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Senior Software Development Engineer, Region Flexibility Engineering, Amazon

Job ID: 2658773 | Amazon.com Services LLC

DESCRIPTION

The Region Flexibility Engineering (RFE) team builds and leverages foundational infrastructure capabilities, tools, and datasets needed to support the rapid global expansion of Amazon's SOA infrastructure. Our team focuses on robust and scalable architecture patterns and engineering best practices, driving adoption of ever-evolving and cutting-edge AWS technologies. RFE is looking for a passionate, results-oriented, inventive Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE) to refine and deliver our grand vision, design and implement technical solutions for regional placement automation, cross-region libraries, and tooling useful for teams across Amazon.

As a Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE), you will solve some of the most intriguing problems in software architecture while designing and building highly scalable services and solutions from the ground up. Our project spans across all of Amazon Stores, Digital and Others (SDO) Businesses. We work closely with AWS teams to advise them on SDO requirements to set up required infrastructure. You will work closely with and learn from a large Principal Engineering community. As innovators who embrace new technology, you will be empowered to choose the right highly scalable and available technology to solve complex problems and will directly influence product design.

We are looking for a highly motivated engineer who understands service-oriented architecture, and will help us help the business innovate quickly at scale. You will be responsible for solving algorithmically complex problems, work on front and backend services that can scale to millions of requests, build products that will reach tens of thousands of developers and deploy them globally delivering an exceptional customer experience.

If you enjoy designing and building highly distributed systems that can scale and solving challenging problems, come join us! Given the size and impact of RFE's customer base, we understand the importance of making our development tools “just work”. We make it easy to build high quality, reliable systems build and maintain Amazon Customer trust, that support Amazon's evolving architectural needs. Come help us create and evolve the abstractions that make developing software at Amazon even more powerful and flexible!

Come help us create and evolve the abstractions that make developing software at Amazon powerful and flexible!

Key job responsibilities
* Establish and execute on technical directions and designs for our new team.
* Leverage data to research difficult or ambiguous problems.
*Design, present, and build the software solutions to those problems.
* Interface across engineers who will directly benefit from the output of your work. Influence broadly across engineering and our product development space.
* Choose which technologies are best for your solutions, and implement those solutions.

A day in the life
* Define the software design, patterns, and technology choices to deliver against our fast-iterative ideology.
* Build the software mechanisms to deliver against our charter.
* Participate in shaping the team's direction
* Engage directly with partners and customers across Amazon's engineering community to maximize the value we're delivering
* Experiment with different technologies, including the latest AWS products

About the team
The Region Flexibility Engineering team builds and leverages foundational infrastructure capabilities, tools, and datasets needed to back the rapid global expansion of Amazon's service-oriented architecture. Our team focuses on robust and scalable architecture patterns and engineering best practices, driving adoption of ever-evolving and cutting-edge AWS technologies. We apply fast-iterative software solutions to prove and validate the Amazon engineering experience in this global expansion.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

- 5+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
- 5+ years of programming with at least one software programming language experience
- 5+ years of leading design or architecture (design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and existing systems experience
- Experience as a mentor, tech lead or leading an engineering team

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

- 5+ 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 https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $151,300/year in our lowest geographic market up to $261,500/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 https://www.aboutamazon.com/workplace/employee-benefits. This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.