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Senior Software Development Engineer - Boston

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Senior Software Developer - Amazon Web Services - Help us reinvent the Cloud!

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a dynamic and rapidly growing business within Amazon, with over a million active customers in 190 countries around the world. In 2017, AWS launched over 1000 new services and innovative features! We maintain this rapid pace of innovation by treating each team like its own startup inside AWS, directly accountable for their customers€™ satisfaction, service innovations, ambitious growth, and meeting revenue goals.

As a Software Engineer in this office, you will design and build a service that allows customers to create cloud storage solutions that are secure, reliable, completely elastic, and can grow to petabyte-scale. Delivering a reliable and high-performance service at AWS scale requires engineers with extraordinary technical expertise and boundless creativity. At Amazon, engineers have the opportunity to interact with customers, to understand our business goals, and to innovate rapidly, delivering high-quality and ground-breaking functionality.

Amazon Elastic File System (EFS) is built in Boston, MA. It€™s a fully managed service that makes it easy to set up and scale shared file storage in the AWS Cloud. Amazon EFS is designed for a wide variety of use cases: data analytics, video rendering, genomics analysis, web serving, content management, and home directories, to name a few. https://aws.amazon.com/efs/

What does it take to thrive as a developer on EFS? You need to be creative, responsible, and curious while working with others to move quickly in turning code into customer solutions. You€™re excited about rolling up your sleeves, implementing big ideas, and learning from those around you. You want the opportunity to grow your technical and professional skills while helping EFS and AWS grow. You relish the opportunity to dig into challenging operational issues and to help customers build the next generation of web applications. You€™re somebody who knows how to be both productive and have fun with others.


· 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
Basic Qualifications:
· Bachelor€™s degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
· 7+ years professional experience in commercial or web-scale system software development and delivery
· Proven object-oriented design and implementation skills (Java, and/or C++), preferably on Linux
· Expert skill in a scripting language such as Bash, Python, or Ruby
· Experience with deployment management tools such as Puppet, Chef, or Ansible
· Deep understanding of scalable computing systems, software architecture, data structures and algorithms
· Proficient in network, distributed, asynchronous and concurrent programming
· Linux or Windows system administration or development
· Understanding and experience building automated and self healing distributed systems in commercial scale


Preferred Qualifications:
· Experience in Agile/SCRUM enterprise-scale software development
· Experience developing storage software with knowledge of storage protocols and file system architecture
· Understanding of storage performance challenges and their solutions
· Familiar with building secure software using modern security principles
· Experience in optimizing Linux kernel performance
· Understanding of network protocols like TCP/IP, UDP, HTTPS, DHCP, and DNS
· Experience building and operating scalable infrastructure software or distributed systems
· Application of formal proof and verification techniques to real world software, e.g. TLA+
· Experience using Amazon Web Services such as EC2, EBS, and S3
· Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment
· Team leadership experience
· Proven track record designing, building and delivering high quality software on time
· Possess a passion for technical leadership and mentoring
· Possess strong verbal and written communication skills
· Possess strong analytical skills, with excellent problem solving abilities in the face of ambiguity

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer €“ Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age.


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Posted: 2020-05-22 Expires: 2020-07-23

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