Offers “Amazon”

33 days agoAmazon

Software Development Engineer

  • Seattle (King)
  • Teaching

Job description

DESCRIPTION

Do you want to work on a product that can do the following?:
· Access petabytes of data in single-digit milliseconds
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· Replicate tables across continents
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· Stream terabytes of data updates per hour continuously
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· Back up hundreds of terabytes of data in seconds
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· Encrypt petabytes of data with no performance degradation
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Amazon DynamoDB is a NoSQL database service that does all this and more. DynamoDB is a key-value and document database that delivers single-digit-millisecond performance at any scale. DynamoDB can store petabytes of customer data and handle peaks of more than 20 million requests per second.
DynamoDB is one of the largest distributed database systems in the world, and we continue to believe it is Day 1 for the DynamoDB business. We are constantly improving and adding new capabilities to DynamoDB, and we are looking for a deeply technical, team-first software development engineer to push DynamoDB even further.
DynamoDB engineers are constantly challenged to think of unique and innovative solutions. The quality bar is high. As an engineer here, you will work on building services that operate at a massive scale and are responsible for routing large amount of data. Our code is responsible for routing customer requests in the most efficient way across thousands of machines, while providing high throughput and low-latency experience. You will exercise your intellectual curiosity, work with motivated teams of sharp individuals, and get insightful guidance from senior and principal engineers.
This is a hands-on position in which you will own everything from end to end: requirements gathering, designs, design reviews, implementations, code reviews, incremental feature launches, operations, mentoring, and the driving of continuous improvement.
Position responsibilities
· Design, implement, and deploy highly distributed, large-scale services.
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· Translate complex functional and technical requirements into detailed architecture and design.
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· Be very hands on. Work with others on the engineering team to manage day-to-day development activities, participate in designs, design reviews, code reviews, and implementation.
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· Deliver quality features on time and on budget, and execute against project plans and delivery commitments.
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· Contribute to the intellectual property of Amazon through patents and external publications.
Inclusive Team Culture
Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and we host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 14 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

Work/Life Balance

Our team puts a high value on work-life balance. It isn’t about how many hours you spend at home or at work; it’s about the flow you establish that brings energy to both parts of your life. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. We offer flexibility in working hours and encourage you to find your own balance between your work and personal lives.
Mentorship & Career Growth

Our team is dedicated to supporting new members. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. Our senior members enjoy one-on-one mentoring and thorough, but kind, code reviews. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded engineer and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· A Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field
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· Four or more years of professional software development experience
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· Experience designing, building and operating large-scale distributed systems or web services
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· Experience with relational and non-relational database system
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· Experience with programming in Rust
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· Experience delivering projects as part of an agile software development team
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· Excellent written and verbal communication skills

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 https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Desired profile

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· 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

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