Sr. Front End Engineer, AWS QuickSight

Amazon.com Services, Inc.
 Seattle, WA

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Job summary

Amazon Web Services (AWS) QuickSight is looking to hire talented front-end engineers to build world class experiences and services for our customers. AWS QuickSight is a fast, easy-to-use cloud-based, serverless Business Intelligence (BI) service designed for easy deployment to tens of thousands of users. As a fully-managed SaaS application, there’s no need to buy, manage and scale servers and no software to deploy and upgrade. QuickSight is deeply integrated with AWS data sources, allowing companies to deploy secure and scalable BI with their data on AWS.

In this role, you will be spearheading various initiatives under QuickSight, especially building user experiences in data preparation and data modeling areas. The ideal candidate will bring deep technical and leadership experience to drive innovative design and architecture decisions that impact long term vision. The decisions are crucial in how the customers around the world can make raw data from any source(s) ready for analysis in the easiest and fastest way. If this sounds like a project you’ve been working towards and would like to deliver, please contact us today, and let’s talk about how you can be a part of it.

As more data is being generated in the cloud and tens of thousands of customers migrating their on-premises data into the AWS cloud, Amazon QuickSight is positioned to change the business analytics. Regardless of whether the data is in Files (desktop or S3), SQL (MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQL Server, MariaDB), AWS data stores (Athena, RDS, RedShift, Aurora), or SaaS business applications (Salesforce, Twitter, etc.), Amazon QuickSight makes it easy for our customers analyze and get insights instantly. Our mission is to devise new, innovative ways to simplify data preparation and analysis and get insights fast, and let our customers focus more on running their business using those insights, and not worry about infrastructure management.

Frontend engineers at Amazon QuickSight partner with the customers, stakeholders, product managers and UX designers to define and execute the product goals. You challenge yourself and others to constantly come up with better solutions. You're a thought leader, but you don't just know how to solve the problem, you prove it by building the solution, have a high bar for code quality and passion for design and coding best practices.

Key job responsibilities

  • Translate functional and technical requirements into detailed architecture/design/working software solutions by working with PM, UX designers, and customers.
  • Be an advocate of industry best-practices to produce reliable, fault-torrent and dependable code.
  • Develop and leverage frameworks to be effective and efficient.
  • Code and test system components; participate in code and design reviews.
  • Demonstrate ownership of end-to-end code quality, system tests, functional tests, and integration.
  • Partner/Collaborate across teams/roles to deliver results.
  • Be responsible for overall system architecture, scalability, reliability, and performance.
  • Mentor other engineers, define the technical culture, and help grow the team.

About the team

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.

Additionally, the team has a broad mix of experience levels and tenures. 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.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Math or related field and 7+ years of professional experience OR Masters in Computer Science or Engineering field and 5+ years of professional experience
  • Experience writing software in JavaScript, Java
  • Knowledge of data structures, algorithms, OO design patterns, web application design and SOA
  • Translate functional and technical requirements into detailed architecture/design/working software solutions.
  • Code and test system components; participate in code and design reviews.
  • Demonstrate ownership of end-to-end code quality, system tests, functional tests, and integration.
  • Partner/Collaborate across teams/roles to deliver results.
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced, startup-like environment

Preffered Qualifications

  • 7+ years of professional experience
  • Experience with responsive web design and the ability to deliver outstanding functionality across devices and platforms.
  • Experience with owning and maintaining high level of engineering operational excellence on applications in production at scale.
  • Experience with modern JavaScript frameworks and libraries such as React/Redux
  • Experience building complex web-based applications utilizing strong design system adherence
  • Experience with building front end engineering platform stack for cross-team or cross product use
  • Experience with development on the AWS platform
  • Experience with data visualization software is a plus

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.

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