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AWS Shield – Software Development Engineer

Reference ID: 734444

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The AWS Shield team builds services that protect AWS infrastructure,, and some of the world's largest applications against the availability impact of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks.

In this role, you will be involved in building robust, well-architected systems and high quality user interfaces. Our software applications include the development of well operable APIs/Services supporting customers in their resource protections strategy and assessments. You will be also involved in defining and developing high quality user interfaces with the objectives to provide great user experience to AWS customers during their enrollment and their resource protection management. You will be also proposing and developing solutions for enhancing DDoS attack visibility and reporting used for driving customers to an effective and effectiveness resource protection strategy.

We are looking for a tenacious software engineer eager for architecting robust application and defining effortless and efficient user interface for our customers.

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


• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or similar quantitative field, or related industry experience
• 3+ years experience in modern object-oriented programming languages (e.g. Ruby, Java)
• 3+ years experience in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis


• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Demonstrable expertise in software engineering best practices and full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
• Advance degree in Computer Science or a related technical field
• UX and Customer obsession

Posted: March 18, 2019
Closes: May 17, 2019