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Senior Software Engineer - AWS Elastic Block Storage

Senior Software Engineer - AWS Elastic Block Storage

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Amazon Corporate LLC
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Software Development
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Job Description

Do you enjoy solving technical problems at large scale using a range of technologies like distributed systems, machine learning, data mining and micro service architecture? Are you interested in solving real world customer problems by providing durable storage in the cloud? Elastic Block Store (EBS) delivers high performance virtualized storage as part of Amazon Web Services. As one of the largest block storage services in the world, EBS is looking for passionate engineers to design and build large scale systems including a recommendation engine to effectively utilize the EBS fleet, a federated distributed system that improves availability, real-time data analytics systems, large fleet management systems, etc.
As an engineer on the EBS Control Plane you will get the opportunity to architect large-scale distributed systems, improve availability and performance of core service APIs and innovate to increase hardware resource utilization. The ideal candidate would possess analytical, design, problem solving skills and experience in building & operating large scale systems. Your responsibilities will include collaborating with other engineers to build high quality large scale systems and working with senior leaders to define your team's roadmap.
Check out the following links to find out more about the exciting work being done in Elastic Block Store.
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related field, or 7+ years relevant work experience
  • Computer Science fundamentals in data structures, algorithm design, and problem solving
  • Proficiency in developing objected-oriented software, with deep experience in one or more relevant languages (Java, C++, or C#)
  • Strong system design and architecture skills. Demonstrated experience in a leading large, complex software projects.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience building storage and fault-tolerant distributed systems
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle
  • Strong customer focus, ownership, urgency and drive
  • Graduate degree (MS/PhD) a plus

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