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Software Development Engineer - AWS FinTech

Seattle, Washington, United States

Are you interested in building high-performance, globally scalable AWS Financial systems that support Amazons current and future growth? Are you seeking an environment where you can drive innovation, leveraging the scalability and innovation with Amazons AWS cloud services? Do you have a passion for ensuring a positive customer experience? If so, then this could be the job for you!

AWS Financial Technology Team is looking for a results-oriented, innovative software development engineer, who can help us create the next generation of distributed, scalable financial systems. Our ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced environment, relishes working with big data, and enjoys the challenge of highly complex business contexts that are typically being defined in real-time. We need someone to design and develop services that facilitate global financial transactions worth billions (USD) annually.

A Senior Software Development Engineer (SDE II) at Amazon works on real-world problems on a global scale, owns their systems end to end, and influences the direction of our technology - technology that impacts hundreds of millions of customers around the world. You can expect to design flexible and scalable solutions, and work on some of the most complex challenges in large-scale computing by utilizing your skills in data structures, algorithms, and object-oriented programming. Joining Amazon gives you the opportunity to work on a small development team in one of our many rapidly-growing organizations.

You will learn all about how to design, implement and test highly-scalable solutions using AWS cloud platform and its many products, working with best-in-class professionals on challenging agile projects.


Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design
1+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems.
2+ years of non-internship professional software development experience


Proficiency in at least one object-oriented programming language such as Java, C++ or C#
2+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems.
5+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
Strong knowledge of CS fundamentals including data structures, algorithm design and complexity analysis
Excellent communication, analytical and problem solving skills
Demonstrated ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions.
Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment.
Experience mentoring software engineers and influencing best practices within your team.
Experience in dealing with ambiguous/undefined problems; ability to think abstractly.
Experience with AWS

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success and we make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.

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