• Senior Software Development Engineer

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 4 months ago(2/16/2018 12:58 PM)
    Job ID
    554964
    Company
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
    Position Category
    Software Development
  • Job Description

    Are you interested in big data analysis and enable others do so as well? Are you also interested in building browser feature services with cutting edge architectures?

    The AWS Silk team is looking for a talented SDE to build a data analysis platform that helps profiling the user experiences on all browser aspects and features, develop backend services that support customer-centric browser features for millions of customers.

    The ideal candidate will be passionate about customers and developers, building simple and elegant software solutions, and utilizing agile development processes. The candidate is a strong leader who will play a pivotal role in innovating new ideas and driving key architectural decisions, who can prioritize well, communicate clearly, and understand how to drive a high level of excellence with a strong team. You will have the opportunity to work across the stack from cloud-based services to front-end web portals as well as conducting big data analysis.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
    • Equivalent experience to a Bachelor's degree based on 3 years of work experience for every 1 year of education
    • 4+ years professional experience in software development
    • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design
    • Computer Science fundamentals in data structures
    • Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
    • Proficiency in, at least, one modern programming language such as C, C++, C#, Java, or Perl

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience taking a leading role in building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
    • 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 with distributed computing and enterprise-wide systems
    • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and senior management to collect requirements, describe software product features, technical designs, and product strategy
    • Experience mentoring junior software engineers to improve their skills, and make them more effective, product software engineers
    • Experience influencing software engineers best practices within your team
    • Hands-on expertise in many disparate technologies, typically ranging from front-end user interfaces through to back-end systems and all points in between
    • Experience in data processing ETL workflow and data analysis technique such as data mining, machine learning, etc.
    • Knowledge of SQL query
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