Software Development Engineer
Company: Amazon.com, Inc.
Posted on: May 3, 2021
AWS has the most services and more features within those
services, than any other cloud provider-from infrastructure
technologies like compute, storage, and databases-to emerging
technologies, such as machine learning and artificial intelligence,
data lakes and analytics, and Internet of Things. AWS Platform is
the glue that holds the AWS ecosystem together. Whether its
Identity features such as access management and sign on,
cryptography, console, builder & developer tools, and even projects
like automating all of our contractual billing systems, AWS
Platform is always innovating with the customer in mind. The AWS
Platform team sustains over 750 million transactions per
We, the AWS Chatbot team, are a small group of engineers and
designers who are determined to change the way customers interact
with AWS. Our mission is to build an intelligent (AI based) system
that enables customers to have a conversation with AWS and get
assistance instantly. We are a team of builders working on a
recently launched AWS service that is built on serverless
technologies and uses Natural Language Processing (NLP) and Machine
Learning (ML). We are looking for passionate, intelligent leaders
who have a strong sense of ownership and a thoughtful engineering
mind. If you want your work to positively impact the lives of
millions of people and you're up for a challenge, we must talk.
If you are looking for an opportunity to build out brand new
products using complex, scalable, highly available systems, and
create the business impact by improving customer experience. This
is a chance to join a high-visibility startup within AWS but with
solid backing from the company. We are looking for technical
leaders who are motivated to tackle ambiguous situations, rapidly
produce prototypes, and outline the path from prototype to product.
We need enthusiasts who appreciate craftsmanship in delivering
user-friendly UX that earns customer trust and enables them to grow
fast with AWS. You are a torch-bearer of design principles,
quality, and highest standards in the team.
We started with a scrappy team of builders and plan to change
the way customers interact with AWS. It is a great time to join and
grow with the team and work hard, have fun, make history!
You must be able to:
- Write high-quality, efficient, testable code in Java and other
- Build highly available, secure, distributed systems in a
- Collaborate with some of the best engineers in the
- Mentor other developers.
- Find out what it takes to engineer systems for "Amazon
- Own and operate the systems that you build based on real-time
customer data and demanding service-level agreements.
- Contribute to planning, design, implementation, testing,
operations, and process improvement as a member of a Scrum
Learn and Be Curious. We have a formal mentor search application
that lets you find a mentor that works best for you based on
location, job family, job level etc. Your manager can also help you
find a mentor or two, because two is better than one. In addition
to formal mentors, we work and train together so that we are always
learning from one another, and we celebrate and support the career
progression of our team members.
Our team also puts a high value on work-life balance. Striking a
healthy balance between your personal and professional life is
crucial to your happiness and success here, which is why we aren't
focused on how many hours you spend at work or online. Instead,
we're happy to offer a flexible schedule so you can have a more
productive and well-balanced life-both in and outside of work.
Inclusion and Diversity. Our team is diverse! We drive towards
an inclusive culture and work environment. We are intentional about
attracting, developing, and retaining amazing talent from diverse
backgrounds. Team members are active in Amazon's 10+ affinity
groups, sometimes known as employee resource groups, which bring
employees together across businesses and locations around the
world. These range from groups such as the Black Employee Network,
Latinos at Amazon, Indigenous at Amazon, Families at Amazon, Amazon
Women and Engineering, LGBTQ+, Warriors at Amazon (Military),
Amazon People With Disabilities, and more.
Learn more about Amazon on our Day 1 Blog: https://blog.aboutamazon.com/
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- 2+ years of non-internship professional software development
- 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.
- Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field (or
- 3+ years of experience in effectively operating a complex
system that is highly reliable and scalable.
- Practical knowledge of distributed system design, micro-service
architecture, using cloud services, serverless technologies,
natural language processing, machine learning, and basic data
- Practical knowledge of professional software engineering
practices including the full software development life cycle,
coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build
processes, testing, and operations.
- Strong track record delivering high quality software on
- Able to work in a diverse team
- Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or
- 5+ years of relevant experience in Software Development.
- Deep understanding of OOP concepts, algorithms and data
- Experience with building applications involving Natural
Language Processing (NLP), Machine Learning (ML) and big data
processing systems preferred.
- A deep understanding of the software development lifecycle, and
a track record of shipping software on time.
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
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