Web Developer - AWS New Initiative

Palo Alto
Oct 22, 2012
Nov 21, 2012
Full Time
Amazon Web Services New Initiatives team is looking for ONE exceptional Web Developer. Are you the ONE? This is a ground floor, cutting edge opportunity for an exceptional candidate to help create a new website ground-up. We're looking for someone with unparalleled knowledge in current web development technologies who can thrive in a heterogeneous environment of different languages and technologies. You will work very closely with engineers, designers and artists from inception through delivery on a world class application.

This is an opportunity to work on an innovative website, with a significant role in crafting a customer experience that will amaze and delight it's viewers.

If you are talented and driven with expertise in browser-based AJAX-enabled applications, then come join our elite team. You should have a solid background in the fundamentals of software development and have a deep understanding of industry best practices.

This position is based out of Palo Alto, where the entire team will be located.

  • Experience developing AJAX interfaces with AJAX libraries and frameworks (e.g. DOJO, JQuery, etc.)
  • Proficiency using modern web development technologies and techniques, including JavaScript, AJAX, HTML5, CSS (cross-browser support), Responsive Design, web services, etc.
  • 3+ years of software development experience
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

  • Experience with MVC frameworks like Struts or Spring desired
  • Familiarity with scripting languages (e.g. Perl, PHP, Ruby) desired
  • Passion for creating efficient, scalable, highly usable web interfaces
  • Experience working in an agile environment (Scrum preferable)
  • Experience with Unix/Linux desired
  • Knowledge of Object Oriented design
  • Understanding of web services technologies such as SOAP, HTTP, JSON, WSDL, XSD, and REST.