SDE- Amazon Web Services (S3)

Dec 08, 2012
Jan 07, 2013
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Full Time
Interested in working on problems that the normal developer only wished they could? Are you interested in building and owning the end-to-end experience for an Internet scalable service? Amazon S3 is the leading innovator in cloud storage where we've built some of the largest distributed systems in the world. Imagine being responsible for a service that has over 1.3 Trillion objects and growing. We are looking for developers that are passionate about building APIs to define the next evolution of cloud storage. In this job you'll be responsible for owning the end-to-end design and implementation of Amazon S3 APIs and customer facing features. You should have experience with TCP/IP, HTTP, and REST. You should be somebody who enjoys working on systems software, has a customer-centric focus, and is excited at building highly scalable systems that supports at least 800,000 request per seconds at peak. You should apply if you want to build a scalable API based on real customer feedback, enjoy iterating fast, and want to solve challenging problems.

Why Amazon S3 is a great place to work:
- We are driving the definition of the cloud storage space
- We focus on delivering features our customers actually use
- We own the end-to-end experience for every feature we build
- We build horizontally scalable solutions on distributed systems
- We work hard, iterate fast in an agile environment, solve challenging problems, and have a blast

Basic Qualifications
- Fluency in one or more of: Java / C#/ C++
- Network programming experience: Experience with TCP/IP, HTTP, and REST
- 6+ years of industry experience

Preferred Qualifications
- Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment.
- Designed and built highly concurrent, high throughput systems with knowledge of distributed systems
- Experience mentoring more junior developers
- Experience with mission critical, 24x7 systems
- BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent

You thrive in a fast-paced, small-team environment where flexibility, teamwork, and delivering rock solid, customer focused solutions on short timelines is paramount. You enjoy working on complex system software, tackling tough challenges, and feel strongly not only about building good software but about making that software achieve its goals in operational reality. You show a strong sense of ownership, bias for action, agility, creativity, and ingenuity.

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