Amazon

Software Development Engineer

2 months agoMinneapolis, MN

DESCRIPTION

We are looking for developers to join us at our Minneapolis, MN location to build the next generation of the AWS Direct Connect service. This position will be responsible for designing, developing, and supporting features within the AWS Direct Connect service.

First, a bit of background:
Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers a broad set of global compute, storage, database, analytics, application, and networking services that help organizations move faster, lower IT costs, and scale applications. Our services are trusted by the largest enterprises and the hottest startups to power a wide variety of workloads.

The AWS Direct Connect software engineering team invent solutions makes it easy for customers to establish a dedicated network connection from their premises to the AWS cloud. These connections help to reduce network costs, increase bandwidth throughput, and provide a more consistent network experience than Internet-based connections. AWS Direct Connect is currently available in more than 91 locations located in 28 countries.

The opportunity:
AWS gives its engineers a tremendous amount of responsibility and empowers them to do whatever it takes to meet customer needs. The AWS Direct Connect team is looking for technical experts who can help us build large scale distributed systems to meet our customers' demands. You will be designing, implementing, and operating features to put features into customers' hands quickly.

AWS in general and this business, in particular, operates at very large scale and on critical workloads, so a passion for operational excellence is essential. Candidates must be comfortable working within a fast-moving startup environment and be eager to embrace ownership and accountability.

Amazon has a fast-paced environment where we "Work Hard, Have Fun, Make History." On a "typical" day, software engineers might whip up a prototype to prove or disprove an idea, instrument code to report a new metric, talk with customers, code up a feature, or draft a proposal for a radical new idea.
For detailed info regarding Direct Connect visit:
http://aws.amazon.com/directconnect
For more information on Amazon Web Services please visit: http://aws.amazon.com/

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

• 3+ years of professional experience in software development using Java, C++, or C#
• 2+ years of experience with Linux

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Experience with AWS
• Experience with large scale distributed systems
• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent experience
• Meets/exceeds Amazon's leadership principles requirements for this role
• Meets/exceeds Amazon's functional/technical depth and complexity for this role

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