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Senior Software Development Engineer, East Palo Alto, California

CategorySoftware Development
Job typeFull Time
CountryUnited States of America
CityEast Palo Alto
Our team at AWS is responsible for developing software and services to deliver next generation mobile application systems including machine-learning models both for internal technical communities and for the customers that build on top of AWS. We are working on a cool new idea centered around building a rich media learning experience for our customers.

You would be a key engineer on the team who will:

• Influence design and architecture by sharing your mobile application development expertise
• Participate in the full development life cycle, working within broadly defined parameters, including test plan execution and software quality needs.
• Own the delivery of an entire piece of a system or mobile application, and serve as a technical lead on complex projects.
• Build software solutions where the problem is not well defined.
• Design and define the interaction between the solution components and other systems where applicable.
• Build highly scalable, cloud-native applications using services like Amazon API Gateway, AWS Amplify, AWS AppSync, AWS Device Farm, and Amazon Pinpoint etc.

Basic Qualifications:
• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent work experience
• 7+ years professional experience in software development

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience with designing distributed systems or building systems at scale.
• Experience working with content management systems and/or document management systems.
• Strong mentoring and technical leadership skills and experience driving engineering excellence.
• Management experience, leading technical teams.
• Strong knowledge of Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
• Knowledge of, at least, one modern programming language such as C, C++, Java, or Perl
• Experience developing 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 requirements through actual launch of the project
• Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs
• Experiencing mentoring junior software development engineers and driving engineering excellence
• Meets/exceeds Amazon's leadership principles requirements for this role
• Meets/exceeds Amazon's functional/technical depth and complexity for this role
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