Senior Software Developer

8 months ago
Job ID
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category
Software Development

Job Description

Each day, hundreds of thousands of developers make billions of transactions worldwide on our cloud. They harness the power of Amazon Web Services (AWS) to enable innovative applications, websites, and businesses. The AWS Security team owns security for all of these services offered by AWS, including EC2, S3, and many others. Our team works with the many AWS teams to solve security challenges at massive scale. We build the tools to automate the auditing and secure operation of AWS infrastructure. We dive deep into security technologies such as new authentication systems, hardware security components, cryptography, system hardening, and massive-scale audit analysis.

Our team is looking for highly intelligent software and systems professionals to join us and help us continue to raise the security bar for cloud computing. You should be somebody who enjoys working on complex system software, is customer-centric, and feels strongly about delivering results. You should be passionate about solving security hurdles in innovative ways. We do not desire to simply produce good software here at AWS Security... we want to produce disruptive, history changing innovations.

A typical day on our team involves working with users to design new features for our security assessment software, prototyping and demonstrating features to your users, deploying software through our large automated systems, and operationally supporting your newly deployed software.

This job is located in Seattle, WA.

Basic Qualifications

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, distributed systems, and asynchronous architectures
  • 8+ years of software development experience in a modern programming language, such as C, C++, Java, .NET
  • 8+ years experience developing services on Linux or Windows
  • 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
  • CS degree or knowledge of data structures and algorithms equivalent to CS degree

Preferred Qualifications

  • CS degree
  • Strong understanding of system and application performance characteristics.
  • 8+ years of working with large distributed systems
  • Ability to work well with people and be both highly motivated and motivating
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment
  • Understanding of web services technologies such as SOAP, HTTP, WSDL, XSD, and REST.
  • Should be genuinely excited about technology, have a strong interest in learning about and playing with the latest technologies. Must be a self-starter and motivated.
  • Experience with mission critical, 24x7 systems
  • Excellent communication, sharp analytical abilities and proven design skills
  • Experience running large scalable systems
  • Experience in the architecture and design of scalable, decoupled systems
  • Experience developing or using security tooling, scanners, IDS systems, etc.

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.

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