- Seattle, WA
Amazon Web Services (AWS) GWLB (Gateway Load Balancer) Team is looking for engineers to join our development team in Seattle, WA.
Our team owns owns a collection of regional and zonal services constituting GWLB Control Plane. We process large no of requests per second across a worldwide fleet of servers to enable our customers with highly scalable and resilient deployments of inline network appliances. On any given day, we use Java, Ruby, S3, SQS, SNS, DynamoDB and SQL as well as other public AWS services and a host of Amazon-internal tools. We don't expect you to the an expert in the above technologies, but we expect you to be excited about learning them!Do you want to design, build and operate services that are used used by millions of customers every day? Are you passionate about architecting highly available and large-scale services?
This is primarily a back-end position, where you'll work on ambiguous problems, high availability web services, distributed systems and control plane data on a scale more massive than most systems in the world.
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.
Our team puts a high value on work-life 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 fulfilment. 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 one week every ~4-6 weeks. We do get paged sometimes, but when we do your team will be there to support you and strive to reduce our operational load by making our systems better.
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 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, visit US Disability Accommodations.
We're looking for a teammate who is enthusiastic, empathetic, curious, motivated, reliable, values the Amazon Leadership principles and will help us build our positive team culture.
For more information, visit the Amazon ELB detail pages: http://aws.amazon.com/elasticloadbalancing
• 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.
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field.
• 3+ years' experience building scalable, fault tolerant infrastructure software or distributed systems, preferably on a Unix or Linux platform in Java
• MS/PhD in Computer Science or related field
• Strong customer focus, ownership, urgency and drive
• Distributed systems, networking design and implementation experience.
• Excellent communication skills and the ability to work well in a team.
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, visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us
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