Software Development Engineer (Container Services) Location Flexible

1 month agoNew York, NY


Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world leader in providing a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers hundreds of thousands of businesses in hundreds of countries around the world.

The AWS Container organization is looking for a Software Development Engineer to join our new Security Engineering team. You will be joining a small team with the charter to make containers the most secure and reliable service across our ecosystem. Here, you have the chance to be a part of defining how developers build secure container services at the world's largest cloud computing company.

Position location is flexible, wherever AWS has a presence. Preferred locations: NYC, Boston, Arlington, Seattle, Dallas.

As a Software Development Engineer, you will be expected to:
• Help the team create a first-class experience for our customers
• Solve difficult problems with elegant and practical code
• Design, build, deploy, and own scalable and robust systems and tools
• Become a leader on an expanding team of engineers, learning and growing with fellow engineers
• Assist in driving architecture and technology choices for the team
• Develop project plans and commitments, and then deliver consistently against those commitments

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Work/Life Balance
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This position involves on-call responsibilities, typically for one week every two months. We don't like getting paged in the middle of the night or on the weekend, so we work to ensure that our systems are fault tolerant. When we do get paged, we work together to resolve the root cause so that we don't get paged for the same issue twice.
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. 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.


  • 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.
BS in Computer Science or equivalent
2+ years of software development experience (Java, C, C++, Go)
Experience with fundamentals in data structures and object-oriented design
Experience building and operating highly-available services


* Experience with design/architecting large-scale distributed systems
Comfortable in a fast-paced, start-up like development environment
Excellent customer focus.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Excellent analytic and problem solving skills.
* Development experience with Java-based web services

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Client-provided location(s): New York, NY, USA
Job ID: Amazon-1519128

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