Front-End Engineer - AWS CloudFormation
- Seattle, WA
Come change the way companies manage their applications and infrastructure!
AWS CloudFormation provides an easy declarative way to create, deploy and manage applications and infrastructure in the AWS cloud. The CloudFormation teams are pioneers in the "Infrastructure as Code" space. We develop distributed systems that spin up infrastructure across AWS at unprecedented scale.
With CloudFormation, customers can model their infrastructure and application resources in a template file, and automate provisioning of these resources in a safe, repeatable manner. CloudFormation takes care of determining the right operations to perform when managing your resources, orchestrating them in the most efficient way, and rolls back changes automatically if errors are detected. Codifying their infrastructure allows customers to treat their infrastructure as just code. They can author it with any code editor, check it into a version control system, and review the files with team members before deploying into production.
More on CloudFormation: https://aws.amazon.com/cloudformation/
This position involves on-call responsibilities, typically for one week every two months. We don't like getting paged in the middle of the night or on the weekend, so we work to ensure that our systems are fault tolerant. When we do get paged, we work together to resolve the root cause so that we don't get paged for the same issue twice.
Our team is dedicated to supporting new team members. Our team has a broad mix of experience levels and Amazon tenures, and we're building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. Our senior engineers truly enjoy mentoring more junior engineers and engineers from non-traditional backgrounds through one-on-one mentoring and thorough, supportive code reviews.
We care about your career growth. We try to assign projects and tasks based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded engineer and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.
AWS has the most services and more features within those services, than any other cloud providerfrom infrastructure technologies like compute, storage, and databasesto emerging technologies, such as machine learning and artificial intelligence, data lakes and analytics, and Internet of Things. Whether its Identity features such as access management and sign on, cryptography, console, builder & developer tools, and even projects like automating all of our contractual billing systems, AWS Platform is always innovating with the customer in mind. The AWS Platform team sustains over 750 million transactions per second.
We have a formal mentor search application that lets you find a mentor that works best for you based on location, job family, job level etc. Your manager can also help you find a mentor or two, because two is better than one. In addition to formal mentors, we work and train together so that we are always learning from one another, and we celebrate and support the career progression of our team members.
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Our team also puts a high value on work-life balance. Striking a healthy balance between your personal and professional life is crucial to your happiness and success here, which is why we aren't focused on how many hours you spend at work or online. Instead, we're happy to offer a flexible schedule so you can have a more productive and well-balanced lifeboth in and outside of work.
• 2+ years of non-internship professional front-end software development experience
• 1+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design of new and current systems (architecture, design patterns, accessibility, browser compatibility, performance, and scaling).
• Experience mentoring junior engineers in a professional software setting.
• Experience using AWS technologies like CloudFront, S3, EC2, Route53, Lambda, and API-Gateway.
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