Amazon

Senior SDE - IAM Data Plane

3+ months agoSeattle, WA

DESCRIPTION

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. AWS Platform is the glue that holds the AWS ecosystem together. 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.

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a dynamic and rapidly growing business within Amazon. AWS IAM 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 IAM team enables our customers to control and secure the most sensitive data on the internet.

This position is on the IAM Data Plane team that is responsible for authenticating, authorizing and thus securing every single API call to every AWS Service. We build and operate one of the highest volume, most scalable, globally distributed auth stacks that powers the AWS platform. We are embarking on a journey of multiple strategic initiatives to scale out this stack even further to meet the demands for the next decade. If you like building simple architectural solutions for complex distributed systems and if you enjoy the opportunity to drive the next wave of innovation in tier-0 platform services, we want to hear from you!

We are looking for talented engineers who are passionate about taking hard problems head-on and creating simple, scalable, maintainable solutions. As a tier-0 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.

Learn and Be Curious. 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.

Inclusion and Diversity. Our team is diverse! We drive towards an inclusive culture and work environment. We are intentional about attracting, developing, and retaining amazing talent from diverse backgrounds. Team members are active in Amazon's 10+ affinity groups, sometimes known as employee resource groups, which bring employees together across businesses and locations around the world. These range from groups such as the Black Employee Network, Latinos at Amazon, Indigenous at Amazon, Families at Amazon, Amazon Women and Engineering, LGBTQ+, Warriors at Amazon (Military), Amazon People With Disabilities, and more.

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.

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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
• 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

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.