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As a senior Software Engineer with AWS EMR you will build and scale the distributed infrastructure that drives the Amazon’s EMR platform helping users solve business solve key problems, helping researchers and scientists develop new insights and advance their fields. You will be leading a large team of junior and senior engineers in solving challenging distributed computing problems and building highly scalable and reliable software services and infrastructure.
Key job responsibilities
You will design and build highly-scaleable distributed systems and web services.
You will have a good understanding of parallel algorithms, concurrency, and asynchronous architectures and use that to build high-performance, multi-threaded programs.
You will be driving cross-team solutions that may have complex dependencies.
Inclusive Team Culture
Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 16 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.
Our team puts a high value on work-life balance. It isn’t about how many hours you spend at home or at work; it’s about the flow you establish that brings energy to both parts of your life. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. We offer flexibility in working hours and encourage you to find your own balance between your work and personal lives.
Mentorship & Career Growth
Our team is dedicated to supporting new members. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded professional and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.
A day in the life
As a senior engineer on the EMR team you will be solving complex distributed computing problems, mentoring junior engineers and improving the processes of the teams you work with. You’re got a particular interest in building secure and reliable systems, designing software so that people can’t do what they’re not supposed to do, and making things that scale. You will be getting into the nitty gritty technical details, digging down through all the levels of a stack while also thinking about the overall architecture and the bigger picture.
About the team
We are a diverse and inclusive team that thrives on solving complex problems and having fun while doing so. Our team also puts a high value on work-life balance. Striking a healthy balance between your personal and professional life is crucial to your happiness and success here, which is why we aren’t focused on how many hours you spend at work or online. Instead, we’re happy to offer a flexible schedule so you can have a more productive and well-balanced lifeboth in and outside of work.
- 2+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems
- 3+ years of programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design
- 4+ years of professional software development experience
- 2+ years of experience as a mentor, tech lead OR leading an engineering team
4+ years of professional software development experience.
3+ years of programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design.
2+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems.
Experience designing and building highly-scaled distributed systems and web services.
Understanding of parallel algorithms, concurrency, asynchronous architectures.
Experience mentoring and coaching junior engineers.
Proficiency in high-performance, multi-threaded programming.
Ability to drive cross-team solutions that may have complex dependencies.
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