Software Development Engineer
- Seattle, WA
We are a passionate team working to build a best-in-class designed to make high-quality easy to access.
As a Software Engineer, you will be working with a unique and gifted team developing exciting products for consumers and collaborate with cross-functional teams
In this position, we are looking for an engineer with deep service orientated expertise and experienced with variety of technologies. We are looking for someone who understands developing innovative services in the cloud, leveraging the best technologies AWS has to offer, and can build software at scale. We need someone who is motivated to tackle ambiguous situations with technologies to rapidly produce prototypes. You will outline paths from prototype to product. You will need to contribute to the professional of colleagues through mentoring, improving their technical knowledge and the engineering practices on your team. You have an eye towards quality, and insist on the highest standards.
• Be heavily involved with and teams to understand needs, propose features, create early prototypes and transform them into exciting experiences.
• new, scalable, secure, and reliable features that drive real-time data, video, and audio solutions.
• Know how to integrate data from a large number of services.
• Write clean, maintainable code and perform peer code-reviews.
• Deep-dive into client or server systems to optimize for performance, maintainability, scalability, extensibility as needed.
• Propose innovative tools, frameworks, automations and processes that are used by the entire services team for .
• Mentor team members to promote engineering excellence
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. Our senior members enjoy one-on-one mentoring and thorough, but kind, code reviews. 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
Here at Amazon, 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. We have innovative benefit offerings, and we 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 14 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust
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
• 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.
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or 8+ years of equivalent professional or military experience
• 3+ years experience building production software systems
• Core Competency in object-oriented programming
• BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent
• Experience developing cloud software services and an understanding of for scalability, performance and reliability
• Understanding of software principles and computer science fundamental
• Meets/exceeds Amazon's leadership principles requirements for this role
• Meets/exceeds Amazon's functional/technical depth and complexity for this role
• Experience architecting complex, scalable, cloud-based systems
• Experience designing and implementing RESTful APIs at scale
• Passion for hosted large data, highly scalable services. We would love to hear about solutions and systems you've developed.
• Development experience defining, developing and maintaining web service API's
• Passion for cutting edge technologies, drive, and ability to quickly learn new concepts
• Prior experience working for a consumer Internet company
Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us .
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