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Senior Software Dev Engineer, Windows Container Technologies

Identifiant du poste: 2584647 | Amazon Development Centre Canada ULC


Do you want to help shape the future of compute for the Amazon Web Services cloud? Are you excited to solve problems at the leading edge of cloud computing? Do you want to build and own services providing some of the key features for Amazon's Elastic Cloud Compute (EC2) infrastructure? Do you want to work hard, have fun, and make history?

If so, come work for the EC2 Enterprise Foundation team. We are responsible for tackling tough problems faced by enterprise customers via cloud-based solutions. The team uses cutting-edge technologies to develop large-scale platforms to help customers optimally run their business.
As a Senior Software Development Engineer, you will be working on software and designs to make Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) the best place to run enterprise class containerized workloads. You will help build next generation services that simplify how our customers and partners configure and manage their Windows workloads in the cloud. You will closely work with various Amazon container technologies like ECS, EKS and Fargate, and build services that handle large scale, highly available distributed systems.

This position is for a Senior, subject matter expert and as such we are looking for an engineer with prior experience in the containerization space, various container platforms and tooling.

Key job responsibilities
Primary responsibilities:

- Work closely with product management and customers to holistically understand business and user requirements; Continuously improve own products to provide software which users really love to work with
- Break down high level use cases into concrete technical implementation steps and identify the best solution for a given problem
- Responsible for end-to-end feature development from requirements, design and development, test, maintenance and support of software artifacts
- Architecture, design, proof-of-concepts and implement projects end to end with high quality.
- Ability to handle complex projects, large area of scope and complete ownership.
- Communicating with customers, technical teams and defining technical strategy.
- Maintain current technical knowledge to support rapidly changing technology, always on a look out for new technologies and work with management and development team in bringing new technologies
- Develop and mentor other team members

About the team
Our team strives to place a high value on work-life balance, and we work to strike a healthy balance between your personal and professional life.

This position involves on-call responsibilities, typically for one week every 1.5 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.

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

Vancouver, BC, CAN


- 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


- 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
- Docker/Containerd
- Kubernetes
- Windows OS internals
- Windows Networking
- Windows Storage
- Windows Devices
- Win32 API
- HCS/Hyper-V API

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The base salary for this position ranges from $150,700/year up to $251,700/year. Salary is based on a number of factors 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. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.