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Software Development Engineer

Software Development Engineer

Job ID 
523694
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
9/29/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

Amazon Web Services is looking for experienced engineers to help us define and build the future of cloud storage. We are working on an exciting new service in the storage and backup domain, to complement and enhance existing AWS offerings such as EBS (https://aws.amazon.com/ebs), S3 and Glacier (https://aws.amazon.com/backup-recovery).

As a member of this new service, you will work alongside outstanding engineers and leaders who obsess about performance, availability, scalability and durability of customer data. You will be developing features that solve customers' real world problems. You will be solving technical problems at a large scale, using SOA, distributed systems, big-data and data mining techniques. As a member of this new service, you will have strong ownership over the design, implementation and operation of a massive scale distributed storage system. You will have the opportunity to work closely with an agile team that ships often, and see the impact your code has on a wide range of customers from startups to enterprise companies.

The ideal candidate would possess strong analytical, design, problem solving skills and experience in building & operating high performance systems at scale. You should have experience working with other senior engineers, mentoring junior engineers, and working with senior leaders to define your team's roadmap. Experience in the storage industry is helpful but not required.

Consult the following links to find out more about the exciting work being done in Elastic Block Store.


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

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related field, or relevant work experience.
  • 3+ years experience in software development in at least two of: Python, Java, Ruby, C++
  • Computer Science fundamentals in data structures, algorithm design and problem solving.
  • Strong software design and architecture skills
  • Innovative solution seeker

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to work and strive in a highly innovative and fast paced environment
  • Knowledge of building machine learning & predicative analysis solutions
  • Knowledge of Big-data concepts like Hadoop, Spark
  • Experience mentoring more junior developers
  • Good team spirit and ability to work effectively with multiple customers/ teams