Do you enjoy solving real world customer issues and complex
technical problems at a large scale using a wide range of
technologies? Are you interested in solving real world customer
problems by providing durable storage "in the cloud"? EBS (Elastic
Block Store) delivers high performance virtualized storage as part
of Amazon Web Services. As one of the largest block storage
services in the world, EBS is looking for passionate engineers to
design and build fault tolerant, high performance storage
As an engineer on the EBS teams, you will get the opportunity to
architect large-scale distributed systems, improve availability and
performance of core service APIs, and innovate to increase hardware
resource utilization. The ideal candidate would possess analytical,
design, problem solving skills and experience in building &
operating large scale systems. You will work closely with a tight,
agile team that ships often, iterates quickly and takes pride in
the product they deliver. You will be able to see the impact your
work has on real customers in the real world in a matter of hours.
You will also have the opportunity to work across a range of
technologies, from Java-based distributed systems using SQL and
NoSQL datastores, to low level high performance storage
Our team works together to provide work/life balance for all
team members. We recognize that the circumstances of our team
members vary, and we balance work across the team so that we're all
able to maintain high standards on behalf of our customers, while
at the same time allowing for rich and happy personal lives.
In AWS, if you build it, you own it. EBS is a highly available
7x24 worldwide service requiring dedicated support from our
engineering teams. We pride ourselves on a high level of ownership
in the work we do. This means we hold a high bar for test
automation, verification processes, design and code reviews to
ensure that our systems meet the exacting standards our customers
demand. We maintain a regular on-call rotation across our teams
with engineers and managers all taking part to resolve the
inevitable issues that arise. We work hard to minimize getting
paged in the middle of the night as we recognize that a well-rested
employee is a productive employee.
Upon joining EBS, every employee is paired with a peer buddy who
will help you to quickly come up to speed in understanding the
technology we're building, the tools we use and the business
problems we're trying to solve. We hire exceptional people and we
recognize the importance of coaching others. We have a formal
mentor search application that lets you find a mentor that works
best for you based on location, job family, and job level. On our
internal "Broadcast" video streaming website, you'll find countless
presentations by some of the brightest minds in computing
discussing solutions to many of the exciting problems we're solving
in AWS today with new live-streaming videos added every week.
We have a diverse team and drive towards an inclusive culture
and work environment. Our team is intentional about attracting,
developing, and retaining amazing talent from diverse backgrounds.
Our team members are active in Amazon's 10+ affinity groups,
sometimes known as employee resource groups, which bring employees
together across businesses and locations around the world. These
range from groups such as the Black Employee Network (BEN), Amazon
Women in Engineering (AWE) and Glamazon (our LGBTQ+ community).
Consult the following links to find out more about the exciting
work being done in Elastic Block Store.
What is EBS and what do we do?
AWS blog post about larger and faster EBS volumes:
- Programming experience with at least one modern language such
as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design
- Experience working in an agile software development
- Excellent leadership, verbal and written communication skills
with the ability to work well in a team
- Experience building and operating online services and
fault-tolerant distributed systems
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.