Senior Software Development Engineer - Enormous Data

3+ months agoSeattle, WA


Amazon Web Service's Block and Object Storage (BOS) organization is the backbone of the cloud, responsible for the cloud storage services for business' of all sizes. With exabytes of data, you will find BOS backing many of the most popular websites on the Internet.

As an organization within BOS, Elastic Block Store (EBS) group is no exception. EBS is growing as the amount of data used by businesses that run on AWS continues to increase. EBS is the hard-drive for the Internet, storing exabytes of data for millions of AWS customers. The EBS product allows AWS customers to quickly provision and use scalable storage that meets the needs of their business. We build scalable products that enable our customer's businesses to grow.

Within EBS, the Stats organization builds software systems to drive business insights that enable EBS to both understand current customer patterns as well as identify the next big product offering for our customers. As a Senior Software Development Engineer (Sr. SDE) in the organization, you will be the technical leader on a team that owns software systems that help EBS process exabytes of data running hundreds of millions of queries per day. You will be responsible for writing high-quality code that will be deployed to production. You will also partner with other engineers inside and outside the EBS organization to ensure that your code results in usable solutions for your customers. Come help us move EBS to the next level!

Amazon SDEs play a critical role in Amazon. They bridge the gap between customers and technology to quickly design and deliver scalable and maintainable systems. As you take on more responsibility, you will have input into your team's roadmap and sprint planning process. You may also be involved in making commitments to your customers outside of the organization. You will mentor engineers, other SDEs as an exemplary practitioner of Amazon's leadership principles. While there are on-call responsibilities, we strive to help all Amazon employees achieve a sustainable work-life harmony. Come have a big impact by reshaping EBS's big data landscape!
Follow the links below to find out more about the exciting work being done in Elastic Block Store.

What is EBS and what do we do?

AWS blog posts about the Elastic Block Store:

re:Invent 2019: What's New in Amazon EBS

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• 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


• Experience designing and deploying components for complex software systems.
• Working on complex, cross-organizational projects
• Experience with multithreaded, concurrent processing
• Experience operating enterprise-scale distributed systems

Job ID: Amazon-1255093