Senior Software Development Engineer in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Senior Software Developer - Amazon Web Services - Cambridge, Massachusetts (Kendall Square)

Do you want to shape the future of cloud storage? Are you passionate about building the next generation distributed file system? Do you want to grow and be part of a team that is building a service used by thousands of customers everyday? Come join the Elastic File System (EFS) engineering team in the heart of Cambridge as we revolutionize the world of highly available, scalable file systems.

Elastic File System (EFS) is the newest AWS storage service poised to grow to hundreds of thousands of servers, exabytes of storage, and trillions of files; and we’re just getting started. EFS is a unique service that provides low-latency, shared file system access to tens of thousands of EC2 instances and on-premises datacenter applications. It is a distributed, highly-available, durable file storage service that is fully elastic, growing and shrinking as required. If you have the files, we have the storage!

Embark on a journey with us to build a distributed file storage service that can scale without limits. We need your passion, innovative ideas, and creativity to help take the service to new heights. This is an opportunity to shape the future of EFS. Our mission is to transform the way the world uses file storage. Listen to how we are enabling our customers to change the world - .

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering or related field

  • 8+ years professional experience in commercial or web-scale system software development and delivery

  • Expert skill in a modern programming language such as C, C++, C#, Java, or Python

  • Understanding of operating system fundamentals (Linux or Windows)

  • Deep understanding of scalable computing systems, software architecture, data structures, and algorithms

  • Proficiency in network, distributed, asynchronous, and concurrent programming

  • Knowledge of professional software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle

  • Passion for technical leadership and mentoring

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong analytical skills, with excellent problem solving abilities

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in Agile/SCRUM enterprise-scale software development

  • Experience developing storage software with knowledge of storage protocols and file system architecture

  • Understanding of storage performance challenges and their solutions

  • Familiar with building secure software using modern security principles

  • Experience in optimizing Linux kernel performance

  • Understanding of network protocols like TCP/IP, UDP, HTTPS, DHCP, and DNS

  • Experience building and operating scalable infrastructure software or distributed systems

  • Application of formal proof and verification techniques to real world software, e.g. TLA+

  • Experience using Amazon Web Services such as EC2, EBS, and S3

  • Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment

  • Team leadership experience

Resumes can be sent to our career site or via bostonjobsATamazonDOTcom for consideration

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Amazon Web Services offers a robust, fully featured technology infrastructure platform in the cloud comprised of a broad set of compute, storage, database, analytics, application, and deployment services.

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