The AWS IoT Service was launched in Oct 2015. It has revolutionized how IoT devices can be connected to and managed from the Cloud. The organization ships a wide variety of software components such as backend web services, edge services to make compute easier for devices when connectivity is limited and device SDKs to interact with these web services. AWS IoT Devices is a fast-growing team within AWS IoT that focuses on delivering experiences targeted at specific devices such the AWS IoT Button. We work closely with teams designing and building the devices, and build backend services, SDKs and frontend/UI experiences including mobile apps.
We are looking for a seasoned developer to take ownership of new capabilities we are planning to build. The focus will very much be on the core web services, databases they use and APIs they expose - but there is also an opportunity to contribute to front end pieces including the UI.
The ideal candidate for this position will have experience developing and shipping web services in a large-scale, distributed environment. Top notch Java/Python coding skills, strong software design experience and exposure to monitoring and maintaining web services are a must.
You will also need to have exceptional customer focus and ability to work with Product Management and Principal Engineers to flesh out detailed technical requirements. In addition, you will need to be comfortable diving into IoT, networking and other technologies to accurately understand and influence experiences are hoping to light up. Hands-on experience with AWS similar cloud platforms and/or building web UI will be a definite plus.