Software Development Engineer II

Description

Amazon WorkDocs is a cloud based document storage and sharing service with strong administrative controls and feedback capabilities. WorkDocs is more than just the home for user files - it aims at being the simple, secure and cheap cloud based document management service. It also aims to be home for all the conversations, collaboration and activity surrounding user/team/organization documents. To enable the vision and asks from our customers, we are looking for strong web developers to join our mission and build whole set of new feature sets. This is an opportunity to be part of a start-up team for a new AWS business that promises to go big.

We are looking for a well-rounded Software Development Engineer with a proven track record of delivering elegant, intuitive web based collaborative experiences for user centric applications as well as integrating with backend services at AWS scale. Expectations from candidate is to help us build revolutionary web client experiences as well as robust and scalable cloud services. The ideal candidate will have exceptional JavaScript/HTML skills, strong technical acumen, design, and coding skills. He/She will be will be a catalyst for change by working with the various product managers and UX designers to design and implement experiences using modern frameworks like ReactJS or AngularJS along with HTML/CSS/JavaScript. This role will also require mentoring junior team members. As a pivotal member of our engineering team, you will build and operate systems at scale. You will be surrounded by world-class technical talent in a fast-paced environment with the entrepreneurial feel of a start-up. Every day will bring new opportunities to be challenged, learn, and gain top-notch experience in cloud computing and enterprise software. We are making history.

This position is based out of Bellevue, WA

More information - http://aws.amazon.com/workdocs/

Basic Qualifications

BS in Computer Science or equivalent

5+ years of web development experience

Professional software development experience creating cross-browser compatible web-based UIs utilizing JavaScript, CSS, AJAX, JSON, and HTML

Strong knowledge of front-end technologies and frameworks like Angular JS and RESTful web services

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in automated UI testing frameworks (Selenium, Silk Test, etc.).

Experience monitoring and measuring UI experiences.

Experience troubleshooting cross-browser compatibility issues

Familiarity with directory services (e.g. LDAP) and authentication technologies

Strong awareness of emerging design patterns and technologies in Web and mobile UI space.

Ability to ramp up quickly on new technologies and adopt solution from within the company or from the Open Source community.

Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Proficiency in, at least, one modern programming language such as Ruby, Python, C, C++, C#, Java, or Perl


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