• Software Development Engineer - Amazon Web Services - Lambda@Edge

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/30/2018 5:13 PM)
    Job ID
    632004
    Company
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
    Position Category
    Software Development
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Do you enjoy watching the latest movies, television shows, or sporting events on your computer, tablet or smartphone? Do you hate waiting for your pages to load or your show to re-buffer? Do you want to contribute to systems that deliver a flawless experience in serving video from the edge? Good - us too.

    Lambda@Edge -- the team behind serverless compute at the edge -- is a feature of AWS Cloudfront that lets you run code closer to users of your application, which improves performance and reduces latency. We are looking for experienced Software Development Engineers to join our team in beautiful Seattle, WA. We offer comprehensive relocation and benefit packages.

    Lambda@Edge runs your code in response to events generated by the Amazon CloudFront content delivery network (CDN). Just upload your code to AWS Lambda, which takes care of everything required to run and scale your code with high availability at an AWS location closest to your end user.

    You should be somebody who is passionate about customers, and running highly available distributed platform on the Internet world. You must enjoy a close-knit team environment of shared responsibility. The ideal candidate will have strong distributed systems experience, application security, and will have developed highly available systems (four nines) over the course of their career.

    As part of the Lambda@Edge team, you will:
    • Have a greenfield opportunity to create a globally distributed computing web-service
    • Own and build one of the lowest latency and highest throughput services in all of AWS
    • Be in charge of the complete software development lifecycle; defining, prioritizing, designing, building, and testing new features
    • Design and build systems that scale to hold millions of records and reply to billions of queries per second
    • Learn what it takes to grow and operate a global business at our scale
    • Provide services that are core to all modern Internet businesses
    Find out more about Lambda@Edge! https://aws.amazon.com/lambda/edge


    Basic Qualifications

    • 4+ years of professional experience in software development
    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent experience

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Master's Degree in Computer Science or a related field
    • Strong distributed systems and application security experience
    • Desire to work collaboratively in a team environment
    • Expert object-oriented programming skills, preferably in Java, C++ or C#
    • Understanding of web services technologies such as SOAP, HTTP, WSDL, XSD, and REST
    • Thorough understanding of Internet protocols such as HTTP, DNS, TCP, and UDP
    • Experience developing service bus or data replication technologies
    • Experience in TDD techniques & Continuous Integration
    • Must be a self-starter and motivated
    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation
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