Sr. Front End Web Development Engineer - Aws Glue

3+ months agoNew York, NY


The Company:
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the pioneer and recognized leader in Cloud Computing. Our web services provide a platform for IT infrastructure in-the-cloud that is used by hundreds of thousands of developers and businesses around the world. These customers range from start-ups to leading web companies to Global 500 companies.
The Group:
AWS Data Services group provides rapidly growing, industry acclaimed cloud services in areas of big data platforms to data analytics to operational databases. The group is at the forefront of innovation in these areas producing world-class cloud services such as EMR to Redshift to RDS Aurora and many more.
The Team:
AWS Glue is a fully managed service offering next-generation data management and transformation solution at the intersection of Serverless, FastData, ML and Analytics.
AWS Glue simplifies and automates the difficult and time consuming data discovery, conversion, mapping, and job scheduling tasks at massive scale.
Top reasons to join our team:
Be catalyst to deliver a truly disruptive product while it is in infancy state
Build unique and intuitive user experiences that make complex processes appear seamless to our customers
Influence and build product that will leverage scale of resources to orchestrate data workflow
Be part of big data revolution in cloud
Grow the leader in you to build revolutionary product

About you:
Passionate about creating compelling experiences for customers
Know about and continually want to learn more about modern web frameworks.
Strive to build highly responsive, intuitive, and sleek experiences for customers.
Know about the nuances, pitfalls, strengths, and associated best practices of the various web application paradigms (single-page apps, MVC apps, static site generators, etc.).

Thrive in culture of ownership, delivery and bias for action
Fast pace environment energizes you to be at your best
Innovate and invent in agile and collaborative environment
Curious and eager to learn to expect more of you and others

The Responsibilities:
Translate functional and technical requirements into detailed architecture, design and extensible code
Be an advocate of industry best-practices to produce reliable, fault-torrent and dependable code
Code and test complex system modules; develop and leverage frameworks to be effective and efficient
Participate in architecture, design and code reviews to maintain our high development standards
Own system architecture, scalability, reliability, and performance
Collaborate and influence other teams to deliver and operate large scale, distributed services in the cloud
Mentor other engineers, defining our challenging technical culture, and helping to build a fast-growing team

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.

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.


• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent with 7+ years experience, in: software development, including design, implementation, debugging, and support

• Deep understanding of client side web technologies

• Passion and ability to debug, troubleshoot, and resolve highly complex performance and operational issues


• Strong knowledge of data structures and algorithms

• Write very high quality code that is robust and easy to maintain

• Experienced debugging, diagnosing, and trouble-shooting complex, production software

• Strong understanding of system performance and scaling

• Ability to drive tasks to completion and take ownership of projects

• Ability to work in a fast paced and agile development environment

• Possess excellent communication, sharp analytical abilities, and proven design skills

• Experience delivering and operating large scale, highly available distributed systems is a plus

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

Job ID: Amazon-1388326