Sr Software Development Engineer, AWS CodeCommit

US, VA, Virtual Location - Virginia

Full Time Senior-level / Expert USD 80K - 175K
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Job summary
Are you passionate about the developer experience? Want to make an impact on how thousands of development teams build products? Do you have great ideas on how to build powerful, intuitive development tools? If so, we want to talk to you!

We’re currently building a source provider that enables companies to store their critical source code in a secure, scalable, managed git service. We are looking for an opinionated Software Engineering Manager who can help define this experience and grow the team. Are you looking to be a part of a team that will influence End to End development and help scale it from the first few thousand users to millions? Have ideas for defining the next gen developer experience?

About AWS Inclusion
  • Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion and peculiarity. We have 13 employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and we host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 14 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

Work-Life Balance
  • Our team puts a high value on work-life balance. It isn’t about how many hours you spend working or in your personal life; 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. Open communication is key to balancing successfully.

Mentorship & Career Growth
  • Our team is dedicated to supporting new members. We’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. Your manager will align you to mentors and projects that not only leverage your superpowers but also help you grow new ones. In addition to formal mentoring, as an organization, we collaborate and train together so can share experiences and learn from one another. Our team celebrates and supports the career progression of our team members.

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Key job responsibilities
  • Work with development teams inside and outside Amazon as your core customers.
  • Identify and eliminate developer pain points in multiple languages and toolchains.
  • Iterate, test new ideas, and shape the future vision for software development at Amazon.
  • Learn, use and master core AWS and Amazon technologies
  • Work closely with remarkable engineers and business leaders on hard problems.
  • Mentor other engineers and set best technical practices and technical direction for your team.
  • Participate in no-meeting Wednesdays and monthly hack-a-thons to help dog-food our developer tools experiences.

Basic Qualifications


  • 4+ years of professional software development experience
  • 3+ years of programming experience with at least one software programming language
  • 2+ years of experience contributing to the system design or architecture (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems
  • Experience as a mentor, tech lead OR leading an engineering team

  • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures and algorithms
  • Attention to detail, and the ability to pick up new tools and technologies quickly
  • Experience building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of scalable web-service design, such as REST/RPC/GQL APIs, MVC Event based architecture, etc.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures and algorithms
  • Attention to detail, and the ability to pick up new tools and technologies quickly
  • Experience building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of scalable web-service design, such as REST/RPC/GQL APIs, MVC Event based architecture, etc.

The pay range for this position in Colorado is $80,000 - $175,000 /yr; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. A sign-on bonus and restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location.



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.

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