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Amazon S3, Software Development Engineer

Reference ID: 588530

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Vancouver, BC
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Full Time
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Software and Programming

Amazon's Simple Storage Service (S3) provides a key-value-oriented interface to an infinitely scalable and durable storage system. We build and run a massively scalable service. Amazon S3 currently stores trillions of objects and regularly services millions of requests per second at peak.

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

    •Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field

    •Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design

    •Computer Science fundamentals in data structures

    •Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis

    •Proficiency in, at least, one modern programming language such as Java, C#, C/C++, or PerlCPY

Preferred Qualifications

    •Experience working with cloud technologies or services

Posted: November 18, 2017
Closes:December 16, 2017