Amazon Corporate LLC Sr. Software Development Engineer, Amazon S3 in Seattle, Washington

Sr. Software Development Engineer, Amazon S3 Job ID 389223 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 are able to durably store their data on Amazon's proven computing infrastructure to achieve virtually limitless storage capacity at minimal cost. Amazon S3 provides a simple web services interface that can be used to store and retrieve any amount of data, at any time, from anywhere on the web. It gives any developer access to the same highly scalable, reliable, secure, fast, inexpensive infrastructure that Amazon uses to run its own global network of web sites. The service aims to maximize benefits of scale and to pass those benefits on to developers. We are currently looking for talented software development engineers to join our Amazon S3 data plane and manage our rapidly increasing scale in the face of explosive customer growth. Cloud computing represents a fundamental shift in how businesses think about managing their information needs. While this emerging area of computing has seen tremendous growth over the past five years, we are still in the early stages of realizing its full potential. We seek smart, passionate and visionary people to help us define this exciting new technology. Our team is clearly passionate about the incredible opportunity that Amazon S3 presents and about cloud computing, in general. You will have the opportunity to deliver high quality technology products/services in a hyper-growth environment where priorities shift fast. You will be able to utilize your experience in building, managing, and mentoring engineering teams, while operating or using web-based services. Responsibilities include: Lead the architectural design, implementation, deployment and maintenance of innovative software solutions to transform service performance, durability, cost, and security. Use Java and software engineering best practices to ensure the standard of quality of all team deliverables. Write high quality distributed system software. Work in an agile development environment, where you are always working on the most important stuff. Mentor junior software development engineers Basic Qualifications BS/MS Computer Science/Computer Engineering. Be passionate about software innovation. 6+ years experience as a system-level software engineer. Preferred Qualifications Experience building high-scale distributed systems. Experiencing building and maintaining mission-critical enterprise software. Practical experience with software engineering best practices. PhD Computer Science/Engineering Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation