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AWS AQUA - Software Development Engineer III

Arlington, VA 22201
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AWS is building a new distributed query accelerator that provides the foundation for a next wave of performance improvement and innovation in cloud-based analytics. AQUA, Advanced Query Accelerator, was designed from the ground up to minimize unnecessary data movement by using large, high-speed caches, custom hardware, and by pushing reduction and aggregation computation closer to rapidly expanding analytics data. AQUA uses hardware acceleration to efficiently filter and aggregate data and minimize data transmission over the network by sending only the results. This new capability enables AWS Redshift to run up to 10x faster than any other cloud data warehouse. As data warehouses continue to grow over the next few years, the network bandwidth needed to move all this data becomes a bottleneck on query performance. AQUA takes a novel approach to cloud data warehousing, AQUA brings the compute to storage by doing a substantial share of data processing in-place on an innovative new query accelerator. In addition, it uses AWS-designed processors and a scale-out architecture to accelerate data processing beyond anything traditional CPUs can do.
We are looking for contributors in areas of storage, hardware-software abstraction and co-design, query processing, data and control plane development for multi-tenant, distributed systems, hardware design verification and database performance engineering to help us build this new technology and integrate into analytics platforms.

We are looking for individuals to contribute building novel, high-performance query optimization and distributed data processing solutions for AWS AQUA. You will design, develop and support highly performance and memory optimized, highly available and reliable modules and systems. You will be involved optimizing query execution plans, mapping such plans to custom built IP, optimize resource usage, scheduling and overall system performance, and reliability optimization. Working knowledge of query processing, compiler technologies and strong development background with C++ is required.

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


· 4+ years of professional software development experience
· 3+ years of programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design
· 2+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems


· Strong knowledge of data structures and algorithms
· 6+ years experience writing large scale, distributed systems in C++
· 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 abilities, and proven design skills
· Experience delivering and operating large scale, highly available distributed systems is a plus
· Experience with large-scale data and data warehousing is a plus
· PhD in Computer Science


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Posted: 2020-05-22 Expires: 2020-11-09

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