Hpc Software Development Engineer

3+ months agoSeattle, WA


Want to enable cutting-edge scientific computing and help make the next big breakthrough possible? Want to make AI Machine Learning workloads faster and more effective? The Amazon Web Services High Performance Computing (HPC) team is looking for Software Development Engineers (SDEs) to develop new features, functionality, and capabilities for AWS Elastic Fabric Adapter (EFA). As a contributor, you'll be part of a truly innovative team who strive each day to enable those breakthroughs.

The AWS HPC EFA team is building the software stack that enables low-latency, high-bandwidth networking for HPC and ML workloads. This is an opportunity to engineer systems that enable HPC workloads to scale, interacting with numerous AWS teams and Open Source Communities. As a developer in the AWS HPC EFA team, you'll partner with research and business teams to build new capabilities that surprise and delight our customers. You'll be surrounded by people who are passionate, and believe that world-class service is critical to customer success.

If you're looking to solve challenging problems and create great products for customers, then this is the right role for you!

To learn more about AWS EFA:

Inclusive Team Culture: Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon's culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 14 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

Work/Life Balance: 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.

Mentorship & Career Growth: 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, but kind, 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.


• 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


• Development experience with user-space network stacks (including, but not limited to, Libfabric or the Linux rdma stack).
• Experience with performance tuning of High Performance Computing (HPC) software stacks.
• Experience working in large Open Source projects

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Job ID: Amazon-1481280