Amazon Corporate LLC Senior Software Development Engineer - AWS S3 Platform Team in Seattle, Washington

DESCRIPTION Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3) is storage for the Internet. Through the use of pioneering techniques in distributed computing, developers are able to durably store their data on Amazon's proven computing infrastructure to achieve virtually limitless storage capacity at minimal cost. Amazon S3 provides a simple web services interface that can be used to store and retrieve any amount of data, at any time, from anywhere on the web. It gives any developer access to the same highly scalable, reliable, secure, fast, inexpensive infrastructure that Amazon uses to run its own global network of web sites. The service aims to maximize benefits of scale and to pass those benefits on to developers. We are currently looking for talented software development engineers to join our Amazon S3 Storage I/O team and manage our rapidly increasing scale in the face of explosive customer growth. Cloud computing represents a fundamental shift in how businesses think about managing their information needs. While this emerging area of computing has seen tremendous growth over the past five years, we are still in the early stages of realizing its full potential. We seek smart, passionate and visionary people to help us define this exciting new technology. Our team is clearly passionate about the incredible opportunity that Amazon S3 presents and about cloud computing, in general. You will have the opportunity to deliver high quality technology products/services in a hyper-growth environment where priorities shift fast. You will be able to utilize your experience in building, managing, and mentoring engineering teams, while operating or using web-based services. Responsibilities include: * Design, implementation, deployment and maintenance of innovative software solutions to transform service performance, durability, cost, and security. * Use C, Java and software engineering best practices to ensure the standard of quality of all team deliverables. * Write high quality distributed system software. * Work in an agile development environment, where you are always working on the most important stuff. * Mentor junior software development engineers BASIC QUALIFICATIONS * BS/MS Computer Science/Computer Engineering. * Be passionate about software innovation. * 7+ years experience as a system-level software engineer. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS * Troubleshooting and isolating HW, FW, OS, and SW bugs * Excellent understanding of SCSI/SAS/SATA and/or networking protocols * Have worked on highly concurrent, high throughput systems with knowledge of distributed systems * Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment * Experience with mission critical, 24x7 systems * Experience mentoring junior developers * Graduate degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related field Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation