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Amazon Arlington HQ Software Development Engineer - EC2 in Arlington, Virginia

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) EC2 Core Platform is looking for experienced engineers to join our development team in HQ2!

We build software core to the EC2 network virtualization systems supporting the massive AWS cloud. We program mostly in Java and use scripting (Ruby/Python/etc.) whenever possible to automate. Each individual on our team is expected to be a leader; be pro-active on acting on behalf of our customers to exceed expectations on quality, speed of delivery, and communication. We challenge each other to put forth deliberate efforts to grow and improve our skills.

To learn more about EC2, check us out here: https://aws.amazon.com/ec2/.

Here are some reasons you should come have a chat and learn more:

· Our services are core to all modern Internet businesses.

· We own the complete software development lifecycle; defining, prioritizing, designing, building, and testing new features.

· Our AWS business is global; customers and technology is distributed world-wide.

· We will learn together; both growing in our technical prowess and business acumen.

· We listen to each other; this is a collaborative environment where everyone has a voice and we choose what’s best for the customer.

· Our scale creates unique challenges and opportunities ripe for innovation.

· We operate as a start-up with a strong support structure. We ship code every day.

· We offer competitive salary, relocation and benefit packages.

This role will sit in our new headquarters in Northern Virginia, where Amazon will invest $2.5 billion dollars, occupy 4 million square feet of energy efficient office space, and create at least 25,000 new full-time jobs. Our employees and the neighboring community will also benefit from the associated investments from the Commonwealth including infrastructure updates, public transportation improvements, and new access to Reagan National Airport.

By working together on behalf of our customers, we are building the future one innovative product, service, and idea at a time. Are you ready to embrace the challenge? Come build the future with us.

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· 2+ years of non-internship professional software development experience

· Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design

· 1+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· Computer Science fundamentals in data structures, problem solving, algorithm design and analysis

· Expert skill in one modern programming language such as C, C++, Java, or Python and proficiency with one other programming language

· Networking experience (HTTP, UDP, TCP/IP) and/or virtualization

· Experience building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers

· Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations

· Ability to take a project from scoping requirement through actual launch of the project

· Distributed systems and web services design and implementation experience

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