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Senior Software Development Engineer

Senior Software Development Engineer

Job ID 
547531
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
8/17/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
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Job Description

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a dynamic and rapidly growing business within Amazon.com. AWS identity team has been strategic to amazon from the early years. We are pioneers in areas such as identity, security and providing fundamental platform capabilities to all of AWS services. AWS identity team enables our customers to control and secure the most sensitive data on the internet.

Now we are embarking on a new initiative to further expand the portfolio of AWS Identity services. This is an area that requires solving some of the hardest engineering challenges in distributed systems at massive scale. We are building some of the largest and most complex distributed systems in the world, and we need brilliant world class engineers to work with us on this new initiative!

The AWS Identity team is building a new cloud service that dramatically simplifies how customers build, deploy and manage cloud applications. We are looking for a talended engineering leaders who will be responsible for owning and driving engineering aspects in this space focusing on enabling cloud single sign on and business to business collaboration. As a tier zero service we will be raising the bar on resilience and scalability. We’re looking for top engineers to design, evangelize and implement state of the art solutions for never before solved problems. We have multiple positions available within the AWS identity team at all career stages.

Position Responsibilities:
· Lead design, implementation, and deployment of successful highly distributed, large scale services.
· Translation of complex functional and technical requirements into detailed architecture and design
· Be very hands-on; work with others on the engineering team to manage the day-to-day development activities, participate in designs, design review, code review, and implementation.
· Delivery quality features on-time and on-budget and execution against project plans and delivery commitments.
· Contribute to Amazon's Intellectual Property through patents and/or external publications.

Basic Qualifications

· Communication, sharp analytical abilities and proven design skills
· Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment.
· Proven track record of building scalable fault tolerant systems.
· Ability to drive major project efforts across and within the team.
· Fluency in one or more of: Java / C#/ C++
· Experience with mission critical, 24x7 systems
· 8+ years of industry experience
· Distributed systems experience.
· BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent experience

Preferred Qualifications

· Strong, object-oriented design and coding skills (C/C++ and/or Java preferably on a UNIX or Linux platform)
· Experience with designing and building large scale systems
· Deep experience with Software Development Life Cycle
· Excellent leadership, verbal and written communication skills
· Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, enterprise systems, asynchronous architectures and distributed algorithms.
· Ability to work well with people and be both highly motivated and motivating
· Proven results oriented person with a delivery
· Experience with distributed systems architecture