Amazon Corporate LLC Senior Software Development Engineer in Seattle, Washington

Senior Software Development Engineer Location: US-WA-Seattle Job ID: 772802 Company: : Amazon.com Services, Inc. Position Category: Software Development Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name): : United States Job DescriptionDo you enjoy watching the latest movies, television shows, or sporting events on your computer, tablet or smartphone? Do you hate waiting for your pages to load or your show to re-buffer? Good - us too. AWS Cloudfront is a web service for content delivery and one of our cornerstone services. We bring the Internet closer to end users, speeding up the user experience. Cloudfront integrates with other Amazon Web Services to give developers and businesses an easy way to distribute content to end users with low latency and high data transfer speeds. Cloudfront uses a global network of edge locations to cache and route requests based on known latency, available capacity and many other factors. We build for massive scale and performance. The AWS Cloudfront Performance team is looking for experienced Software Development Engineers to help make the Internet faster. We need innovators to build and operate large scale cloud services and end-to-end solutions. We're looking for ambitious self-starters with a passion for cloud computing who can advocate for our customers. The AWS Cloudfront Performance team is responsible for routing and caching software solutions at a massive scale - and we need you. As a member of our team, you will: Provide a service that is core to all modern Internet businesses Provide technical guidance through the complete software development lifecycle Operate an AWS business with globally distributed servers and customers at a massive scale Own one of the lowest latency and highest throughput services in all of AWS Mentor and be mentored by a great team of software developers Understand what it takes to grow and operate a global business at our scale We: Are a fast-growing, agile and collaborative group of technologists from diverse backgrounds Are inventors and owners, building new technologies and improving existing ones Obsess over our customer's needs and experience Enjoy the prototyping and tinkering stages, as well as the rigor of making solutions production-ready You: Enjoy seeing the impact your work has on real customers Are comfortable in an agile environment and create order from ambiguity Build creative short-term and sustainable long-term solutions with others as passionate as you about this mission Take ownership and do what it takes to get the job done Want to create services at a massive scale used by millions of people Use data to make decisions and validate assumptions Learn from others and help grow those in your team to achieve their best Basic Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field 8+ years of professional software development experience 3+ years of experience development of large-scale, distributed applications 2+ years' experience as the senior engineer on a team with leadership responsibilities Preferred Qualifications Master's Degree in Computer Science or related field Knowledge and experience using AWS Services Passion for building and operating highly-available services Deep knowledge of Internet protocols such as HTTP, DNS, TCP, and UDP Content Delivery Network (CDN) experience a plus Experience with DDoS mitigation and network engineering Comfortable in fast-paced, start-up like development environments Experience building complex, scalable, and high-performance software systems