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Senior Software Developer, AWS

Senior Software Developer, AWS

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Amazon Web Services, Inc.
Position Category 
Software Development
Recruiting Team 
North American Teams - AWS

Job Description

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is building a new team of talented software development engineers focused on developing highly scalable software platform using cutting-edge technologies. Be a part of a team that develops a new AWS Learning Platform that will transform how Customers, Partners and AWS Employees learn and continuously develop their AWS skills – enabling cloud experts at massive scale. The software applications and platform built by this team will impact a multi-million dollar global business and will make it possible for millions of AWS customers and enterprises leveraging AWS around the globe to keep their AWS knowledge up-to-date. This is a unique opportunity to contribute in building full-stack Service Oriented Architecture-based applications and e-Commerce solutions (and much more!) from the ground up using cutting-edge technologies. We are looking for highly motivated software development engineers to bring in their ideas and experience to help us reach our goals. Talk to us to learn more about the full spectrum of applications and technologies we are working on!

Specific responsibilities include the following:

  • Design, develop, and maintain full-stack internet-scale web applications on AWS; heavy focus on RESTful APIs, infrastructure and test automation, and simplicity.
  • Integrate our systems with core Amazon services for e-commerce, identity, and security, leveraging technologies from one of the largest websites in the world.
  • Invent new services for global e-commerce and infrastructure projects.
  • Work closely with business stakeholders to understand their requirements, and identify opportunities to improve business processes through software automation.
  • Collaborate on our technology roadmap, turn visions into reality.
  • Manage small and medium-sized technical projects with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrate extraordinary people skills

Basic Qualifications

  • B.S., M.S., or Ph.D. in Computer Science or related field
  • 6+ years of professional experience in software development utilizing object oriented design in a modern programming language.
  • Expert skills in C, C++ or Java as well as Javascript (Node.JS)
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including Agile development, coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Track record of designing and building complex software systems
  • Demonstrated experience with computer science fundamentals (algorithms, data structures, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Big ideas
  • Self-motivated with a strong work ethic, looking for problems to solve with minimal supervision
  • Experience and proficiency with AWS technologies (S3, EC2, DynamoDB, RDS, CloundFront, CloudSearch)
  • Proficiency in designing and developing web applications.
  • Clear understanding and emphasis on customer-centered usability and design