• Web Development Engineer

    Location US-WA-Bellevue
    Posted Date 2 hours ago(11/15/2018 10:43 AM)
    Job ID
    662997
    Company
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
    Position Category
    Software Development
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Amazon WorkSpaces is a managed desktop computing service in the cloud. Amazon WorkSpaces allows customers to easily provision cloud-based desktops that allow end-users to access the documents, applications and resources they need with the device of their choice, including laptops, iPad, Kindle Fire, Android tablets, and zero clients. With a few clicks in the AWS Management Console, customers can provision a high-quality cloud desktop experience for any number of users at a cost that is highly competitive with traditional desktops and half the cost of most virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) solutions.

    The Role: Amazon Web Services (AWS) is looking for a passionate, experienced Web Developer Engineers to join the Amazon WorkSpaces team and help solve a challenging set of problems in a space packed full of opportunities. We are enabling powerful end-user experiences that make it easy for customers to access desktop applications from a web browser. In this role, you will work with other engineers, other web developers, product managers, and UX designers to conceptualize and create responsive and usable web interfaces.

    Creating the perfect user experience in a web environment requires a blend of technical knowledge, customer obsession and agility. You should be somebody who is interested in how the various components (browsers, networks, protocols and web servers) work together, and understand how they can be effectively used together to create great user experiences. You will work closely with customers to ensure we are delivering interfaces that make it easy to do complex tasks, without making the experience challenging. You will be part of a small, fast moving team that will have a huge impact on the overall AppStream 2.0 business. We are making history by defining the Cloud Computing User Experience for millions of people worldwide. If employing your skills at scale, and working in a dynamic and delivery focused environment interests you, this is the perfect role.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
    • 7+ years of overall software development experience, with an emphasis on web applications
    • Experience as a member of a UI design team participating in the complete product development lifecycle of successfully launched applications
    • Experience building rich data-driven web applications
    • Experience with modern web technologies and techniques such as HTML5, CSS3, ECMAScript 2016, CSS pre-processors (SASS, Less, Stylus), JavaScript transpilers (Babel, CoffeeScript, TypeScript), and JavaScript build tools (Browserify, WebPack, Grunt, Gulp)
    • Experience with modern JavaScript frameworks and libraries such as React, Redux, Ractive, Ember, or Angular, along with the knowledge of when to use them
    • Experience with Node.js and the NPM package ecosystem

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Demonstrated UI implementation experience, and with a portfolio of work that demonstrates detailed attention to typography, color, imagery, motion, and graphic elements
    • A passion for creating beautiful, engaging, intuitive, efficient and highly usable user interfaces
    • Experience with streaming media and HTML5 multimedia features
    • Experience with vector and motion graphics, including SVG, HTML5 Canvas, WebGL (ThreeJS) and animation via JavaScript and CSS
    • Familiarity with real-time communication mechanisms such as WebSockets and WebRTC
    • Familiarity with Electron or equivalent technology
    • Familiar emerging trends in desktop, web, and mobile app development
    • Experience with deployments, dev ops, and / or AWS
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