04 Apr
Senior Software Development Engineer, AWS Identity
Virginia, Herndon , 20170 Herndon USA

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DESCRIPTION Job summaryThe AWS Identity team builds the secure identity, access, and resource management foundation for customers to scale in the AWS Cloud. By joining the AWS Identity team, you will work on massively scalable, core technologies used for authentication and authorization to all AWS services, such as Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3), and Amazon DynamoDB. The AWS Identity team's mission is to build, operate, and innovate the identity, authentication, and authorization stack for the AWS Cloud. As part of this mission, our team aims to simplify and secure the onboarding and integration experiences for Identity services across all AWS service teams. In addition, our team actively ensures that all AWS service teams follow a consistently high standard of authentication and authorization. We develop our products in small teams by using modern software development methods and technologies. We strive to create high-quality, scalable, and usable products. Our standard workflows consist of automated testing, peer reviews, and continuous deployment. We are seeking a senior software development engineer with a passion for building highly reliable, intuitive, and feature-rich services to be used by all AWS service teams. We are embarking on projects to create new systems to streamline AWS service integration with Identity services. You will function as a technical leader who has strong influence on software and system architecture. You also will lead and inspire other engineers to build solutions on a large scale, own your systems end to end, and have positive impact on all AWS services.You should be interested in delivering high-performance and secure systems in a distributed environment. You should be excellent in working across functional teams. You also should be self-motivated and a team player, and be able to communicate clearly and inspire others to influence and work with services across AWS. You also should be a strong technical contributor who understands the big picture, operational aspects, and architecture of our code. Your responsibilities will include working with teams across AWS to insist on higher security standards, defining and designing the service architecture, and leading the effort to build foundational services that offer the best integration experience with Identity services. About UsInclusive Team CultureHere 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 14 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.Work/Life BalanceOur 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 GrowthOur 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. BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • 4+ years of professional software development experience
  • 3+ years of programming experience with at least one software programming language
  • 2+ years of experience contributing to the system design or architecture (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems
  • Experience as a mentor, tech lead OR leading an engineering team
A passion for designing and developing simple solutions to complex and ambiguous problems A deep understanding of large distributed and online systems PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS MS or PhD degree in Computer Science or related fields Experience with very large distributed systems, such as large-scale distributed database systems, storage farms, or horizontally scaled request processing fleets Development expertise in OOP, Java, UNIX, Python, XML, Web services, and UNIX tools Excellent oral and written communication skills Track record for being detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to motivate yourself and follow through on projects Relentlessly high standards (never satisfied with the status quo) Ability to dive deep but never be out of touch with the details of the business Experience running and maintaining a 24x7 production environmentAmazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

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