Software Development Engineer

3 weeks ago
Job ID
Amazon Web Services, Inc.
Position Category
Software Development

Job Description

Amazon Connect is a newly launched, highly disruptive contact center platform offering from AWS that addresses customer needs for a highly elastic, highly available and modern contact center in the cloud. The service leverages AWS cutting edge technology building blocks to easily scale and to achieve the flexibility and reliability that our customer demands. We are looking for a seasoned software development engineer that is highly experienced in real time voice communication field.

As a member of the telecom infrastructure team, you will be part of the team that develops a mission critical piece of the product. You will spend your time as a hands-on engineer and a technical leader to enhance the service and the quality of our real time communication systems. You will use a wide range of technologies, programming languages and systems. Your responsibilities will include all aspects of software development. You will develop innovative solutions that changes the way large enterprises communicate with their customers. You will have the freedom and encouragement to explore your own ideas and the reward of seeing your contributions benefit tens of millions of Amazon customers.

Basic Qualifications

  • A BS in Computer Science, or a related field.
  • 3+ years experience developing in Java, C++ or other object oriented languages.
  • Strong background in computer science basics (data structures, algorithms, etc).
  • Sharp analytical abilities, proven design skills and a track record of delivery.
  • Fluency in Java and/or C++ or other object-oriented languages.
  • Development experience on realtime communications technologies such as WebRTC, Jingle, XMPP, or more traditional technologies such as SIP

Preferred Qualifications

  • Communication skills for both a technical and business audience.
  • Experience in designing distributed systems that are scalable and highly available a plus.
  • Experience with CSS, JavaScript, AJAX a plus.
  • Linux experience a plus.
  • Lean methodology experience a plus.
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
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