computer Science/Engineering or relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with Linux package management, version control systems, automated build processes, and software unit testing are a must.