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Software Development Engineer – AWS Database Services – Migration Services

Job ID: 1404453 | AMZN Dev Cntr Poland sp. z.o.o


Come and join the Database Migration Accelerator team that helps our customers migrate to the cloud. We are on a mission to transform legacy enterprise workloads into modern AWS native application architectures. We achieve this by utilizing cutting edge tools, sophisticated engineering systems and database expertise. We provide fixed price and high speed migrations to the cloud. Database Migration Accelerator is combining various AWS cloud platform services into one product which would serve to our customers. We are a team of professionals that are forward-looking and using latest technology offerings (AWS cloud services, relational and NoSQL databases) to build new capability to operationalize and automate migration methodologies. Databases Services at AWS covers a range of data platforms including Amazon Aurora, DynamoDB, Redshift, Athena, as well as AWS Database Migration Service, Data Pipeline, Glue and more. As each service grows, so does adoption by customers world-wide.

We have an interesting opportunity for Software Development Engineers who are passionate about developing new offering for the cloud and are enthusiastic about applying bold new ideas to real-world problems.

Joining the AWS Database Services team as a Software Development Engineer gives you the opportunity to:

  • Work for a company that’s at the forefront of the cloud computing space.
  • Be involved in the fast growing managed services space and learn from the experts.
  • Truly Own solution from concept design through development to production.
  • Join the team whose activities are regularly called out publicly by our CEO.

Work/Life Balance
Our team places value on work-life balance. Our team is global, based in the US, and Poland. Our Poland teams typically start later in the day to have a couple of hours of overlap with US teams.

Mentorship & Career Growth
Our team is dedicated to supporting new team members in an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. Our senior engineers mentor more junior engineers through one-on-one mentoring and collaborative code reviews.

Projects and tasks are assigned in a way that leverages your strengths and helps you further develop your skillset.

Inclusive Team Culture
We get to build a really cool service and the main contributing factor to our success is the inclusive and welcoming culture that we embody every day.
We welcome teammates who are enthusiastic, empathetic, curious, motivated, reliable, and able to collaborate with a diverse team of peers.

As a SDE on Our Team You Will:
  • Build new cloud based solutions to accelerate migrations.
  • Research and design concept of a product.
  • Redesign and architect applications from working with old fashioned engine to an AWS native engine.
  • Work closely with database developer team members to ensure good quality and scalability.
  • Analyze existing application architectures to determine the most appropriate migration strategies.
  • Research and identify new opportunities for AWS to innovate on behalf of our customers.
  • Collaborate efficiently with other teams to deliver impactful projects.
  • Share your knowledge of the most effective performance, scalability, architecture, and engineering patterns and methods.


  • Bachelors in Computer Science or Engineering, or equivalent experience.
  • 4+ years’ experience working on large scale code bases for web services, applications or other software components.
  • Proficiency in software engineering practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.
  • Experience with at least one common programming language such as Java, C++, C#, Python, or JavaScript including object-oriented design patterns.


  • Knowledge of either Microsoft SQL Server or Oracle and either PostgreSQL or MySQL.
  • Understanding systems design and scalability concepts.
  • Ability to break down complex concepts into easily understood frameworks and models.
  • Excellence in technical communication with peers and other stakeholders.
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