Senior Software Development Engineer

Seattle, WA, USA | Amazon

  • Industry:
    Internet / Online Media
  • Position Type:
  • Functions:
    IT / Information Technology
  • Experience:
    3-5 years
Job Description:
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Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a dynamic and rapidly growing business within Amazon.com. AWS identity team has been strategic to amazon from the early years. We are pioneers in areas such as identity, security and providing fundamental platform capabilities to all of AWS services. AWS identity team enables our customers to control and secure the most sensitive data on the internet.



We are looking for a talented engineers who are passionate about taking hard problems head on and creating simple, scalable, maintainable solutions. As a tier zero service we will be raising the bar on resilience and scalability. We’re looking for top engineers to design, evangelize and implement state of the art solutions for never before solved problems.


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS


· 4+ years of professional software development experience

· 3+ years of programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design

· 2+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems

· 4+ years of professional software development experience

· 3+ years of programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design

· 3+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS


· BS/MS in Computer Science or related field (or equivalent)

· Experience taking a leading role in building complex software systems

· Strong distributed systems and web services design and implementation experience

· Experience implementing servers in a Linux environment

· Deep expertise in either Java or C++ and proficiency with one other programming language

· Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.

· Experience mentoring junior software engineers to improve their skills, and make them more effective, productive software engineers



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