Amazon Corporate LLC Software Development Engineer - AWS S3 Index Services in Seattle, Washington

Software Development Engineer - AWS S3 Index Services Job ID 446425 Location US-WA-Seattle Posted Date 11/28/2016 Company Amazon Corporate LLC Position Category Software Development Recruiting Team North American Teams - AWS Job DescriptionAre you excited about the incredible opportunity that cloud computing represents? Are you passionate about delivering high quality services and ready to apply your experience at massive scale? Amazon Web Services' Cloud Storage, AWS S3, is one of the largest distributed storage systems in the world. We host trillions of objects and serve millions of requests per second and we're growing more than 100% year over year. Ever tried to find a needle in a haystack? With trillions of objects to manage, keeping track of what is in your S3 bucket is hard. S3 Index Services team develops software responsible for durability and availability of key-value metadata. Developers in the S3 Index Services team work on some of the hardest computer science problems. We build systems that can handle wildly varying access patterns and unprecedented load by our customers. Managing this growth auto-magically, without the need for customers to provision capacity, is what puts the SIMPLE in S3. S3 Indexing team is looking for a passionate, experienced software engineer to build the next generation of S3 Indexing system. As a member of S3 Indexing team you will be tackling some of the hardest computer science problems. You will be building systems that can handle wildly varying access patterns and overwhelming load initiated by our users. Creating a reliable, scalable, and flexible web service requires exceptional technical expertise, a sound understanding of the fundamentals of Computer Science, and practical experience building large-scale distributed systems. You should be somebody who enjoys working on complex system software, is customer-centric, and feels strongly not only about building good software but about making that software achieve its goals in operational reality. Come join us and help solve a challenging set of problems in a space packed full of opportunities. Basic Qualifications Proficiency in, at least, one modern programming language such as Java, C++, C# 3+ years of industry experience Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent Preferred Qualifications Strong foundation in algorithms, data structures, OO and core Computer Science concepts Experience with building highly-available and scalable distributed systems. Understanding of networking protocols Strong desire to build, sense of ownership, urgency, and drive. Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment. MS/Phd Degree in Computer Science Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation