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Software Dev Engineer - AWS Serverless Messaging, AWS Messaging

Full Time
4 days ago
Job summary
Work hard, have fun, and make history at Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the world leader in providing a highly available, durable, secure infrastructure platform in the cloud, powering hundreds of thousands of businesses around the world. The AWS Messaging and Streaming team owns and operates Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS), Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS), and Amazon Kinesis Data Streams (KDS). Our services provide AWS customers with the cloud messaging and streaming infrastructures needed for building highly scalable, asynchronous, and fault-tolerant distributed applications. We are looking for Software Development Engineers (SDEs) who are passionate about building, maintaining and driving the operational excellence of high-scale distributed systems.

We are looking for a Software Engineer (SDE) to help refine our roadmap and technical direction, and follow through with detailed architecture, tests, and reusable code. The SDEs in the AWS Messaging org raise the bar in operational excellence. Does this sound like you?

About Us

Inclusive Team Culture
Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have thirteen 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. Our senior members enjoy one-on-one mentoring and thorough, but kind, code reviews. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded engineer and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.


  • BS degree in Computer Science, or Software Engineering, or equivalent.
  • 5+ years of software development experience.
  • 3+ years of experience in Agile development practices.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals.
  • Ability to mentor junior and other senior software engineers to advance their careers.


  • Experience in designing and building fault-tolerant distributed systems.
  • Experience in launching products that require collaboration across functional teams.
  • Experience in operating high-scale systems on a customer-facing production environment.

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, disability, age, or other legally protected status. If you would like to request an accommodation, please notify your Recruiter.
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