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Amazon Web Services Software Development Engineer, Lambda Generic Poller in Seattle, Washington


Job summary

Software Development Engineer II: Lambda

AWS Lambda (https://aws.amazon.com/lambda) is changing the way we think about computing in the cloud. Serverless computing offers customers an exciting new way to create applications, turn business logic and application code into scalable, fault-tolerant production systems without requiring them to be experts in distributed systems, deployment technologies, and infrastructure management.

In this role you will work with team to build the new generic platform by using latest AWS technologies. You will need solve interesting technical challenges with creative ideas in the domain combined by event driven application and serverless technologies. You will build features for the distributed and large-scale system which will handle billions or trillions transactions. You have opportunities to re-shape the experience of serverless development.

Key job responsibilities

As an SDE I in the team, you work with senior members to implement the feature in the system. You need complete coding, code review and unit test to ensure your code having positive impact to the system. You will join oncall rotation to help solving customer issues in production.

A day in the life

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.

Work/Life Balance

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.

About the team

We are part of AWS Lambda team who is making it easier for developers to build new applications or extend existing systems using serverless technology, by seamlessly integrating services such as DynamoDB, Kinesis, S3, Kafka, ActiveMQ and SQS as "Lambda Event Sources". Our growing team in Seattle has an opening for an experienced engineer who can help us to bring better experience to customers for building data driven applications.


· Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design

· Bachelor's degree in computer science related fields OR 1+ years equivalent experience in software development


· Experience in using streaming or message queue technologies such as Kafka, ActiveMQ, RabbitMQ, Spark and more.

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