Amazon

Software Development Engineer

2 months agoSeattle, WA

DESCRIPTION

Computing AWS bills, at its core, is a challenging, distributed systems problem that requires calculations performed over trillions of usage records, millions of accounts, and hundreds of thousands of different rates. Furthermore, our applications meet requirements for accuracy and once-and-only-once processing.

As a software developer, you have the opportunity to develop a federated billing system that supports new pricing models using cutting edge technologies like Kinesis, DynamoDB, S3, Lambda, and more. Additionally, you will build meaningful software that helps AWS to bring our largest customers over to the Cloud. And finally, as an Amazon engineer, you get to own the full lifecycle of your systems, work on challenging problems at "Amazon Scale", and collaborate with high-performance technical teammates and having fun doing it.

If all of this sounds exciting to you, then please come join us and help shape the future of the Cloud.

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 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 innovating with the customer in mind. The AWS Platform team sustains over 750 million transactions per second.

About You
You don't want to join just any team at AWS, you want to join a team that sets the standard by which all other services measure their customer experiences against. You're deeply passionate about marrying the front-end and back-end together to create APIs that support world-class customer experiences. You love GraphQL, and have strong opinions on the standards it should be held to. You're excited when you don't know the answer to a problem and get to dive into the unknown. You know how to pick the right tooling and really care about optimizing your own development experience. You're determined to find the right approach (even if it's not your own) and then establish best practices around that approach. You're passionate about interacting with customers and watching your work in action. You're ready to help us solve our next big problems!

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.

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.

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.

Learn more about Amazon on our Day 1 Blog: https://blog.aboutamazon.com/

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design
  • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design
  • Computer Science fundamentals in data structures
  • Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong Java coding skills; you will be able to discuss in depth both the design and your significant contributions to one or more projects using the Java language
  • Experience with distributed system performance analysis and optimization
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment
  • Strong communications skills; you will be required to proactively engage fellow Amazonians both inside and outside of your team
  • Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, and relational databases
  • Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions
  • Deal well with ambiguous/undefined problems; ability to think abstractly
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

Client-provided location(s): Seattle, WA, USA
Job ID: Amazon-1513331

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