Sr. Software Development Engineer Big Data, Amazon Athena

Amazon.Com, Inc. Seattle , WA 98113

Posted 2 months ago

Want to help make history in the world of big data and make it easy for customers to efficiently query and analyze petabytes and more of data? Come join the Amazon Athena team in AWS!

We are developing innovative new capabilities from the ground up that will transform the way customers analyze their data while also giving them high performance, low costs, and exceptional ease-of-use. We are a small, entrepreneurial team that operates independently, but with access to some of the top engineers in our field across AWS.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with principal and senior principal engineers who are domain experts at AWS. You'll develop deep expertise in areas like distributed systems, query engines, open source applications, performance optimization, and operational excellence.

You'll also have the opportunity to work with and contribute to the leading open source big data and analytic frameworks like Hive, Spark, and Presto. You will enjoy competitive compensation and your contributions in this role will impact customers and businesses around the world.

You'll be responsible for designing, developing, testing and deploying some of our most strategic technical projects. You'll deliver large-scale, high performance production systems, design new software systems at the cutting edge of distributed database technology, and have a significant bottom-line impact on our business results. You will draw from your deep and broad technical expertise to mentor engineers, complete hands-on technical work and provide leadership on complex technical issues.

This is a senior engineering role where you will be expected to deliver at a high level against ambiguous problems with minimal technical supervision. You will collaborate directly with senior managers, principal engineers, and peer teams. And you'll have the opportunity to help shape our product roadmap and business direction.

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