Senior Software Development Engineer At Aws Data Exchange

3+ months agoNew York, NY


AWS Data Exchange is democratizing the way millions of customers find, subscribe to, and use third-party data in the cloud. We have thousands of data products from hundreds of data providers. AWS Data Exchange makes it easier for developers, academics, enterprises, and scientific researchers to find the data they need to cure diseases, manage their food supply chain, and recommend the best movies when all you want to do is relax. As a recently launched service based in NYC, this is your chance to work in a start-up like environment within the world's most successful cloud business.

Customers tell us they want using data in the cloud to be as easy as it is to shop online; however with existing solutions it can take hundreds of hours to get access to and start using third-party data. AWS Data Exchange reduces that process to minutes so builders can jump straight to using data to solve problems.

AWS Data Exchange is looking for engineers to solve challenging problems and help evolve the service. As a Software Development Engineer on the AWS Data Exchange team, you will be a key contributor to the future direction and growth of the service. You will be on a highly collaborative team that architects and builds solutions at AWS scale, resolves customer challenges, and maintains/enhances the operational excellence that creates loyal AWS customers. We don't like getting paged for on-call so we expect you will build systems that are fault tolerant and work to address root causes. Simply put, as a member of this team you will be given the opportunity to make fundamental contributions to the design and architecture of an AWS service while growing your own technical and professional skills by using the latest cloud native practices.

We are looking for a Sr. Software Development Engineer (SDE) with experience building secure, scalable solutions that delight customers. In this role, you will be responsible for making fundamental contributions to the AWS Data Exchange design and architecture, shaping the long-term vision/roadmaps, and providing technical leadership to the engineering team.

The ideal candidate will have extensive design and architecture experience, knowledge of AWS technologies and services, and a proven track record of building mission critical, highly scalable systems. In addition to strong technical knowledge, you will be someone who understands how to balance moving quickly with long-term investments. Your are customer obsessed and passionate about solving hard ambiguous problems.

Mentorship & Career Growth

Our team is dedicated to supporting new members. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we're building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects 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. You'll have an opportunity to learn from people with and without engineering backgrounds through one-on-one mentoring and thorough and helpful code reviews.

We care about your career growth. You will work on projects and tasks that will develop your skills and enable you to take on increasingly complex tasks. We also provide subscriptions to many popular technical education trainings / certification courses.

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. Examples include the Black Employee Network (BEN), Amazon Women in Engineering (AWE), and Indigenous@. 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 16 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust. We're looking for a new teammate who is enthusiastic, empathetic, curious, motivated, reliable, and able to work effectively with a diverse team of peers; someone who will help us amplify the positive & inclusive team culture we've been building.

Work/Life Balance
Our team puts a high value on work-life balance. It isn't about how many hours you spend at home or at work; it's about the flow you establish that brings energy to both parts of your life. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. We offer flexibility in working hours and encourage you to find your own balance between your work and personal lives.

This is a full-time position. The AWS Data Exchange team is based in our New York, NY office. While the majority of our team is in the greater NYC area, we have many team members in various locations throughout the US.


• 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


• Proven track record of building and shipping enterprise software products
• Proven track record delivering high quality software
• Experience building and operating scalable infrastructure software or distributed systems
• Deep hands-on technical expertise

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Job ID: Amazon-1347379