The AWS Activate team is looking for Software Development Engineers who want to change the way we help Startups get started in AWS. We are obsessed with building tools and applications Startups need to be successful at AWS. We strive to bring new tools, features, and innovations to the Startup community.
We are building applications that will use modern architectures, new services patterns, and exciting technologies to ensure we are meeting our customers expectations for performance, availability, and features.
We value diversity in backgrounds and believe writing software is a learning process and that innovation is driven by learners, not knowers. As we deliver for our customer, we strongly encourage work-life balance, personal, and professional growth.
We are looking for motivated and skilled developers with the drive and enthusiasm to build ground-up applications for startups.
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science (or related field) OR commensurate experience
6+ years professional experience in software development
Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
Experience taking a leading role in building complex software systems successfully delivered to customers
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
Experience with distributed computing and enterprise-wide systems
Hands-on expertise in many disparate technologies, typically ranging from front-end user interfaces through to back-end systems and all points in between
Experience developing in a Linux environment
Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and senior management to collect requirements, describe software product features, technical designs, and product strategy
Experience mentoring junior software engineers to improve their skills, and make them more effective, product software engineers
Experience influencing software engineers best practices within your team
Knowledge of microservice architectures
Knowledge of SOA architectures
Understand CI/CD practices
Knowledge of AWS Services and building services in AWS
Can deliver daily standup status' in a derivative Shakespearean style (preference to pre-Richard III, but not post-Othello)
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