The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Identity team builds, operates, and innovates the identity, authentication, and authorization stack for the AWS cloud. Our mission is to push the technical boundaries to enable AWS customers to run their business workloads confidently and securely. As part of this customer obsessed mission, we leverage technologies to help customers set appropriate access controls across all their AWS environments.
We are seeking a software development engineer to be part of our team to build solutions on a global scale, own their systems end to end, and influence the direction of technology used by all AWS services around the world. In this role, you will have the opportunity to drive mission critical projects, work with senior and principal engineers, and help mentor more junior team members.
AWS has the most services and more features within those services, than any other cloud providerfrom infrastructure technologies like compute, storage, and databasesto emerging technologies, such as machine learning and artificial intelligence, data lakes and analytics, and Internet of Things. AWS Platform is the glue that holds the AWS ecosystem together. Whether its Identity features such as access management and sign on, cryptography, console, builder & developer tools, and even projects like automating all of our contractual billing systems, AWS Platform is always innovating with the customer in mind. The AWS Platform team sustains over 750 million transactions per second.
Inclusive Team Culture
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 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 puts a high value on work-life balance. It isn't about how many hours you spend at home or at work; it's about the flow you establish that brings energy to both parts of your life. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. We offer flexibility in working hours and encourage you to find your own balance between your work and personal lives.
Mentorship & Career Growth
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. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded professional and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.
Key job responsibilities
As an SDE on our team you will:
Create and collaborate in the design, implementation, and deployment of systems and services
Work and grow with talented teams delivering impactful projects
Functionally decompose complex problems into simple, straight-forward solutions while understanding system interdependencies and limitations
Share your knowledge of the most effective performance, scalability, architecture, and engineering patterns and methods
• Programming experience with at least one software programming language.
• 1+ years of experience in software development
• A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of technical education and work experience
• 2+ years of software development experience
• Experience building software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
• Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project
• Self-directed and capable of working effectively in a fast-paced environment
• Bachelor's Degree or higher in Computer Science or a similar degree
• Experience owning mission critical, 24x7 systems
• Strong understanding of either Kotlin, Java, Go or a comparable programming language
• Experience with NoSQL databases
• Start-up experience
• Interest in or experience developing production web services or Service Oriented Architectures
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, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.