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Software Development Engineer, Route 53 Application Recovery Controller

Job ID: 2447725 | Amazon Development Center U.S., Inc.


Want to drive the development of new AWS service for thousands of cloud customers? We are currently looking for a software development engineer to help us deliver the future of application and network monitoring at AWS. This role is for an external facing AWS service and is a good fit for you if you are passionate about autonomous software systems that transform the way applications and networks are built and operated. You build high quality, highly available, always-on services. You're happiest when you're working with empowered, world-class leaders and engineers to meet world-class challenges. Finally, with your curiosity and strong ownership bias, you have an infectious desire to continually improve how things are done.

Come join us and
- Do what nobody else in the world is doing… literally
- Gain world class knowledge and expertise on designing, building and operating software services at AWS' scale
- Create, enhance, and run scalable autonomous services that observe the state of AWS applications and the global internet, make active decisions on performance issues, and inform AWS customers about those issues
- Collaborate with and learn from world leaders in distributed systems and networking

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

Portland, OR, USA | Seattle, WA, USA


- 3+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
- 2+ years of non-internship design or architecture (design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and existing systems experience
- Experience programming with at least one software programming language


- 3+ 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 $115,000/year in our lowest geographic market up to $223,600/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.