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Software Development Engineer

Software Development Engineer

Job ID 
503104
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
5/1/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

The AWS Corporate Infrastructure team is looking for you! We are looking for a highly effective Software Developer to design and deliver scalable, resilient systems while maintaining a constant customer focus. To what end you ask? To help design, build, and deliver our next level of Awesomeness.
If you join the team, you will play a key role in developing new and enhancing products that all of Amazon uses.
What is in it for you?
  • Huge impact: Work on a service that will be used, directly and indirectly, by all of Amazon, and beyond.
  • Gratification: You will know you are directly responsible for solving real customer problems.
  • Ownership: you will quickly become responsible for key components of the service.
  • Learn: If want to learn about challenges of large-scale fault tolerant systems in practice – this is an opportunity of a life time.
  • Innovate: We learn from our customers and invent every day.
  • Make history: AWS is the leader in a current industry wide revolution.
  • Have fun: Surround yourself with engineers that like to solve complex problems, but also work in a fun environment.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • 3+ years experience building successful production software systems.
  • The ability to take raw product requirements and develop software architectures and designs to bring them to life.
  • Experience defining system architectures and exploring technical feasibility tradeoffs.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in designing and building sophisticated fault-tolerant distributed systems .
  • Understanding of developing software with systems-level performance constraints.
  • Familiarity with communications and metrics.
  • Experience with Java, web technologies (HTML, JavaScript, etc), multi-threaded programming, RWD

Professional traits that are not unique to this position, but are necessary for Amazon leaders:
  • Exhibits excellent judgment
  • Has relentlessly high standards (is never satisfied with the status quo)
  • Is able to dive deep and is never out of touch with the details of the business
  • Expects and requires innovation of her/his team
  • Has passion and convictions and the innate ability to inspire passion in others
  • Strong results orientation
  • Thinks big