Amazon

Software Development Engineer - IAM Data Plane

2 months agoSeattle, WA

DESCRIPTION

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.

Securing trillions of AWS API calls every day, building software that deploys to tens of thousands of hosts across the globally distributed auth system, serving millions of requests per second at extremely low latency with solid availability that entire AWS platform can count on. These are just a few of the numbers that give you a sense of the scale of the exciting problems you will find every day working in IAM Data Plane.

AWS IAM team has been strategic to Amazon from the early years. We are pioneers in areas such as identity, security and providing fundamental platform capabilities to all of AWS services. AWS IAM team enables our customers to control and secure the most sensitive data on the internet. As an SDE in IAM Data Plane, you get to deliver these capabilities and delight our customers through teams of talented engineers and leaders.

This position is on the IAM Data Plane team that is responsible for authenticating, authorizing and thus securing every single API call to every AWS Service. We build and operate one of the highest volume, most scalable, globally distributed auth stacks that powers the AWS platform. We are embarking on a journey of multiple strategic initiatives to scale out this stack even further to meet the demands for the next decade. If you like building simple architectural solutions for complex distributed systems and if you enjoy the opportunity to drive the next wave of innovation in tier-0 platform services, we want to hear from you!

We are looking for talented engineers who are passionate about taking hard problems head-on and creating simple, scalable, maintainable solutions. As a tier-0 service, we will be raising the bar on resilience and scalability. We're looking for top engineers to design, evangelize and implement state-of-the-art solutions for never before solved problems.

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. 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.

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.

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BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

• 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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Deep understanding of scalable computing systems, software architecture, data structures and algorithms
• Proven track record of designing, building and delivering high quality software on time
• Possess strong verbal and written communication skills
• Experience in Agile/SCRUM enterprise-scale software development
• Strong desire to build, sense of ownership, urgency, and drive.
• Possess strong analytical skills, with excellent problem solving abilities in the face of ambiguity
• Deep expertise in either Java or C++ and proficiency with one other programming language
• Experience mentoring junior software engineers to improve their skills, and make them more effective, productive software engineers

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.