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Systems Development Engineer

Systems Development Engineer

Job ID 
553870
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
10/6/2017
Company 
Amazon Web Services, Inc.
Position Category 
Software Development
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Job Description

JOB DESCRIPTION
Amazon is building some of the largest distributed systems in the world, and we need highly energetic and capable engineers to help make these successful. Amazon's NoSQL services like DynamoDB and Elasticache are massively scaled database services that are a critical piece of todays internet.


AWS is growing extremely fast and we are seeking a driven Systems Development Engineer (a.k.a SRE) to help us not only maintain this growth but accelerate it! As an engineer in this position, you’ll be responsible for helping to manage the fleet as well as developing next generation software to handle the increasingly large, heterogeneous fleet allowing us to manage & operate it simply, safely and at a scale that few other services get to - a difficult task indeed!


The ideal candidate will be passionate about the large opportunity that DynamoDB presents and services in general. They will be passionate about the potential of cloud computing, and about building simple and elegant software solutions and customer-centric products. This person has thrived and succeeded in delivering high quality solutions in a hyper-growth environment where priorities shift fast. If you're looking to solve challenging technical problems and create great products for customers, then this is the right role for you!

Basic Qualifications

  • BS in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
  • Expert in at least one modern programming language such as C++, C#, Java, Python or Ruby.
  • Experience with large scale distributed systems.
  • Working knowledge of relational databases and back-end programming.
  • Internet and operating system security fundamentals.
  • Technically sound in software development activities and life cycles.
  • Strong analytic and problem solving skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong customer focus.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Solid knowledge of Linux fundamentals.
  • Fundamentals in algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis.
  • Fundamentals in object-oriented design.
  • Fundamentals in data structures.