Amazon Corporate LLC Software Development Engineer - S3 Webserver in Seattle, Washington

Software Development Engineer - S3 Webserver Job ID 418208 Location US-WA-Seattle Posted Date 11/28/2016 Company Amazon Corporate LLC Position Category Software Development Recruiting Team North American Teams - AWS Job DescriptionAmazon Simple Storage Service (S3) is storage for the Internet. Through the use of pioneering techniques in distributed computing, developers can durably store their data on AWS's proven computing infrastructure to achieve virtually limitless storage capacity at minimal cost. Amazon S3 provides simple APIs that can be used to store and retrieve any amount of data, at any time, from anywhere on the web. While the emerging area of cloud computing has seen tremendous growth over the past few years, we are still in the early stages of realizing its full potential. The S3 Webserver team owns the run-time system that is responsible for serving the S3 API to customers. This includes the get, put, copy and delete API's as well as the platform in which each API executes after receiving a request from a customer client. We own building core features, data life cycle workflows, versioning, multi-part upload and static website hosting for the S3 webserver. Our systems must be designed to handle wildly varying access patterns and unprecedented load as AWS continues to grow at an incredible rate, driven by usage from customers across 190 countries. The S3 Webserver team is looking for passionate, experienced software engineers to build the next generation S3 frontend webserver. As a member of the S3 Webserver team, you will have the unique opportunity to both take part in design, development and ownership of entire backend sub-systems that solve hard distributed system problems as well as doing the same for new API's that are used by millions of applications around the world. Join us as we define S3 for customers and significantly drive growth not just for S3, but for the entire AWS ecosystem. Responsibilities Include: Design, implementation, deployment and maintenance of innovative software solutions to transform service security, durability, availability, performance and cost. Use software engineering best practices to ensure the standard of quality of all team deliverables Write high quality distributed system software Work in an agile, startup-like development environment, where you are always working on the most important stuff. Mentor junior software development engineers Basic Qualifications Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field Computer Science fundamentals (CS/Engineering degree or equivalent experience). 2+ years professional experience in software development Adept problem solving and troubleshooting skills Preferred Qualifications Strong desire to build, sense of ownership, urgency, and drive. Strong foundation in algorithms, data structures, OO and core Computer Science concepts Proficiency in, at least, one modern OO programming language such as Java (preferred), C# or C++ Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment Experience mentoring more junior developers Experience with building highly-available and scalable distributed systems Experience with mission critical, 24x7 systems Understanding of networking protocols Understanding of how storage systems work Comfortable using Linux environments Graduate degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation