Software Development Engineer III

Amazon.Com, Inc. Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 3 weeks ago


Job summary


Our team is part of the AWS Infrastructure group that owns all the System, Network and Application infrastructure globally for Amazon Corporate and AWS. We build complex multi-platform solutions that help our customers get more done, improve Amazon's security posture and manage a large fleet of laptops and desktops. We are in search of a SDE who will play a key role in determining the direction of client computing at Amazon. You will have the opportunity to design and develop services that improve productivity and enhance Amazon's ability to manage our client fleet of multiple hundreds of thousands of devices. Your passion for hands on work, problem solving, team work, and mentorship will enable you to flourish as a leader and owner at Amazon. This exciting and high impact role will involve working with a wide range of other technical and business groups within Amazon.

This role includes but is not limited to

  • Build self-service applications.

  • Build software to enable the adoption of AWS cloud based user applications.

  • Design and build scalable reporting, capacity management, and dashboard platform.

  • Make technology decisions that meet business challenges while balancing long term and short term needs.

  • Deep dive on existing technical issues and provide comprehensive solutions.

  • Work closely with multiple teams to achieve technical targets.


  • 4+ years of professional software development experience

  • 3+ years of programming experience with at least one software programming language

  • 2+ years of experience contributing to the system design or architecture (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems

  • Experience as a mentor, tech lead OR leading an engineering team

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a related technical discipline

  • 3+ years experience in automation via Python and/or PowerShell programming.

  • Experience in automating, deploying, and supporting large scale Infrastructure.


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Master's degree in Computer Sciences or Computer Engineering

  • Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design

  • Solid software development background including design patterns, data structures, test driven development

  • Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, and relational & NoSQL databases

  • Exposure to a breadth of projects on UI and server side

  • Experience developing endpoint client software and an understanding of design for scalability, performance and reliability.

  • Analytical abilities and design skills.

  • Experience developing and publishing SOA (service oriented architecture) applications

  • Experience with fleet provisioning and configuration management at scale

  • Experience with CI/CD pipeline build processes.

  • Experience building services using AWS products.

  • Experience working in a high pace DevOps mindset culture.

  • Meets/exceeds Amazon's leadership principles requirements for this role

  • Meets/exceeds Amazon's functional/technical depth and complexity for this role

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

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