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Software Dev Engineer II, Amazon Software Builder Experience (ASBX)

Job ID: 2556895 | 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 Builder Tools organization within Amazon Software Builder Experience (ASBX) is looking for talented engineers to join the Apollo team.
Our team owns the software and systems that help Amazon’s massive developer community build the cutting edge services and technology that Amazon is known for. Our systems deliver the technology that powers fully-automated deployments and dynamic fleet scaling for some of the world’s largest services. Through a fully-automated continuous deployment workflow, Amazon engineers can bring code changes and new features to the customer, or dynamically shape the size of their fleet, all because of the magic we provide. Apollo make it possible for every developer at Amazon to rapidly change their running applications without ever having to take an outage.
Apollo is at the core how engineers work at Amazon. Every engineer uses it every day. In Apollo, everything we do goes into production and is instantly used by tens of thousands of other engineers. What we do makes a difference, and we’re not done yet! We are looking for developers who are passionate about making managing applications in the cloud work for everyone. We have so much more we want to do. Interested in providing containers and serverless infrastructure to Amazon engineers, not just using them? We should talk.
This role is in the team that owns the user interfaces that developers at Amazon use to manage software updates and control software running on Amazon’s massive compute fleets. As an SDE II in the team, you will own the end-to-end delivery of software to support major outcomes across Amazon, work with experienced engineers and user interface experts to solve challenging problem, and participate in hiring and developing other members of the team. You need to be capable of working both independently, in a team, and directly with your customers. You will design, implement, test, release, and maintain highly scalable and available distributed software systems. You will own the full product lifecycle and software stack, including verifying requirements, system design, implementation, and continuous improvement.
If you have what we’re looking for, come join a strong team in a highly-visible organization. You will have a significant impact on Amazon and help us to build the best continuous deployment and fleet management system in the world. Help us to write the next generation of systems that controls the software on millions of servers, for tens of thousands of applications, while delivering on the promise of elastic capacity at Amazon scale. We want to make it as easy as possible for application owners to create rapid change, and we need developers who are excited to make managing applications in the cloud work for everyone.

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.