Senior Software Development Engineer

Tauber Institute for Global Operations
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Job Location: 
Seattle , WA
Contact Name: 
Abhishek Sunku
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Job Description


The AWS Infrastructure group is responsible for forecasting, ordering, procuring, setting up and operating all AWS infrastructure. This includes data center setup, equipment purchase, installation and operation of servers with power and cooling, inventory management and other such decisions.

The supply chain planning group within AWS infrastructure is building a new suite of tools to automate all AWS supply chain planning. We are responsible for tactical decision making such as data center operations, demand fulfillment, replenishment, as well a long term decision making like inventory management, network design and others. The solutions we develop are scalable to sustain rapid AWS growth, and also flexible to support the evolving AWS supply chain. The Customer Order and Forecast Management product team specifically are responsible for building order management and forecast management products, which involves using simulations, predictive learning and other sciences to provide a great customer experience to customers. The team uses a variety of technology in building the product suite which is all based on core AWS technologies. You will have opportunities to work on full-stack development and be a true product owner (UI, microservices, predictive learning, dev-ops, scaling etc.). You will have the opportunity and need to mentor junior engineers and be a technical leader in the team.
We are looking for Software Development Engineers who want to work on challenging, high impact problems. The services we own are responsible for billions of dollars in spend, resulting in us having a huge opportunity to move the needle in a positive direction. The team has a strong group of senior engineering and science talent, so it will be a great place for someone to deliver results, while also learning and progressing their career.


· 4+ years of professional software development experience
· 3+ years of programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design
· 2+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems
· Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field, or 5+ year relevant work experience
· Experience taking a leading role in building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
· Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design
· Computer Science fundamentals in data structures
· Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
· 5+ years one modern programming language such as C++, C#, or Java


· Master’s Degree in Computer Science or related field.
· Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.
· Experience with distributed computing and enterprise-wide systems
· Strong problem solving, communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
· Architecture skills, knowledge of design patterns, and strong fundamentals.
· Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and senior management to collect requirements, describe software product features, technical designs, and product strategy.
· Experience developing RESTful web services and complex software systems that have been successfully delivered.
· Experience working with cloud architecture, web services, and web sites
· Experience working with Linux.
· Hands-on expertise in many disparate technologies, typically ranging from front-end user interfaces, data stores, cloud technologies, and back-end systems.
· Experience mentoring junior software engineers to improve their skills, and make them more effective, product software engineers.
· Experience influencing software engineers best practices within your team.
· Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
· Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age

Closing Date: 
Position is open until filled