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Senior Software Engineer

Senior Software Engineer

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Amazon Corporate LLC
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Software Development
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Job Description

Senior Software Development Engineer - Amazon Web Services - Seattle, Washington..

We are building a brand new service with in the Amazon Web Service (AWS) Development Center located in downtown Seattle, Washington and are seeking a talented and passionate Senior Software Development Engineer.

As a Senior Software Development Engineer in this office, you will design and build a new service that will accelerate help large, enterprise companies migrate their computing to AWS. Delivering a reliable and high-performance service at AWS scale requires engineers with extraordinary technical expertise and boundless creativity. At Amazon, we also expect engineers like you to interact with customers, to understand our business goals, and to innovate rapidly, delivering high-quality and ground-breaking functionality.

What does it take to thrive as a developer at AWS? You need to be creative, responsible, and curious while working with others to move quickly in turning code into customer solutions. You’re excited about rolling up your sleeves, implementing big ideas, and learning from those around you. You want the opportunity to grow your technical and professional skills while helping AWS grow. You relish the opportunity to dig into complex operational issues and to help customers build the next generation of web applications. You’re somebody who knows how to be both productive and have fun with others.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
  • 8+ years professional experience in commercial or web-scale system software development and delivery
  • Proficiency in a modern programming language such as C, C++, C#, Java, Scala, or Python
  • Understanding of operating system fundamentals (Linux or Windows)
  • Understanding of scalable computing systems, software architecture, data structures, and algorithms
  • Knowledge of network, distributed, asynchronous and concurrent programming
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills, with excellent problem solving abilities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience building and operating scalable infrastructure software or distributed systems
  • Experience using Apache Cassandra and Spark to delivery highly scalable, high performance distributed query and analytics systems.
  • Experience in Agile/SCRUM enterprise-scale software development
  • Experience in NoSQL data modelling and operations
  • Familiar with building secure software using modern security principles
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment

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