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Software Development Engineer – Big Data, AWS Elastic MapReduce (EMR)

Location
Vancouver, BC
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Full Time
5 days ago
Want to change the world with Big Data and Analytics? Come join us on the Amazon EMR team in Amazon Web Services!

Amazon EMR is a web service which enables customers to run massive clusters with open-source data processing frameworks like Apache Hadoop, Spark, Hive, Presto, HBase and more, with the ability to effortlessly scale up and down as needed. We run large number of customer clusters, enabling a variety of customer use cases including analytics and web-scale machine learning.

We are developing innovative new features including our next-generation cluster management system, improvements for real-time processing of big data, and ways to enable customers to more easily interact with their data. We're looking for top engineers to build them from the ground up.

You will work backwards from the customer needs and you will get to do everything from designing and building large scale systems and cutting-edge features for the savviest customers in the business. You will have a chance to work with the open source community and contribute significant portions its software to open source projects including Hadoop, Spark, Hive, Presto and HBase. You need to not only be a top software developer with excellent programming skills, an understanding of distributed systems and parallel data processing, and a stellar record of delivery but also excel at leadership and customer obsession and have a real passion for massive-scale computing. If you want to truly test your mettle against the hardest challenges in distributed systems to build solutions for large scale problems in a wide variety of domains, come join our group.
Your responsibilities will include:
• Designing and building the next-generation technologies that will make EMR the best environment to run large-scale data processing workloads.
• Working on complex problems in distributed systems and query engines.
• Translation of complex functional and technical requirements into detailed architecture and design.
• Deliver systems and features with top-notch quality, on time.
• Own the software development process end-to-end, including: working with engineers and product managers to develop requirements; designing, architecting, planning, implementing, and testing new systems and features; deploying, and operating the production EMR systems.

By joining our team, you will get to work with a minimum of technical supervision, while playing a variety of roles as needed to respond efficiently to multiple program priorities. You will get to collaborate with some of the best and brightest minds in the industry. You'll enjoy a competitive salary, great benefits, a creative and agile work environment, and the exciting opportunity to be part of a fast-paced and growing team and one of the most innovative technology companies - but most of all, you will get the satisfaction of making products that millions use everyday to great effect!

For more information:
• AWS Big Data Blog: https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/big-data/
• AWS EMR: https://aws.amazon.com/emr/

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

• Master's degree in Computer Science or equivalent with 2+ years of experience OR Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent with 4+ years experience, in: software development, including design, implementation, debugging, and support
• Very strong Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, data structures, problem solving, and complexity analysis
• Strong proficiency in developing objected-oriented software, with deep experience in one or more relevant languages (Java, C, , C#)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Experience designing and building highly-scaled distributed systems and web services
• Proficiency in high-performance, multi-threaded programming
• Knowledge of and contribution to Hadoop ecosystem

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.
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Software and Programming