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Senior Software Engineer - 100% NEW DEVELOPMENT! - (Java/C++/Python)

Senior Software Engineer - 100% NEW DEVELOPMENT! - (Java/C++/Python)

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Amazon Corporate LLC
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Software Development
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Job Description

Amazon (AWS) - Senior Software Engineer - New team! - Cambridge, MA.

We are building a brand new service within the Amazon Web Service (AWS) Development Center located in Kendall Square, Cambridge, MA and are seeking a talented and passionate Senior Software Development Engineer.

As a Senior Software Engineer in this office, you will design and build a new service that will 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 Senior Software 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

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
  • Expert skill in a modern programming language such as Java, C, C++, C#, or Python
  • Understanding of operating system fundamentals (Linux or Windows)
  • Deep understanding of scalable computing systems, software architecture, data structures, and algorithms
  • Proficiency in network, distributed, asynchronous, and concurrent programming
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle
  • Passion for technical leadership and mentoring
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills, with excellent problem solving abilities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preferred Qualifications:
    • Experience in Agile/SCRUM enterprise-scale software development
    • Experience developing storage software with knowledge of storage protocols and file system architecture.
    • Understanding of storage performance challenges and their solutions
    • Experience with big data solutions
    • Knowledge of Machine Learning fundamentals
    • Familiar with building secure software using modern security principles
    • Experience building and operating scalable infrastructure software or distributed systems
    • Experience using Amazon Web Services such as EC2, EBS, and S3
    • Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment
    • Team leadership experience

    Resumes can be sent to or via our career site for consideration. For more information on Amazon Web Services please visit:

    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation