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Software Development Engineer, Network Security

Job ID: 2063332 | Amazon Data Services, Inc.

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Job summary
At Amazon Web Services, we run one of the largest networks in the world. We are taking all the industry trends and blending them into the critical foundation of utility computing: the network. Our goal is to become the infrastructure platform for the world and our team will make the bones of the platform “the network”, work flawlessly. Not only supporting Amazon.com at the global level, but amazing global companies.

Amazon Network Security is looking for software engineers to build a platform to manage thousands of network devices; providing significantly improved control, visibility and predictability for Amazon’s global network. Our goal is to eliminate human intervention and errors from network engineering, network build and device management by building tools and systems to successfully manage thousands of heterogeneous devices in dozens of data centers across the world.

You are interested in being part of a high-bar team with global responsibility across all of Amazon’s businesses. You are interested in solving difficult software problems at massive scale. You want to talk to customers directly and design solutions that solve their problems through innovation and automation. You understand how to build software in a continuous integration and continuous deployment environment. You are interested in working autonomously and owning your own code from requirements to launch and for supporting it in the field. You enjoy solving challenging problems and working in a fast-paced, flexible, collaborative team environment.

Responsibilities

  • Design and build innovative software
  • Shape the automation future in network security
  • Deliver engineering solutions for new systems across organizational boundaries
  • Research and recommend optimizations of new and existing software architectures
  • Work closely with network and security engineers on new and existing products
  • Automate network operations tasks through creation and maintenance of tools
  • Identify and troubleshoot systemic platform issues or defects
  • Create documentation for operational procedures and user education
  • Mentor junior staff and participate in interviewing

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • 4+ years of professional software development experience
  • 3+ years of programming experience with at least one software programming language
  • 2+ years of experience contributing to the system design or architecture (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems
  • Experience as a mentor, tech lead OR leading an engineering team

  • Experience in working with Linux/Unix environments
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and as part of a cross-functional team
  • 2+ years of industry experience in core product development, building production quality software
  • A bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science (or equivalent experience in industry)

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with Python or Java
  • Experience with SOA design principles including service orchestration and RESTful Interface definitions
  • Ability to mentor junior software developers in best practices and data driven approaches
-Experience with security information and event management (SIEM) systems
-Experience with vulnerability management and scanning software
-A strong understanding of core internet and networking technologies
-Experience interfacing with external systems and APIs
-Experience with the AWS suite of tools and services
-A strong track record of project delivery for large, cross-functional, projects
-Excellent communication and data presentation skills that allow you to clearly, compellingly, and effectively influence audiences internally and externally, across organizational boundaries
-Able to operate autonomously, making the right judgment calls on approach, priorities, and solutions


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