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Sr. Embedded Software Development Engineer, Rack Power

Job ID: 2445564 | Amazon Data Services, Inc.


- 5+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
- 5+ years of programming with at least one software programming language experience
- 5+ years of leading design or architecture (design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and existing systems experience
- Experience as a mentor, tech lead or leading an engineering team
- 5+ years of programming using a modern programming language such as Java, C++, or C#, including object-oriented design experience


The AWS Rack Power team is driving rapid innovation in the power systems used by Amazon Web Services. Our designs are fundamentally changing the data center, providing operational and financial benefits that are critical to the success of the AWS business and its millions of customers. We design and build power equipment used by and AWS services such as EC2, EBS, S3, Glacier, and Outpost. Our engineers solve challenging technology problems, and take big bets on new concepts, enabling AWS services to continue to revolutionize the industry.

What you will do: as a member of the Rack Power team, you will be responsible for designing, developing, testing, and deploying distributed software systems and large-scale solutions for our world-wide installed fleet. You will work closely with sofware, hardware, and systems engineers to develop firmware for our power conversion product line. You will own the end-to-end design of new firmware and tools on a continuous improvement and technically challenging environment. You will be a software subject matter expert on new product development efforts, defining the architecture of future AWS technologies to deliver a world-class customer experience. This is a fast-paced, intellectually challenging position, and you will work with thought leaders in multiple technology areas. You will have high standards for yourself and everyone you work with, and you will be constantly looking for ways to improve your products performance, quality and cost. We are changing an industry, and we want individuals who are ready for this challenge and want to reach beyond what is possible today.

Why it matters: Amazon has thousands of unique services, both big and small that power the Retail website (, Amazon Web Services, Echo, Kindle, Amazon Instant Video and more. These services run on hardware around the world. We continually need to deploy newer, innovative, and more efficient and cost effective hardware and software solutions. Your work will drive efficiency, contributing to Amazon's Climate Pledge. Your work will drive significant cost savings while improving the performance and reliability of our websites and services. Your work will ensure the highest reliability of power equipment.

Why you will love it: You will have exposure to teams and leaders across the entire company. You will be a part of a leading edge product development team. You will see many aspects of the Amazon business. You will have a direct impact on our bottom line and the ability to improve things for our developers. You will be part of a growing, fast paced and fun team. You will have ownership and responsibility for defining and executing processes that deliver both savings and productivity for Amazon.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Seattle, WA, USA


- 5+ years of full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations experience
- Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent

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Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $134,500/year in our lowest geographic market up to $261,500/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.