A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field, or experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree based on three or more years of work experience for every one year of education
An understanding of computer science fundamentals in algorithms and data structures
Want to help shape the future of one of the largest NoSQL database services on the planet?
The Amazon DynamoDB team is looking for deeply technical, team-first-mentality full stack software engineers who are willing to commit themselves to our goal to grow the business 10 times over the next 2 years.
DynamoDB is a key-value database that delivers single-digit-millisecond performance at any scale. As a fast-growing service at the core of the AWS Cloud, our business and engineering decisions have widespread impact across AWS, Amazon, and beyond. Many of the world’s fastest growing businesses, such as Lyft, Airbnb, and Redfin, as well as enterprises, such as Samsung, Toyota, and Capital One, depend on the scale and performance of DynamoDB to support their mission-critical workloads.
DynamoDB engineers are constantly challenged to think of unique and innovative solutions. The quality bar is high. As an engineer here, you will work on the hardest engineering problems in distributed systems at a massive scale and on multiple dimensions. You will exercise your intellectual curiosity, work with motivated teams of sharp individuals, and get insightful guidance from senior and principal engineers.
You will be responsible to maintain a high bar in terms of execution, operational readiness, code and design quality. You will serve as a mentor for junior engineers and help them grow. You are comfortable working with other seasoned DynamoDB engineers and hold your ground during design and customer experience reviews.
This is a hands-on position where you will own everything from end to end: design, design reviews, implementation, code reviews, iterative feature launches, operations, mentoring, driving continuous improvement, and more.
Inclusive Team Culture
Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 16 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.
Our team puts a high value on work-life balance. It isn’t about how many hours you spend at home or at work; it’s about the flow you establish that brings energy to both parts of your life. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. We offer flexibility in working hours and encourage you to find your own balance between your work and personal lives.
Mentorship & Career Growth
Our team is dedicated to supporting new members. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. Our senior members enjoy one-on-one mentoring and thorough, but kind, code reviews. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded engineer and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.
A Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field
Four or more years of professional software development experience
Experience designing, building and operating large-scale distributed systems or web services
Experience with relational and nonrelational database systems
Experience delivering projects as part of an agile software development team
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
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