Software Development Engineer - IoT Device Management

2 months agoSeattle, WA


Come influence the evolution of the Internet of Things!

Want to make history and be a part of something incredible? Amazon Web Services is looking for an experienced engineering leader to define and build the future of Internet of Things (IoT). AWS IoT Device Management AWS IoT Device Management makes it easy to securely register, organize, monitor, and remotely manage IoT devices at scale. With AWS IoT Device Management, you can register your connected devices individually or in bulk, and easily manage permissions so that devices remain secure. You can also organize your devices, monitor and troubleshoot device functionality, query the state of any IoT device in your fleet, and send firmware updates over-the-air (OTA)all through a fully managed web application.

We are seeking innovative, focused and practical engineers to join us as we build multiple new services. As a software engineer, you will work closely with senior engineers, contribute to overall architecture, and own and deliver operationally sustainable web services to AWS customers. Along the way, you will learn how to build scalable and work with some of the brightest minds in the IoT space.

Our Software Engineers do so much more than just write code. SDEs contribute and influence across the Software Lifecycle, whether in requirements definition, architectural deployment, or closing the loop from operational software on to the next cycle of idea generation.

Inclusive Team Culture

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 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.

Work/Life Balance

Our team puts a high value on work-live balance. It isn't about how many hours you spend at home or at work; it's about the flow you establish that brings energy to both parts of your life. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. We offer flexibility in working hours and encourage you to find your own balance between your work and personal lives. 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.

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.

We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success and we make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.


• 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 or MS in Computer Science or related field (or equivalent experience)
• Experience developing distributed computing software, scaling of cloud based services, and maintaining high availability services with operational excellence mindset
• Knowledge of Internet protocols such as HTTP, DNS, TCP, and UDP.
• Experience with aspect(s) of computer security: network security, system or application security, security protocols, cryptography
• Experience influencing software engineers best practices within your team
• Strong customer focus, ownership, bias for action.