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Senior SDE, AWS IAM

Company: Amazon.com Services LLC
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Job DescriptionAt Amazon Web Services Identity and Access Management (AWS IAM) we build, operate, and innovate the identity management, authentication, and authorization stack for the AWS cloud. Our mission is to push the technical boundaries to enable AWS customers to run their business workloads confidently and securely. As part of this mission, we Think Big and Dive Deep as we leverage technology to give customers state-of-the-art controls to manage access across all their AWS environments. At IAM, we operate one of the largest distributed systems in the world, which processes tens of millions of transactions per second. With the growth of AWS, the customer workloads and access patterns keep evolving, demanding the next order of magnitude scalability. We are looking for a strong Senior Software Engineer to join the team that can own and operate the IAM Control Plane ecosystem of services.

Key job responsibilitiesA successful candidate has established background in designing, building and operating high-performing, reliable distributed systems of the global scale as part of a high-functioning engineering team. You must have strong technical skills, solid project management skills, be an efficient communicator and have motivation, vision and high judgement to stay focused on key business outcomes to deliver results in a fast-paced environment. IAM is a highly technical space with emphasis on security, scale and operational excellence. You will be expected to be a strong technical leader who effectively partners with others, keeps the big picture in sight, informs prioritization, builds consensus and rallies the team behind it. Core responsibilities include design and implementation of complex system components while maintaining an uncompromising bar on quality and supporting less experienced members of the team in growing in their craft.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Seattle, WA, USABASIC QUALIFICATIONS- 7+ years of non-internship professional software development experience- 7+ years of programming with at least one software programming language experience- 5+ years of leading design or architecture (design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and existing systems experience- Experience as a mentor, tech lead or leading an engineering teamPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS- 5+ years of full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations experience- Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent- 4+ years of highly scalable systems experience

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 https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $151,300/year in our lowest geographic market up to $261,500/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit https://www.aboutamazon.com/workplace/employee-benefits. This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.

Keywords: Amazon.com Services LLC, Kirkland , Senior SDE, AWS IAM, Other , Kirkland, Washington

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