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Software Dev Engineer, Amazon Q

Job ID: 2606977 | Services LLC


We are looking for a software development engineer for the Next Generation Developer Experience team. Our mission is broad and (deliberately) ambiguous. GenAI is going to help builders create faster, cheaper, more secure, and more reliable applications. GenAI will open the door for other kinds of builders, of all different backgrounds, to build with the power of AWS. We believe every facet of cloud development is changing, and our goal is to invent and drive this change for our current and future builders. This team provides unique opportunity to work closely with scientists to work on cutting edge GenAI and other AI/ML techniques and take new models to production.

AWS Utility Computing (UC) provides product innovations — from foundational services such as Amazon’s Simple Storage Service (S3) and Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), to consistently released new product innovations that continue to set AWS’s services and features apart in the industry. As a member of the UC organization, you’ll support the development and management of Compute, Database, Storage, Internet of Things (Iot), Platform, and Productivity Apps services in AWS, including support for customers who require specialized security solutions for their cloud services.


Key job responsibilities
* Design, implementation, deployment and maintenance of innovative software solutions to transform service performance, availability, cost, and security.
* Use Java/Java based frameworks and software engineering best practices to ensure the standard of quality of all team deliverables.
* Write high quality distributed system software.
* Work closely with scientists to take new models to production
* Build infrastructure for at scale data collection and bench-marking of our models.
* Work in an agile development environment, where you are always working on the most important stuff. * Mentor junior software development engineers

A day in the life
As a Software Development Engineer in this role will be responsible for designing high scale systems, upholding best practices and quality standards, delivering high quality engineering solutions and code. You will work daily with Senior Engineers and Scientists to deliver new innovative solutions to the market.

About the team
Team is building new tools and services using GenAI Large Language models. You will have an opportunity work closely with scientists on model deployment, tuning cutting edge Large Language models and prompt engineering.

Diverse Experiences
AWS values diverse experiences. Even if you do not meet all of the preferred qualifications and skills listed in the job description, we encourage candidates to apply. If your career is just starting, hasn’t followed a traditional path, or includes alternative experiences, don’t let it stop you from applying.

Why AWS?
Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world’s most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform. We pioneered cloud computing and never stopped innovating — that’s why customers from the most successful startups to Global 500 companies trust our robust suite of products and services to power their businesses.

Inclusive Team Culture
Here at AWS, it’s in our nature to learn and be curious. Our employee-led affinity groups foster a culture of inclusion that empower us to be proud of our differences. Ongoing events and learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences, inspire us to never stop embracing our uniqueness.

Mentorship & Career Growth
We’re continuously raising our performance bar as we strive to become Earth’s Best Employer. That’s why you’ll find endless knowledge-sharing, mentorship and other career-advancing resources here to help you develop into a better-rounded professional.

Work/Life Balance
We value work-life harmony. Achieving success at work should never come at the expense of sacrifices at home, which is why we strive for flexibility as part of our working culture. When we feel supported in the workplace and at home, there’s nothing we can’t achieve in the cloud.

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

Seattle, WA, USA


- 5+ 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

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $129,300/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.