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Support Engineer, CloudFormation - Control Plane

Full Time
6 days ago
Job summary
Do you want to impact millions of customers? Do you want to work on projects? Do you feel passionate about working with highly scalable and available ? Do you get excited at the idea of designing and delivering next generation cloud infrastructure? Your quest is finally over!

AWS CloudFormation provides an easy declarative way to create, deploy and manage applications and infrastructure in the AWS cloud. The CloudFormation teams are pioneers in the "Infrastructure as Code" space. We that spin up infrastructure across AWS at unprecedented scale. This would have an impact in shaping our resource framework that allows CloudFormation to provision hundreds of AWS services. We are looking for stack developers to join our amazing team, who excel in a fast-paced and often ambiguous environment where we love pushing the boundaries to innovate, learn while we and new software, and create solves in a huge internal and external problem space.

You'll get to learn, grow and work with amazing team to:
Support developer tools and services that are used by thousands of AWS users.

Work with and learn many different technologies. While Java/Kotlin are most commonly used we are also actively looking for opportunities to build microservices using Rust/Go and other languages.

Work closely with our customers both internal and external to enhance our customer experience and understand their pain points.
Opportunity to automate our routine operational work.

Path to System/Software Developer

Inclusive Team Culture

Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and 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 at home or at work; 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, including remote work options and encourage you to find your own balance between your work and personal lives.

Oncall Responsibilities
This position involves on-call responsibilities, typically for one week every two months. While we are customer obsessed, we don't like getting paged in the middle of the night or on weekends, so we work to ensure that our systems are fault tolerant. When we do get paged, we work together to resolve the root cause so that we don't get paged for the same issue twice.


Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design
Bachelor's degree in computer science related fields

Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design

Currently enrolled in a Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field at time of application.
Knowledge of Computer Science fundamentals such as object-oriented design, algorithm design, data structures, problem solving, and complexity analysis.
Knowledge of, at least, one modern programming language such as Java, Ruby, Kotlin, Rust, Go etc.


Experience building microservices and working with computing challenges
Experience with AWS CloudFormation is a plus

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