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Senior Software Development Engineer

Senior Software Development Engineer

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Amazon Web Services, Inc.
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Software Development
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Job Description

AWS is the fastest growing division within Amazon. Do you have a passion for designing and building networking software?
Do you want to be involved in the future of cloud computing?

The Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) Networking team is looking for experienced software engineers who have a passion for building highly available and large-scale services. This would involve being part of the team that owns building, scaling, and maintaining high performance software to power the Amazon Virtual Private Cloud.

If you are a Software Engineer with a strong background coding under Linux and a passion for network programming and distributed systems, then this is your opportunity to own major deliverables and all aspects of the development cycle: scoping, design, implementation, and testing. You will be encouraged to exercise your judgment in proactively determining and recommending the best features, designs, and support models based on business objectives, timelines, and resource constraints.

What makes this team a great place to work?

Core networking Team - Our services underpin the fabric of the EC2 cloud. You have the opportunity to make large impact and drive the road map for the Amazon cloud.
Build from the Ground up - You will have the opportunity to build new cloud services from the ground up for emerging blue ocean initiatives.
Direct Customer Contact – The Amazon way is to maintain and enhance what you build. This gives you the opportunity to work directly with customers to understand and guide their needs.
Scale New Heights - With cloud adoption accelerating, we are challenged with fun, complex problems to think about scale and grow the service to meet ever increasing demands.

Basic Qualifications

3+ years professional experience in software development, including design, implementation, debugging, and support
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
Proficiency in programming languages such as C/C++, Java, Ruby, or Python with a strong base in object-oriented design and development
Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.

Preferred Qualifications

5+ years professional experience in software development
1+ year of MySQL or similar database experience
Scripting (Perl Ruby/Python/Shell script)
Experience with Linux networking stack and TCP/IP protocols
Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment
Experience with developer tools and SDKs, Eclipse / IntelliJ or other IDEs

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