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Front-End Engineer, Amazon Monitoring and Observability

Job ID: 2653615 | Amazon Development Center U.S., Inc.


Come change the way the world sees the Cloud! The CloudWatch Logs team builds and manages some of the largest logging services in the world. CloudWatch Logs allows AWS users to ingest their application and AWS logs in a highly scalable, durable, and reliable service for enterprise scale; find and analyze the right log to solve operational problems with a suite of machine-learning powered log analytics capabilities with automated log pattern analysis and anomaly detection; and leverage natural language query generation powered by generative AI. On the Logs Front-End team you’ll get to build critical monitoring products that impact every single AWS customer, both internally and externally – there’s not many team’s that can say that!

Work/Life Balance
Our team puts a high value on work-life balance. Most days, our entire team is co-located in the Seattle office, but we’re also flexible when people occasionally need to work from home. We generally keep core in-office hours from 9am to 5pm. People rarely come in or stay outside these hours.

On-Call Responsibility
This position involves on-call responsibilities, typically for one week every two months. We don’t like getting paged in the middle of the night or on the weekend, so we work to ensure that our systems are fault tolerant. When we do get paged, we work together to resolve the root cause so that we don’t get paged for the same issue twice.

Mentorship & Career Growth
Our team is dedicated to supporting new team members. Our team has a broad mix of experience levels and Amazon tenures, and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. Our senior engineers truly enjoy mentoring more junior engineers and engineers from non-traditional backgrounds through one-on-one mentoring and thorough, but kind, code reviews.

Key job responsibilities
As a Front-End Engineer, you will deliver working features spanning the full software lifecycle including working backwards from the customer, software design, implementation, testing, deployment, operations, and documentation. You will collaborate with cross functional partners such as designers and product managers. You will coach others on producing high quality code, using processes such as code review as a teaching mechanism. You can balance constraints, limiting the use of short-term workarounds and use common UI design patterns to decrease friction between the customer and software. You ensure the software you produce can be maintained and extended by those not familiar with the code by writing clear documentation and making good design choices. You train new team members on how your software is constructed, how it operates, and how it fits into the bigger picture.

A day in the life
Working closely with your agile development team and cross functional partners to deliver impactful products to customers. Our ideal candidate is excited about the incredible opportunity that cloud monitoring represents and is deeply passionate about delivering the highest quality products.


- 2+ years of non-internship professional front end, web or mobile software development using JavaScript, HTML and CSS experience
- 1+ years of computer science fundamentals (object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving and complexity analysis) experience
- Experience using JavaScript frameworks such as angular and react


- 1+ years of agile software development methodology experience
- Experience with common front-end technologies such as HTML, CSS, JS, TypeScript, and Node

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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.