Amazon Web Services Software Development Engineer - AWS Transfer for SFTP - Boston, MA in BOSTON, Massachusetts

Job Description

Do you want to join a team of creative and talented software engineers who are helping to change the way data moves to and from the cloud? Do you want to be a part of one of the newest AWS services and have the chance to help define and build its future? If you answered yes to these questions and want to share in the excitement and challenge of building world class software solutions within the fastest growing division of Amazon then come be a part of the AWS Transfer for SFTP team (AWS Transfer).

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a dynamic and rapidly growing business within Amazon, with over a million active customers in 190 countries around the world. AWS’s code serves millions of requests per second and it does so with sub-second latency and in a fault tolerant manner.

AWS Transfer, a new service launched at re:Invent 2018, is looking for innovative DevOps engineers with a passion for solving challenging problems to join the team and help us take the service to the next level. AWS Transfer is a highly available, massively scalable SFTP server that allows customers to read/write data from their S3 bucket. This service provides customers with both a new method to load data into S3 and also a way to migrate legacy workflows from on premises solutions into AWS.

If you enjoy creating software and solutions which have real customer impact than this is your chance to join a service team early in the life of a growing service and help shape its future development. As a software development engineer on the AWS Transfer team you will be a key contributor to the future direction and growth of the service. You will become part of a team of highly productive and action-oriented professionals. You will help define, design, and implement the next set of features and functionality. You will investigate operational issues, resolve customer challenges and help maintain and enhance the operational excellence that creates loyal AWS customers. In short, as a member this team you will be given the opportunity to grow your technical and professional skills while helping AWS Transfer and AWS grow.

This is a full-time position and is based in our Boston, MA office located in the Seaport District with parking, easy T access to South Station, and a beautiful view of the Charles River/Harbor.

Basic Qualifications


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

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

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

  • Understanding of operating system fundamentals (Linux or Windows)

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

Preferred Qualifications


  • Experience building and operating scalable infrastructure software or distributed systems

  • Experience developing storage software with knowledge of networking and EDI (Electronic Data Exchange) protocols

  • Experience developing EDI (Electronic Data Exchange) applications

  • Experience with AWS services (S3, EC2, CloudFormation, etc.)

  • Understanding of network protocols, TCP/IP, UDP

  • Experience in Agile/SCRUM enterprise-scale software development

  • Familiar with building secure software using modern security principles

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

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Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

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Job ID776135 Services, Inc.

Position CategorySoftware Development

Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)United States