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Software Development Engineer, Compute Services

Job ID: 2555568 | 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


Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) team in AWS is looking for a Software Development Engineer to join core Kubernetes team to build and ship services that focus on advancing the capabilities of Kubernetes to deliver a seamless and powerful container orchestration experience. As a Software Development Engineer at EKS, you will get to learn and contribute to the massive scale supported by AWS and enhance customer experience across the globe. You will influence the way services are developed, provide best practices guidance and architecture feedback.

The ideal candidate is excited about the incredible opportunity that EKS represents, and is passionate about delivering high quality services in a hyper-growth environment. As a member of our team, you'll collaborate with outstanding engineers and leaders to refine product requirements with product managers, define architecture, and take a leadership role in the implementation and launch of software. All team members actively participate in planning, product definition, technical architecture review, iterative development, code review, and operations. Along with this, you’ll have the opportunity to interact with enterprise customers to ensure their needs are met -- clear, professional communication with teammates and customers is an important part of the job.

Work/Life Balance:
Our team believes in maintaining the right work/life balance. We understand the importance of a healthy and sustainable lifestyle, and we strive to create an environment that fosters productivity while respecting personal time. Join us in building cutting-edge technologies and making an impact in the container orchestration space, all while enjoying a fulfilling and balanced professional life. If you are passionate about pushing the boundaries of container orchestration, thriving in a collaborative and fast-paced environment, and wanting to contribute to the future of Kubernetes, we encourage you to apply and be part of our talented team at EKS.

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 This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.