Software Development Engineer - AWS (New Initiative)

Amazon Web Services
 Arlington, VA


Looking for a job where your work can have direct impact on a big industry? Excited to join one of the newest and most exciting AWS Services? Come join a team that is building new applications from the ground up.

AWS Productivity Applications bring the power of AWS to intuitive applications that use technology like machine learning and robust analytics to help our customers stay ahead of their changing business needs. Our growing portfolio of business applications leverages the power and scale of AWS services to remove the undifferentiated heavy lifting that business users spend too much time on.

The AWS Productivity Applications team is working on a new initiative designed to help professionals be more productive. As part of our team, you will play a key role in defining and developing the next generation of applications that will be used by millions of people every day. You will be responsible for designing, building, and operating key pieces of customer-facing functionality and will work closely with senior technical leaders across within the team and across AWS. Our team has a very collaborative and high energy environment. Come join us to make the difference!

About Us

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. Our senior members enjoy one-on-one mentoring. 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.

Basic Qualifications

· BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent

· 3+ years of experience in a technical role in the industry

· 1+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems.

· Be able to code in an object oriented language - preferably in Java/C#/C++

Preffered Qualifications

· Experience with SaaS, service-oriented architectures and web services

· Experience with agile software development practices

· Deep understanding of Identity and Access management protocols including OAuth, SAML, OpenID, SCIM

· Hands on AWS experience with production workloads.

· Proficiency with Java and other programming languages such as Ruby or Python

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