• Software Development Engineer

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 11 months ago(6/19/2017 1:03 PM)
    Job ID
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
    Position Category
    Software Development
  • Job Description

    Have you ever wondered what it would be like to write the code for a system that understood the cloud at such a deep level, it could make recommendations on what to change? AWS Kumo Software is building that product known as Trusted Advisor, and is looking for talented Software Engineers like you. We want those who are excited about building intelligent systems that define how to build a more secure, cost effective, fault tolerant, and performant cloud. You will need to love designing software on top of distributed systems that eats data for dinner to find hidden insights in the cloud. We need collaborative developers who are ready to take on any challenge with an open and inventive mind.

    AWS Kumo Software is a dynamic and rapidly growing development team within Amazon Web Services. We are building the next generation diagnostic and troubleshooting systems for the paradigm shifting cloud computing industry. AWS Kumo applications encompass a variety of technical areas such as information retrieval, data mining, big data and machine learning. An example application is AWS Trusted Advisor, which performs data mining for customers and gives precise recommendations on cost optimization, security, fault tolerance and performance.

    As a developer working on AWS Kumo Software, you will get firsthand experience interacting across all AWS services such as EC2, RDS, S3, Redshift, DynamoDB and others. You will be surrounded by people who are extremely smart and passionate about cloud computing. Our work has an impact across all AWS customers from Netflix to NASA.

    The AWS Kumo Software team combines the culture of a startup, the innovation and creativity of a R&D Lab, the work-life balance of a mature organization, and technical challenges at the scale of AWS. We offer a playground of opportunities for builders to build and make history!

    Basic Qualifications

    • · Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer Science, Math or equivalent experience.
    • · 3+ years experience designing and coding in Java, C++, C#, Python, Ruby, Scala.
    • · Proven experience in being innovative, flexible and self-directed.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • · Ability to think big and help innovate in a fast-paced environment.
    • · Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • · Past experience in at least one of the following areas – big data, data mining, text analysis or machine learning.
    • · Understanding of system design, distributed systems, serverless computing, cloud infrastructure, continuous integration, continuous delivery and DevOps.
    • · Experience building high-performance, highly-available and scalable distributed systems.
    • · Experience with building and maintaining API's.
    • · Knowledge and prior use of AWS services.
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