Software Development Engineer

2 months agoHerndon, VA


AWS Commerce Platform is seeking a talented software development engineer to design and build innovative cross-domain solutions. Countries and organizations around the world have varied and increasingly strict data protection needs. These requirements add complexity to operating our globally-distributed, massive-scale solution. We need your help designing and delivering game-changing solutions to facilitate changes to how we operate our platform.

Commerce Platform processes trillions of events per month from AWS services such as these to provide bill generation, payment processing, fraud prevention, customer usage, and analytics to both AWS customers and internal users. Because we sit at the nexus of all AWS services and interact directly with end-customers, we work closely with other AWS teams to ensure our customers are provided with a great experience

Our team is an innovation hub, prototyping and building solutions to allow AWS to continue to thrive regardless of the data isolation requirements of government agencies or political regions. We seek to delight both the builders and the operators of our platform with solutions that simplify operations as our environment becomes more complex. We champion bottom-up ideas and regularly file patents for our unique solutions.

This role is an excellent opportunity to join Amazon's world class technical team in Herndon, VA working with some of the best and brightest engineers and technical managers while also developing your skills and furthering your career within one of the most innovative and progressive technology companies anywhere.

This position requires that the candidate selected be a US Citizen and must currently possess an active Top Secret security clearance. The position further requires that, after start, the selected candidate obtain and maintain an active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph and satisfy other security related requirements.


• 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 or higher in Computer Science or related Technical Degree
• Experience building infrastructure, CDK, Cloudformation is a plus
• Current, active US Government Security Clearance of Top Secret or above


• Demonstrated ability to take a project or significant feature from concept to launch
• Experience with large scale systems
• Experience with data visualization

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. 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.

We are dedicated to supporting our new team members. Our team has a broad mix of experience levels and Amazon tenures, and we're building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship.

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.

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