Senior Software Engineer - Amazon Lightsail

US-WA-Seattle
6 months ago
Job ID
530425
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category
Software Development

Job Description

Amazon Lightsail is hiring! Have you always dreamt of building products that you would love using yourself? Are you a software development engineer that loves working in an agile, innovative, high-growth environment? Looking for an opportunity to build an exciting new AWS service? Come join the Amazon Lightsail team.


Lightsail is a new AWS service that redefines the AWS experience for developers. It is the easiest way to get started with AWS, enabling developers to easily get their cloud stacks up and running in seconds. Lightsail does the hard work on behalf of customers, allowing them to focus on the things that matter most to them: their code, their content, their business.


https://amazonlightsail.com/


We
  • Are a tight team of passionate technologists
  • Work in a fast-paced, high-growth environment
  • Are laser focused on optimizing customer experience
  • Love to ship elegant products that solve complex problems
You
  • Are fascinated by the limitless opportunities of the cloud
  • Want to create massive-scale web services
  • Love seeing the positive impact of your work on real customers
  • Are passionate about solving challenging problems using the latest tech
  • Learn from others and help grow those in your team
  • Thrive in a start-up, innovative environment



Basic Qualifications

· Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
· 5+ years of software development experience in a modern programming language, such as C, C++, Java, .NET and Object Oriented front-end software development frameworks such as Angular JS
· 5+ years experience developing services on Linux or Windows


Preferred Qualifications

·Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, distributed systems, and asynchronous architectures
· Strong understanding of system and application performance characteristics.
· 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
· 10+ years professional experience in software development
· 5+ 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

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