4 Mar 2013

Full-Time Python Software Development Engineer, AWS Elastic Beanstalk

Amazon Web ServicesSeattle, Washington, United States

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Job Description

Job Description

The AWS Elastic Beanstalk team is searching for Python experts eager to make AWS the place to develop, deploy and manage applications.

This is your chance to influence developers worldwide through services, tools and programming models that make it easy to build on the cloud. In this role 

  • You will design and implement language support on the Elastic Beanstalk platform so developers can harness the power of AWS,
  • You will design and implement services to make it easier to configure, deploy and test running applications in AWS,
  • You will participate in community efforts to show how AWS is the platform of choice for building reliable, scalable and manageable applications in the cloud and,
  • You will build sample applications that demonstrate best practices for using Amazon Web Services.

If you are:

  • Passionate about building applications in the cloud
  • Have rock-solid browser development skills
  • Thrive in a startup-like environment
  • Strive to get it right the first time
  • Aim to improve your work with each release
Then we want to talk to you!
Experience building highly available, large scale applications or web sites is a plus.

Join the Elastic Beanstalk team and help bring the power of the AWS cloud to the developer community!


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field, or 4+ years relevant work experience
  • 4+ years professional experience in software development

Preferred Qualifications

  • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design
  • Computer Science fundamentals in data structures
  • Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
  • Experience developing applications using Python and Web 2.0 techniques
  • Experience developing using Django or Flask frameworks
  • Strong passion for developing applications and services that provide a great customer experience
  • Understanding of web services technologies such as HTTP, WSDL, XSD, and REST
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and agile development environment
  • Experience taking a leading role in building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
  • 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
  • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and senior management to collect requirements, describe software product features, technical designs, and product strategy
  • 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
  • Hands-on expertise in many disparate technologies, typically ranging from front-end user interfaces through to back-end systems and all points in between
  • A self-starter who is motivated to take ownership of projects and drive tasks to completion
  • Experience with other dynamic languages, such as Ruby or PHP

How to Apply

To apply directly please visit http://www.amazon.com/gp/jobs/207974

** For more information on Amazon Web Services, please visit http://aws.amazon.com **

Job Categories: Engineering. Job Types: Full-Time.

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