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Amazon Software Development Engineer, AWS Next Generation Developer Experience in Redmond, Washington


We are looking for a software development engineer for the Next Generation Developer Experience team. This individual is passionate about building services and tools for developers that leverage artificial intelligence and machine learning. You will be part of a team owning an AWS service to enhance the developer experience in the Cloud. If you are exited about working in cloud computing and building future AWS services, then we'd love to talk to you.

Key job responsibilities

  • Translation of complex functional and technical requirements into detailed software architecture and design

  • Deliver software systems and features with top-notch quality, on time

  • Develop new technologies for monitoring production clusters

  • Own the software development process end-to-end, including: working with engineers and product managers to develop requirements; designing, architecting, planning, implementing, and testing new systems and features; deploying, and operating the production systems.

  • Mentoring junior engineers, define our technical culture, and help build a fast-growing team

A day in the life

In joining our team, you will get to work with a minimum of technical supervision, while playing a variety of roles as needed to respond efficiently to multiple program priorities. You will get to collaborate with some of the best and brightest software engineers, product managers and data scientists in the industry. You'll enjoy a creative and agile work environment, and the exciting opportunity to be part of one of the most innovative technology companies - but most of all, you will get the satisfaction of making products that millions use everyday to great effect!

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

Arlington, VA, USA | Redmond, WA, USA | Seattle, WA, USA

Basic Qualifications

  • 3+ years of non-internship professional software development experience

  • 2+ years of non-internship design or architecture (design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and existing systems experience

  • Experience programming with at least one software programming language

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ 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

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Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $115,000/year in our lowest geographic market up to $223,600/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 This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.