Amazon Web Services, Inc.

Software Development Engineer II

Amazon Web Services, Inc.

July 21, 2021

  • 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.
  • Bachelors in Computer Science or Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • Experience designing implementing and maintaining automation frameworks.
  • Experienced debugging, diagnosing, and troubleshooting complex, production software issues
DESCRIPTION
Want to make database history? Come and join the team that is building the most popular cloud data warehousing service in the world with tens of thousands of customers - Amazon Redshift. We are building the next generation data warehouse systems, creating an impact on its hundreds of thousands of users, and looking for top engineers to help shape the future.
Amazon Redshift is the leading, fully-managed, petabyte-scale data warehouse in the cloud. Using Amazon Redshift makes it simple and cost-effective to analyze all your data seamlessly.
As a Software Development Engineer with Amazon Redshift, you will have the opportunity to architect, design and implement automation infrastructure and tools for AWS Redshift at scale. You will contribute to the overall strategy by working on impactful internal infrastructure, tooling, and best practices that enable a quality product. You will work on the Redshift cloud platform to implement and enhance the dashboarding and metric gathering technologies that help us understand the current state of the production fleet. You will build out automation of critical operational functions that ensure that thousands of servers across all AWS regions worldwide are operating correctly and efficiently.
In this role you will have the growth opportunity to work on ambiguous problem spaces and enumerate design choices, trade-offs, and priorities. You demonstrate exceptional technical expertise and a sound understanding of the fundamentals of Computer Science. You are data and metric driven, and obsessively concerned about performance under resource constrained environments. You will mentor junior engineers, participate in defining our technical culture, and help to build a fast-growing team.
This is a unique and rare opportunity to get in on the ground floor within a fast-growing business and help shape the technology, product and the business. You will bring deep technical, networking and coding expertise with the ability to work within a fast moving, startup environment in the industry leading cloud company to deliver a broad business impact.
Come, join us in reinventing database systems for the cloud!
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 host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences.
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.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
  • 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.
  • 5+ years experience writing large scale systems in Java/C++
  • Bachelors in Computer Science or Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • Experience designing implementing and maintaining automation frameworks.
  • Experienced debugging, diagnosing, and troubleshooting complex, production software issues
  • Strong knowledge of data structures and algorithms
  • Experience in debugging, diagnosing, and trouble-shooting complex, production software.
  • Ability to drive tasks to completion and take ownership of projects.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and agile development environment
  • Experience in communicating with peers, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software features, and technical designs.
  • Be highly innovative, flexible and self-directed.
  • Passionate about learning new technologies, frameworks and programming languages.
  • Familiar with scripting languages such as Shell Scripting, Bash, Python or other.
  • Understanding of system (Linux & Unix) and application performance and scaling characteristics.
  • Masters or PhD in Computer Science or equivalent.
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