Women Impact Tech

Software Development Engineer II

    Seattle, WA

Full Time

Job summary

The End User Computing market is growing at an incredible pace with a rapid increase in adoption and growth. Within End User Computing, AWS AppStream provides a fully managed Desktop-as-a-Service (DaaS) solution that enables end users to access applications and desktops from anywhere on any device while data remains secure. We are looking to revolutionize the End User Computing space by launching multiple new initiatives this year.

We offer a unique opportunity to solve some of the most interesting problems associated with providing secure, reliable, fast and highly scalable solutions. In the process you will have the opportunity to work on a number of industry leading AWS services including EC2, S3, DynamoDB, Kinesis, Step Functions, Lambda, Containers, and SWF. You will also have the opportunity to own and shape the growth of multiple new components and features, thus providing you the opportunity to accelerate your learning and career growth while continuing to work on exciting technologies.

This team is a great fit for you if:
· You enjoy working with a fun team that prides itself on a great work environment with an inclusive group of people that are working together towards a common goal.
· You are sensitive to customer needs and interested in working on a service that will be used, directly and indirectly, by millions of customers and has a meaningful impact to their functions and interactions.
· You’d like to be directly responsible for solving real customer problems.
· You are a passionate learner and are motivated to take on new challenges.
· You want to have fun; surround yourself with a highly talented pool of engineers that like to solve complex problems, but also enjoy work life balance.

Learn more about AppStream: https://aws.amazon.com/appstream2/

Our customer references: https://aws.amazon.com/appstream2/customers/

Basic Qualifications

  • 1+ years of experience contributing to the system design or architecture (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 software programming language.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 4+ years professional development experience
  • Bachelor’s or Graduate degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Practical understanding of data structures, algorithms, design patterns, and asynchronous architectures.
  • Programming in Java, C#, and/or Python
  • Linux/Windows systems development experience
  • Experience developing distributed systems or cloud native applications
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment
  • Experience leading engineering best practices, improving code quality, and mentoring junior/peer engineers
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience leading engineering best practices, improving code quality, and mentoring junior/peer engineers

Amazon 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.

Meet AWS End User Computing

Inclusive Team Culture
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 14 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.

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