Senior Software Development Engineer- AWS Special

Apr 05, 2013
May 05, 2013
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Full Time
The Amazon Web Services (AWS) team is launching a new service and we need an experienced Senior Software Engineer to help set the architecture and deliver v1 of this new product.
You will have significant influence on our overall strategy by helping define features, drive system architecture, and spearhead the best practices that enable a quality v1 release. A commitment to team work, hustle, and strong communication skills (to both business and technical partners) are absolute requirements. Creating a reliable, scalable, and high performance service requires exceptional technical expertise, a sound understanding of the fundamentals of Computer Science, and practical experience building large-scale distributed systems.

The ideal candidate will be clearly passionate about start-up opportunities, and have a demonstrable track record of success delivering new features or products. This person has thrived and succeeded in delivering high quality technology products/services in a hyper-growth environment where priorities shift fast. He or she has strong OO design and implementation experience, strong knowledge of web services and protocols (HTTP/XML/REST), an in-depth knowledge of distributed systems architectures based on SOA, and has led or mentored junior engineers.

- BS in Computer Science or equivalent
- 5+ years of industry experience.
- Programming in C, C++ and/or Java in Linux and/or Windows environment.

- MS in Computer Science or equivalent
- 7+ years of industry experience.
- Experience building scalable infrastructure software or distributed systems for commercial online services.
- Demonstrated leadership abilities in an engineering environment in driving operational excellence and best practices and mentoring other team members.

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