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Software Development Engineer - Amazon Web Services - New Initiative

Software Development Engineer - Amazon Web Services - New Initiative

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Amazon Corporate LLC
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Software Development
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Job Description

Opportunity to create a novel AWS web-service, at the forefront of creating the next major computing platform. AWS CloudFront -- content delivery web service team -- is looking for exceptional software engineers to be part of a world class team changing the way people develop distributed software applications.

You should be somebody who is passionate about customers, and running highly available distributed platform on the Internet world. You must enjoy a close-knit team environment of shared responsibility. The ideal candidate will have strong distributed systems experience, application security, and will have developed highly available systems (four nines) over the course of their career.

As part of the team you will:
  • Green-field opportunity to create a globally distributed computing web-service !
  • Own and build one of the lowest latency and highest throughput services in all of AWS.
  • Be in charge of the complete software development lifecycle; defining, prioritizing, designing, building, and testing new features.
  • Design and build systems that scale to hold millions of records and reply to billions of queries per second.
  • Learn what it takes to grow and operate a global business at our scale.
  • Provide services that are core to all modern Internet businesses.
The position is based in AWS HQ at Seattle.

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

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum 4 years of professional experience in software development.
  • Bachelor's degree or higher

Preferred Qualifications

  • Expert OO programming skills, preferably in Java, C++ or C#
  • Understanding of web services technologies such as SOAP, HTTP, WSDL, XSD, and REST
  • Thorough understanding of Internet protocols such as HTTP, DNS, TCP, and UDP
  • Experience developing service bus or data replication technologies
  • Experience in TDD techniques & Continuous Integration
  • Must be a self-starter and motivated