Senior Software Development Engineer - Amazon Redshift
- Berlin, Germany
Are you passionate in building high quality products that users find super-efficient? Want to disrupt an industry by revolutionizing the way people view, manage and analyze huge volumes of data? Looking for a job where your work can have direct and massive impact on one of the newest and most exciting AWS services? If so, please read on about the opportunity to be a part of our team.
We are looking for an expert software development engineer to join us to innovate on this new service that addresses the customer needs to set a new standard for data analytics tooling. If you have the skills for building high-performance and secure services that empowers services at massive scale, and are interested in cutting-edge cloud computing, this might be the job for you.
Joining the Amazon Redshift team gives you the opportunity to:
• Work on the latest technology, as we constantly build the latest research concepts into our applications.
• Be part of something big, as you are working on a key pillar of AWSs extensive service portfolio and thousands of Amazon Redshift customers benefit from your contributions.
• Learn from the best, as you are working on challenging engineering tasks in a team of very experienced experts that are close to support you.
• Be part of a great team, as we invest a lot to create an inclusive environment that allows you to perform at your best, while maintaining a fun atmosphere.
As a Senior Software Development Engineer at Amazon Redshift, you will:
• Help define the system architecture, own and implement specific components, build highly available, secure, scalable, distributed and event-driven systems.
• Contribute to planning, architecture design, implementation, testing, and process improvement. Lead the design, implementation, and delivery of software in ambiguous and complex problem spaces.
• Participate in code and design reviews to maintain our high development standards
• As an early team member, you will take responsibility for technical problem solving, creatively meeting product objectives, and developing best practices
• Collaborate closely with UX designers, and other SDE team members to help define the scope of the product
• Find out what it takes to engineer secured systems for "Amazon Scale"
• A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related technical discipline (or the equivalent)
• Extensive production experience with developing software services and an understanding of design for scalability, performance and reliability in a continuous-integration and continuous-deployment environment
• Proven problem-solving skills and knowledge of data structures, algorithms, object-oriented programming and systems design
• Production experience with relational or non-relational database systems
• Proven experience in designing, building, and operating large-scale distributed systems and web services on cloud providers
• Experience with the hiring and mentorship/leadership of junior engineers
• 7+ years of professional experience as an engineer working on highly scalable backend systems, preferably within AWS technologies
• 3+ years of experience in Node.js development.
• A track record of successfully delivering projects as part of an agile software development team
• Excellence in technical communication with peers and non-technical cohorts
• Knowledge of professional software engineering practices and best practices for full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, continuous deployments, testing and operations
• Proven experience in being a self-starter who enjoys solving challenging problems and working in a fast-paced, flexible, and collaborative environment
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