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Software Development Engineer

Software Development Engineer

Job ID 
553948
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
10/6/2017
Company 
Amazon Web Services, Inc.
Position Category 
Software Development
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Job Description

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the largest public cloud provider and also the fastest growing. QuickSight is a fast business analytics service to build visualizations, perform ad-hoc analysis, and quickly get business insights from data. The service was launched last year and picking up velocity. The service is geared to build disruptive technology in the big data analysis and visualization space.

The Team: We're an agile, passionate independent team working to building the service to scale and provide highly performant solution to analyze and visualize data. We need developers who are capable of breaking down and solving complex problems.
Developers at Amazon work on real world problems on a global scale, own their systems end to end, and influence the direction of our technology that impacts hundreds of millions customers around the world. Join a team of super smart, passionate developers who think big and have fun.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering, Math or related field
  • 5+ years professional experience in commercial/large scale system software development and delivery
  • Proven problem solving skills and programming (in Ruby, Java, Python and/or C++), preferably on Linux
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Experience building complex software systems that are successfully delivered to customers
  • Deep hands-on technical expertise in: large scale systems engineering; building and operating complex distributed systems
  • Obsession with quality and customer experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s/PhD in Computer Science, Math or related field
  • Good understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and project planning/execution skills including estimating and scheduling.
  • Experience building large scale web applications
  • Familiarity with WebGL, SVG, Canvas API is a plus.
  • Experience with Machine Learning, data mining, and/or statistical analysis tools such as R is a plus