• Senior Software Development Engineer

    Location US-CA-Cupertino
    Posted Date 12 months ago(5/25/2017 2:41 PM)
    Job ID
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
    Position Category
    Software Development
  • Job Description

    Amazon is looking for Software Development Engineers to build and scale the software that monitors one of the world’s largest and most complex networks. Tens of millions of customers rely on Amazon’s network for using our retail websites, streaming digital content, and building businesses using Amazon Web Services (AWS). Our goal is to become The Infrastructure Platform for the World. Achieving this goal requires high-leverage, massively scalable software systems. Our success depends on our world-class network infrastructure, and our network depends on the Network Monitoring team.

    - Are interested in being part of a high-bar team with global responsibility?
    - Does solving problems at scale excite you?
    - Do you work backwards from your customers and design solutions to their problems?
    - Do you automate and innovate?
    - Do you choose the best tool for the problem at hand?
    - Do you believe that the craft of software engineering is about writing code right the first time?
    - Do you view code reviews and automated testing as a core part of writing great software?
    - Do you take ownership of your code from launching it to supporting it and making it incrementally better for the benefit of your customers?
    - Do you enjoy working in a flexible, fast-paced, collaborative team environment?

    Basic Qualifications

    - Very strong problem solving and coding skills.
    - Computer Science degree, or equivalent experience.
    - Ability to gather customer requirements and deliver innovative solutions.
    - Strong track record of launching projects of significant complexity.
    - Ability to mentor other software developers to maintain architectural vision and software quality.
    - Experience with software engineering best practices (code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, release and change management).
    - Very strong problem solving and coding skills.
    - Understanding of data structures, algorithms and their performance.
    - Proficient at designing software systems, from high-availability large-scale distributed systems to your application’s object model.
    - Understanding of the building blocks of computer systems; comfortable working with bits & bytes.
    - Knowledge of at least one scripting language.

    Preferred Qualifications

    - Computer Science degree, or equivalent experience.
    - The desire to work in a fast paced and constantly evolving agile environment
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