Amazon

Software Development Engineer II - AWS ElastiCache

1 month agoBoston, MA

DESCRIPTION

Are you passionate about building a large-scale, distributed, highly available, and reliable in-memory database? We are building in-memory services, powered by open-source, and optimized for sub millisecond latency at scale. Come and join us to define the future of NoSQL at AWS.
As a Software Engineer in our NoSQL and in-memory database team, you will develop large-scale, distributed in-memory databases with sub-millisecond latency. You will leverage open source technologies like Redis, Memcached, and Amazon proprietary technologies. This includes data plane extremely fast and high throughput development, low level optimizations, asynchronous messaging, event-based technologies, real-time failure detection system, horizontal and vertical scaling, auto-remediation, high availability, fault tolerance, storage technologies, snapshoting, and disaster recovery.
In this role, you will develop significant portions of the product and serve as a mentor for other engineers in their areas of work. You will work to enable a quality product and set the groundwork for success in the next phase of the product and beyond. A commitment to teamwork, hustle, and strong communication skills (to both business and technical partners) are absolute requirements. Creating a reliable, scalable, and high-performance service requires exceptional technical expertise, a sound understanding of the fundamentals of Computer Science, and practical experience building large-scale distributed systems. You should be someone who enjoys working on complex system software, is customer-centric, and feels strongly about building good software as well as making that software achieve its operational goals.
Come work with the folks who are not only building a highly-available and scalable in-memory distributed service but also influencing the direction of NoSQL systems throughout the industry.

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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.
  • 8+ years of relevant, broad engineering experience
  • Deep hands-on technical expertise in at least two or three major technical areas: large scale systems engineering, building complex distributed systems, low level performance optimization
  • Experience working with lock-free algorithms and data structures
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience in developing complex software systems that have successfully been delivered to customers
  • Desire to build services from the ground up
  • Experience working with in-memory caching and database technologies, including Memcached and Redis
  • Experience working with lock-free algorithms and data structure
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Client-provided location(s): Boston, MA, USA
Job ID: Amazon-1544984

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