Offers “Amazon”

Expires soon Amazon

Software Dev Engineer

  • Internship
  • Arlington (Arlington)
  • Personal services

Job description


The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Identity team builds, operates, and innovates the identity, authentication, and authorization stack for the AWS cloud. We are the IAM (Identity and Access Management) Data Plane team and our software is responsible to clear all Authentication and Authorization requests across every single AWS service call.

We are looking for a Software Developer Engineer (SDE) to join our rapidly growing team out of HQ2 in Arlington, VA. This role will work with other SDEs and Principal Engineers to build a brand-new verification platform that will impact all the services across AWS.

If the below resonates with you then you should apply!
· You enjoy taking complex problems and creating simple, scalable and maintainable solutions
· Your technical expertise is deep and broad that you have accumulated designing and operating high scale web-applications and/or web-services in production
· You possess strong analytical skills, with excellent communication and problem-solving abilities in the face of ambiguity
· You care deeply about your career growth. You have the hunger to continuously learn & develop yourself
· You enjoy working on a diverse team or with a diverse range of people

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

This role will sit in our new headquarters in Northern Virginia, where Amazon will invest $2.5 billion dollars, occupy 4 million square feet of energy efficient office space, and create at least 25,000 new full-time jobs. Our employees and the neighboring community will also benefit from the associated investments from the Commonwealth including infrastructure updates, public transportation improvements, and new access to Reagan National Airport. By working together on behalf of our customers, we are building the future one innovative product, service, and idea at a time. Are you ready to embrace the challenge? Come build the future with us.


· Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or related field
· 3+ years developing software solutions in large scale (over 10,000 users) global environments
· 3+ years of experience in building high-performance, highly-available and scalable distributed systems
· Deep experience in at least one modern programming language such as C, C++, C# or Java and mastery of object-oriented design and programming
· Strong understanding of system and application performance characteristics
· 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

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


Ideal candidate profile


· 2+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
· Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design
· 1+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems.
· Demonstrated knowledge of best practices for the design and implementation of large-scale distributed systems as well as experience in taking such systems from design to production and operating at large scale
· Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline
· Experience defining system architectures and exploring technical feasibility tradeoffs