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Software Engineer II, AWS Platform Cloud Operations

Job ID: 2521342 | Amazon Development Center U.S., Inc.


The Amazon Web Services (AWS) Change Management is a core Systems Manager feature. Our team simplifies the way you request, approve, implement, and report on operational changes to your application configuration and infrastructure on AWS and on premises. Our mission is to make the life of IT Admins and DevOps simple. As part of this mission, we leverage customer obsession and technologies to help customers audit operational changes, provide improved visibility and accountability.

AWS Systems Manager is a secure end-to-end management solution for resources on AWS and in multi-cloud and hybrid environments. Many customers from startups to enterprises are running their entire infrastructure or parts of it in AWS. Operating this infrastructure in the cloud in a reliable way is absolutely important to our customers and we are a core part of that story. Many IT administrators and DevOps engineers rely on Systems Manager to operate their infrastructure safely and securely at scale.

Key job responsibilities
You must have an established background in building large distributed systems, strong technical skills, excellent project management skills, great communication skills, and a motivation to achieve results in a fast-paced environment. It is a highly technical space. You are a strong technical contributor who understands the big picture, builds consensus and rallies the team behind it. Responsibilities include driving architecture, design and implementation of complex components while maintaining an uncompromising bar on quality, security, and mentoring junior developers for software within the team.

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

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.