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Software Development Engineer - SDEI

Job ID: 2062459 | Amazon Dev Center U.S., Inc.


Job summary
Are you driven by new technology and enjoy building software to solve complex business problems? Would you like to work on a variety of high impact and business-critical projects in a fast-paced, collaborative, inclusive, and iterative delivery environment? If so, this is an excellent opportunity for you!

We are looking for passionate software engineers who have experience building innovative and high-volume applications. This is a high visibility team where you'll make a direct positive impact on the customer experience. We are excited about our roadmap that involves building technology for new business initiatives with the opportunity to work on grounds-up product development. Additionally, on this team you will interface with key stakeholders, who use our platform to access internal AWS services in order to address key security relevant issues.

A qualified candidate for this role enjoys building highly scalable, fault-tolerant distributed systems using cloud-native architectural patterns. If you are interested in building services that allow AWS Security business to reach its innovative and aggressive goals, then we look forward to connecting with you.

Please note that this position requires that the candidate selected be a US Citizen. This role requires a TS/SCI or ability to obtain a TS/SCI.

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 we 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 also puts a high value on work-life balance. Striking a healthy balance between your personal and professional life is crucial to your happiness and success here, which is why we aren’t focused on how many hours you spend at work or online. Instead, we’re happy to offer a flexible schedule so you can have a more productive and well-balanced life—both in and outside of work


  • Programming experience with at least one software programming language.
  • 1+ years of experience in software development

  • 1+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
  • 1+ years of programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, Go, Python, C++, or C# including object-oriented design
  • 1+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems.
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering or related field.


  • 1+ years professional experience in commercial/large scale system software development and delivery
  • 1+ years professional experience in software design and implementation with at least one modern language such as Python, Go, JavaScript, Java, and/or C++
  • Experience with building dynamic web applications and the APIs that power them (React, Redux, NodeJs, and/or Angular)
  • 1+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline.
  • Strong Computer Science and development fundamentals, including object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, and complexity analysis
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering and best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.
  • Experience building large-scale software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
  • Expertise in software processes, web services, multi-tiered systems, and enterprise application integration
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role

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