Software Dev Engineer Ii

3+ months agoCupertino, CA


The AWS Identity team builds the secure identity, access, and resource management foundation for customers to scale in the AWS Cloud. By joining the AWS Identity team, you will work on massively scalable, core technologies used for authentication and authorization to all AWS services (such as Amazon EC2, Amazon S3, and Amazon DynamoDB).

Our mission is to make it easier, safer and convenient for AWS customers to run their business workloads confidently and securely. As part of this mission, we leverage large scale data analysis techniques such as machine learning and automated reasoning to help customers set appropriate access controls across all their AWS environments.

We develop our products in small teams using modern development methods and technologies. We strive to create high quality, scalable and usable products. Our standard workflows consist of automated testing, peer reviews and continuous deployment.

You are interested in delivering high-performing, reliable systems in a distributed environment, building and using large data collections and machine learning to deliver the next generation permission experience for all AWS customers. It is a highly technical space. You are a strong technical contributor who understands the big picture, operational aspects as and architecture of our code. Responsibilities will include building architecture, design and implementation of complex components with great quality. You like working in a customer oriented environment, dive deep in logs, metrics and similar tooling to unearth improvements and problems and look forward to work in a high quality international and diverse team. You will be mentoring others as well as given the time to learn and experiment with the latest technology, and build and deliver software within a positive team environment.

The ideal candidate is passionate about software development and has a track record of collaboratively designing, implementing, and launching new products or features.

Come join a team of bright, fun, passionate, and customer obsessed developers. We'd love to talk to you!

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.

Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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.

Meet some of our AWS Identity team members at


• 2+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
• Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design
• 1+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems.


• Masters in computer science, computer engineering or related technical discipline
• Experience with distributed, multi-tiered systems, algorithms, and relational databases
• Experience in optimization mathematics such as linear programming and nonlinear optimization
• Experience in one or more areas: programming languages, formal verification, compilers, or model development
• Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions
• Adept at handling ambiguous or undefined problems as well as ability to think abstractly

Job ID: Amazon-1442039