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Software Development Engineer II - AWS Organizations

Job ID: 2514577 | Amazon Development Center U.S., Inc.


- 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


The AWS Organizations team is looking for a Software Development Engineer with a passion for building highly scalable, well architected services to enable some of AWS’s largest customers to operate in AWS’s most specialized regions. This includes defining the customer experience for account creation, governance, and financial management. Our mission is to make multiple accounts easier to manage than a single account.

This position represents an opportunity to join a rapidly growing space to help shape the technology, product and business.
- Is it your desire to own significant components or features?
- Are you looking for an opportunity to be a significant and autonomous contributor for a team?
- Do you have a passion for solving difficult problems and applying appropriate technologies and best practices?
- Do you want to work on project ideas with customers, stakeholders and peers?

Key job responsibilities
- Help balance customer requirements with team requirements
- Make appropriate trade-offs, re-use where possible, and are judicious about introducing dependencies
- Train new team-mates on how your team’s software is constructed, how it operates, how security it is, and how it fits into the bigger picture
- Work to resolve the root cause of complex problems
- Ownership of a large or significant set of components, a mid-size application, or service

A day in the life
A day in the life of a Software Development Engineer (SDE) on the AWS Organization team focuses on operational excellence, constructively identifying problems and proposing solutions. You help your team evolve by actively participating in the code review process, design discussions, team planning, and ticket/metric/COE reviews. SDEs will also mentor and help to develop others and interview for the team.

About the team
We value our diverse team, in tenure, gender, and background. Come join our start-up culture, work fast and smart, while adapting and iterating quickly. We are looking for someone who is ready to roll-up their sleeves and join a tightly-knit team that is tackling a very interesting and challenging opportunity. Our team puts a high value on work-live harmony. We offer flexibility in working hours and encourage you to find the harmony that brings you happiness and fulfillment.

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

Seattle, WA, USA


- 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.