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Software Development Engineer

Software Development Engineer

Job ID 
US-CA-San Francisco
Posted Date 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
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Job Description

This new projects team is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to build a foundation for a new family of products from the ground up. You'll be part of a world-class team in a fast-paced environment that has the entrepreneurial feel of a start-up. This is an opportunity to operate and engineer systems on a massive scale, and to gain top-notch experience in cloud computing. You'll be surrounded by people who are wickedly smart and passionate about AWS Technology and our product.

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

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 10+ years professional experience in software development
  • Deep understanding of scalable computing systems, software architecture, data structures and algorithms

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficiency with Amazon Web Services or other cloud infrastructure technologies
  • Strong background working on developer tool chains, a variety of programming languages, and integrated development environments.
  • Demonstrated ability to invent and simplify
  • Strong understanding of system and application performance characteristics.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment
  • Excellent communication, sharp analytical abilities and proven design skills
  • Technical leadership experience.
  • Has relentlessly high standards (is never satisfied with the status quo)
  • Expects and requires innovation