Senior Software Development Engineer- AWS Special
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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