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Sr Software Development Engineer

Reference ID: 719055

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The Company:
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the pioneer and recognized leader in Cloud Computing. Our web services provide a platform for IT infrastructure in-the-cloud that is used by hundreds of thousands of developers and businesses around the world. These customers range from start-ups to leading web companies to Global 500 companies in financial services, pharmaceuticals, and technology.
The Group:
AWS Data Services group provides rapidly growing, industry acclaimed cloud services in areas of big data platforms to data warehouse to operational databases. The group is at the forefront of innovation in these areas producing world-class cloud services such as EMR to Redshirt to RDS Aurora and many more.
The Team:
AWS Glue is a fully managed service offering next-generation data management and transformation solution. AWS Glue simplifies and automates the difficult and time consuming data discovery, conversion, mapping, and job scheduling tasks at massive scale.
Top reasons to join our team:
* Be catalyst to deliver a truly disruptive product while it is in infancy state
* Solve uniq and first-order problems in areas of Big Data, Spark, Distributed Systems, Serverless and Machine Learning
* Influence and build product that will leverage scale of resources to orchestrate data workflow
* Be part of big data revolution in cloud
* Grow leader in you to build revolutionary product
About you:
* Passionate in building large scale distributed systems
* Thrive in culture of ownership, delivery and bias for action
* Fast pace environment energizes you to be at your best
* Innovate and invent in agile and collaborative environment
* Curious and eager to learn to expect more of you and others
The Responsibilities:
* Translate functional and technical requirements into detailed architecture, design and extensible code
* Be an advocate of industry best-practices to produce reliable, fault-torrent and dependable code
* Code and test complex system modules; develop and leverage frameworks to be effective and efficient
* Participate in architecture, design and code reviews to maintain our high development standards
* Own system architecture, scalability, reliability, and performance
* Collaborate and influence other teams to deliver and operate large scale, distributed services in the cloud
* Mentor other engineers, defining our challenging technical culture, and helping to build a fast-growing team

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

• Master's degree in Computer Science or equivalent with 3+ years of experience OR Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent with 5+ years experience, in: software development, including design, implementation, debugging, and support

• Deep understanding of distributed systems and web services technology

• Strong at applying data structures, algorithms, and object oriented design, to solve challenging problems

• Knowledge of one or more modern programming languages such as C/C++, C#, Java

• Passion and ability to debug, troubleshoot, and resolve highly complex performance and operational issues

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Strong knowledge of data structures and algorithms
• Experienced writing multi-threaded programs requiring concurrency and synchronization primitives
• Write very high quality code that is robust and easy to maintain
• Experienced debugging, diagnosing, and trouble-shooting complex, production software
• Strong understanding of system performance and scaling
• Ability to drive tasks to completion and take ownership of projects
• Ability to work in a fast paced and agile development environment
• Possess excellent communication, sharp analytical abilities, and proven design skills
• Experience delivering and operating large scale, highly available distributed systems is a plus
• Experience with database systems internals, query optimization, and storage systems
• Experience with large-scale data analytics and data warehousing is a plus
• Masters or PhD in Computer Science

Posted: March 16, 2019
Closes: May 15, 2019
Company Info
Size:
51-200 employees
Industry:
Technology

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