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Sr. Software Development Engineer - AWS S3 Index Services

Reference ID: 450168
Software and Programming
Full Time
Vancouver, BC     

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Amazon's Simple Storage Service (S3) provides a key-value-oriented interface to an infinitely scalable and durable storage system. We build and run the largest commercial storage system in the world. AWS S3 stores trillions of objects and regularly services millions of requests per second.

S3 Indexing team is looking for a passionate, experienced software engineer to build the next generation of S3 Indexing system. As a member of the 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

    •7+ years of industry experience
    •Proficiency in, at least, one modern programming language such as Java, C++, or C#
    •Experience building scalable distributed systems with service oriented architectures
    •Candidates must have a strong Computer Science background (a bachelor's degree in Computer Science is a must, and a Master's degree or relevant work experience is preferred)

Preferred Qualifications

    •Experience with big data and massively-scaled distributed computing
    •A deep understanding of software engineering practices, OOD, design patterns and algorithms
    •Demonstrated strong technical judgment in conjunction with passionate customer-focus
    •Excellent verbal and written communication skills with an ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions
    •Ability to work through ambiguous/undefined problems; ability to think abstractly
    •Passion for understanding ambiguous, complex problems and driving innovative technical solutions
    •Experience with software development in a Linux environment
    •MS/PhD Degree in Computer Science

Posted: February 19, 2017
Closes:April 13, 2017
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