• Software Development Engineer - AWS Marketplace

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(4 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    616582
    Company
    Amazon Web Services, Inc.
    Position Category
    Software Development
  • Job Description

    Ever wonder what it would be like to work for one of Amazon's disruptive businesses? Do you thrive in an environment where you have to be innovative and where your work moves the needle for the business. AWS Marketplace (http://aws.amazon.com/marketplace) is looking for people like you! We are building what can best be described as an “appstore for the cloud” – allowing software vendors to sell their cloud-deployable products on AWS infrastructure, and allowing customers of all sizes from around the globe to find the right products to run their business. Customers don't need to worrying about datacenters, hardware, or cumbersome software installation processes. We’re only just getting started. And we need your help!
    As a Software Development Engineer on the team, you will own significant portions of the AWS Marketplace platform. You will have significant influence on our strategy by helping to define and build the next wave of product features and platform architecture. The systems are complex and there are huge opportunities to work at all levels, from the front end user experience, to a set of robust platform services, to kernel and system level pieces and everything in between. You should be somebody who enjoys working on complex system software, is customer-centric, and is passionate about building quality software as well as achieving operational excellence. A commitment to team work, hustle, and strong communication skills (to both business and technical partners) are essential. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrable track record of success delivering new features or products. This person has thrived and succeeded in delivering high quality technology products/services in a hyper-growth environment where priorities shift fast. He or she has strong Object Oriented design and implementation experience, good knowledge of web services and protocols (HTTP/XML/REST). Knowledge of distributed systems architectures based on SOA is also desirable. Experience with UI development with frameworks such as Reach.JS is a plus.

    Basic Qualifications

    • BS in Computer Science or equivalent
    • 3+ years of industry experience.
    • Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • MS in Computer Science or equivalent
    • 5+ years of industry experience.
    • Programming in C, C++, C# and/or Java in Linux and/or Windows environment.
    • Experience building scalable infrastructure software or distributed systems for commercial online services.
    • Experience with AWS services EC2, EBS, RDS, SWF, etc
    • Sharp analytical abilities and proven design skills.
    • Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive.
    • Demonstrated leadership abilities in an engineering environment in driving operational excellence and best practices.
    • Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment.


    Amazon.com is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.
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