Software Development Engineer

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Posted 2 weeks ago

Are you passionate about building, owning, and operating massively scalable systems? If so, then we have an exciting opportunity for you. The AWS Security Services team at is looking for passionate and innovative Software Developers to help us design, develop, and launch a new security service. The AWS Security Services team builds technologies such as Amazon Inspector to help customers strengthen their security posture and better meet compliance requirements in the AWS cloud. The team interacts with AWS security researchers to codify security best practices and provide customers with detailed recommendations for remediating potential issues. We are innovating new ways of building massively scalable and globally distributed security systems for assisting our customers with security and compliance. Security Services is crucial for Amazon’s long-term success as a technology services company. It is the future of Amazon. We are rapidly expanding our team to meet our fast growing needs.

Amazon in a fast-paced environment where we “Work Hard, Have Fun, Make History.” The ideal candidate will relish creating prototypes to prove ideas, instrumenting code to measure system performance, speaking with customers to gather product requirements, drafting proposals for new solutions to hard problems, and developing solutions at massive scale.

Basic Qualifications

· Software development experience with any of the following languages: C++, Java, C#, Python or Ruby
· Experience with Linux operating system development
· Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field

Preferred Qualifications

· Masters degree or PhD in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field
· Minimum 1 years experience with professional software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
· Minimum 1 years experience working with Linux
· Minimum 1 years experience with distributed systems and web services design and implementation
· Working knowledge of networking fundamentals
· Working experience with security products
· Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
· Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role
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Job tags: AWS Compliance Distributed systems Java Linux PhD Python Ruby Security