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Software Development Engineer II

Reference ID: 751309

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) is looking for a qualified individual to work expand the Snowmobile team.

AWS Snowmobile is an Exabyte-scale data transfer service used to move extremely large amounts of data to AWS. You can transfer up to 100PB per Snowmobile, a 45-foot long ruggedized shipping container, pulled by a semi-trailer truck. Our Vancouver based team owns the development and operation of all Snowmobiles and related systems.

As a member of our team you will contribute to all aspects of the software development life-cycle including design, development, testing, and operations. You will work with, and drive real improvements for, customers from around the world.

You have strong verbal and written communication skills, are self-driven and deliver high quality results in a fast-paced environment. You have a track record of using technology to solve problems. You know when to dive-deep and show a broad range of understanding from storage, to distributed systems, to AWS services.


• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science (or related field) or equivalent experience to a Bachelor's degree based on 3 years of work experience for every 1 year of education
• 4+ years professional experience in software development
• Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design
• Computer Science fundamentals in data structures
• Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
• Proficiency in, at least, one modern programming language such as C, C++, C#, Java, or Perl


• Experience in building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
• Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
• Experience with distributed computing
• Experience in communicating with customers and other technical teams to collect requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs
• Experience working with others to improve skills, making everyone more effective software engineers
• Knowledge of storage systems
• Knowledge of AWS services such as S3, Glacier, DynamoDB, and KMS

Posted: June 13, 2019
Closes: August 12, 2019