Software Dev Engineer, Identity

Software Dev Engineer, Identity

Amazon
2-5 years
Not Specified

Job Description


Job Description :
Job summary
Identity Services owns the systems that enable authenticating and identifying every Amazon customer in the world. Every aspect of the Amazon global business depends on our systems to know who the customer is, and if our systems are not up and running, the company stops. We balance keeping our systems fast, scalable and performant (no exceptions!) with rapidly delivering great features for Amazon customers and our developer partners. In short, we get to own and innovate on a critical customer experience while also supporting nearly every other business at the company the best of both worlds
Identity Services provide the core services that identify, authenticate and authorize our customers, and provide the information to hundreds of services within the Amazon service-oriented architecture. We manage the customer authentication and authorization experience, and are embarking on new and exciting initiatives in this space, both on the web and on mobile devices. If you are excited about solving new business problems using state-of-the-art technologies, and open standards such as OpenId and Oauth, or developing applications and frameworks for mobile platforms, we'd love to talk to you.
Identity Services is looking for software engineers who like to solve complex problems, and relish the challenges of building and operating complex, distributed, mission critical systems under extreme loads. Our systems manage hundreds of millions of records, and serve millions of service requests. Do you think you are up to the challenge We are looking for builder who are passionate about building secure and intuitive customer experiences and who love the challenge of building performant and robust systems at scale. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, know how to deliver, are innovative, and long for the opportunity to build solutions to challenging problems then we want you as a Software Development Engineer for Amazon's eCommerce Platform Identity Services group.
Key job responsibilities
. Translate complex functional and technical requirements into detailed architecture and design
. Responsible for portions of the systems architecture, scalability, reliability, and performance
. Lead software developers in design, implementation and operations
. Be very hands-on, participate in designs, reviews and develop code
. Real-time operational support of the team's functional areas
. Maintain current technical knowledge to advance thought leadership and technology breakthroughs
. Must be able to work with a minimum of technical supervision and supplemental engineering support, while responding efficiently to multiple program priorities
. Works well in a team environment and be able to effectively drive cross-team solutions that have complex dependencies and requirements
A day in the life
Duties will include design, implementation, documentation, support and operations of various facets of Identity Services. We are looking for self-starters who are interested in leading new initiatives. Successful candidates must also be innovative, creative, flexible, self-directed, and able to design and write high-performance, robust and maintainable code. They must have excellent verbal and written communication skills. The ability function at a very high level in a fast paced environment along with a team of very talented engineers is essential.
Basic Qualifications :
. 2+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
. Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design
. 1+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems.
. 2+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
. Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design
. 1+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems.
. Master Degree in Computer Science, Computer/Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field plus one year of work experience. -OR- Bachelor degree in Computer Science, Computer or Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field plus five years of progressively responsible work experience in lieu of the Master's degree and one year of experience.
. Solid knowledge of Computer Science fundamentals (object-oriented design, data structures and algorithm design)
. Proficiency in, at least, one object oriented programming language such as C++ or Java
Preferred Qualifications :
. Experience in building large scale distributed systems
. Experience in scaling and performance tuning of large systems
. Experience with AWS and other cloud technologies
. Ability to communicate across technical and non-technical audiences
. Knowledge of Unix/Linux

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