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Software Development Engineer II

Software Development Engineer II

Job ID 
491027
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
10/20/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
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Job Description

Amazon Web Services is a fast-growing business within Amazon that provides cost effective easy to use cloud computing resources to business of all sizes around the world. With AWS, you can requisition compute power, storage, databases, and many other services – paying as you go for only the resources you need.
Are you interested in working on products, and solving world-class problems that are disrupting the cloud-computing industry? Does solving hard technical challenges at extreme scale appeal to you? Do you like working on products that are providing real value to AWS customers? If so, please join us in Amazon EC2 as we are growing our product teams quite rapidly and are calling out for the best software developers in the industry!
We at EC2 Fleet Lifecycle Management (FLM) family are responsible for writing software for perfecting capacity elasticity science, delivering the best possible instance lifecycle experience considering optimum hardware and software configurations, managing our ever-growing multi-billion-dollar in-fleet hardware for most optimum utilization, and expanding AWS footprint in many new regions every quarter.

We’re therefore looking for most talented and innovative software engineers at many levels, who are leaders by nature, and passionate about building most innovative products for the leading cloud provider in human history. Your responsibilities will include:
  • Taking ownership of problems, designing and developing highly reliable and scalable distributed systems to solve problems progressively, iteratively, and timely
  • Taking technical ownership of products, contributing to product capabilities and knowledgebase so can enable and sustain rapid product delivery at scale; you must be able to work with minimum technical supervision and supplemental engineering support, while responding efficiently to multiple program priorities
  • Working in full harmony with your team members to manage product iterations and day-to-day development activities, be a mentor for other engineers, and participate in designs, design reviews, code reviews, and full delivery of product releases

Basic Qualifications

  • 3+ years of hands on software development in any of these languages: Java/Ruby/C/C++
  • BS in Computer Science, or equivalent
  • Strong OO methodology and design patterns
  • Experience working on at least any two areas: large-scale distributed application development, machine learning, Unix/Linux environments, and deep-dive root-cause problem analysis.
  • Fluent communication skills in verbal and written English

Preferred Qualifications

    • Masters or PhD degree, further education or similar experience in any related computer science or engineering field
    • 5+ years of hands-on experience with two or more general purpose OO programming languages including but not limited to: Java, C#, C/C++, Ruby
    • Interest and ability to learn other coding languages as required
  • Strong Analytical skills