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Senior Software Development Engineer Performance Benchmarking

Company: Amazon.com, Inc.
Location: Seattle
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

AWS customers trust that our services will continuously lead the industry in terms of performance and value. The AWS Benchmarking team is focused on making sure this remains true. Through our analysis and our competitive insights, we inform business decisions made at the CEO/SVP-level that help guide teams to deliver the best database cloud services, bar none.

Our team tests the performance of a wide range of AWS compute and storage services. As a Sr. SDE, we want you to help expand our deep-dive studies which are designed to improve AWS services.

You will build new benchmarking services on top of AWS, using the exact same technologies that our customers use. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with a large number of AWS service teams, often before they launch their products; interact with the performance teams of some of our largest customers; develop a broad understanding of the market; and interact directly with senior leadership.

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

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • 7+ years professional software development experience
  • Strong documentation and reporting skills
  • Proficiency with deploying applications on services
  • Proficiency in at least one modern programming language such as Java, Python, C++, or C#
  • Proficiency in Computer Science fundamentals, including object-oriented design, data structures, and algorithms
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong customer focus
  • Great communication skills, attention to detail, and sharp analytical abilities
  • Ability to provide technical guidance to a diverse, skilled team of SDEs
  • Master's degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Professional experience tuning and optimizing performance and scalability
  • Experience developing and running applications on AWS or other cloud providers
  • Experience building complex performance-related test automation
  • Experience with agile development methods
  • Experience visualizing large data sets
  • Experience communicating with senior technical and business leadership

Keywords: Amazon.com, Inc., Seattle , Senior Software Development Engineer Performance Benchmarking, Other , Seattle, Washington

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