Software Development Engineer, AWS Health AI

Job ID: 1485170 | Services LLC


The Health AI team is looking for an SDE to join an ambitious new undertaking supporting Amazon HealthLake. You will be involved in the entire product development cycle including customer calls, planning, design, prototyping, launching, and managing operations. Work on Amazon HealthLake which makes it easy for Healthcare customers to use Machine Learning to get better outcomes. Work with a diverse team brought together and motivated by work that improves people’s lives, while being challenged on a daily basis.

Our ideal candidate thrives in ambiguity, builds collaborative relationships, moves fast, and is passionate about meaningful work. They will have the technical chops to design and build complex distributed systems that runs at AWS scale. They prefer working on small, focused teams, own their product, and love to pitch in anywhere to get the job done. They lead by example and the team naturally gravitate towards them because of their engineering expertise and decision-making ability. They can communicate effectively with a wide variety of audiences and are comfortable pitching new ideas.

Our team works together to provide work/life balance for all team members. We recognize that the circumstances of our team members vary, and we balance work across the team so that we’re all able to maintain high standards on behalf of our customers, while at the same time allowing for rich and happy personal lives.

Upon joining Health AI, every employee is paired with a peer buddy who will help you to quickly come up to speed in understanding the technology we’re building, the tools we use and the business problems we’re trying to solve. We hire exceptional people and we recognize the importance of coaching others. We have a formal mentor search application that lets you find a mentor that works best for you based on location, job family, and job level. On our internal “Broadcast” video streaming website, you’ll find countless presentations by some of the brightest minds in computing discussing solutions to many of the exciting problems we’re solving in AWS today with new live-streaming videos added every week.

We have a diverse team and drive towards an inclusive culture and work environment. Our team is intentional about attracting, developing, and retaining amazing talent from diverse backgrounds. Our team members are active in Amazon’s affinity groups, sometimes known as employee resource groups, which bring employees together across businesses and locations around the world. These range from groups such as the Black Employee Network (BEN), Amazon Women in Engineering (AWE) and Glamazon (our LGBTQ+ community).


· Bachelor’s degree in computer science (or related field) or equivalent industry experience
· 1-3 years professional experience in software development
· Strong fundamentals in core Computer Science areas like Object Oriented Design, Data Structures and Algorithms
· Proficiency in at least one modern programming language such as C++, C#, Java, or Perl


· Experience with Relational and No SQL Databases
· Experience with Spring, MVC frameworks, REST/RPC API design and development
· Experience with Big-data Analytics
· Practical experience writing large scale web applications including architectural decisions, language choices, frameworks and implementation

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