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Software Development Engineer, AWS Well-Architected

Full Time
7 days ago
Job summary
The AWS Well-Architected Tool team is hiring Software Developers!!

Imagine if you could help shape the future of cloud architecture, imagine if you could build a tool which could identify risks in workload architectures and help customers build secure , resilient, high-performing and efficient applications. AWS Well-Architected aims to help our customers identify and remediate potential risks in their workloads , develop technical expertise in AWS services and learn how to architect their cloud applications.

AWS continues to be one of Amazon's fastest growing businesses. More than a million active customers, from Airbnb to SAP, use AWS Cloud solutions to deliver flexibility, scalability, and reliability. As a Software Development Engineer at Amazon, your code is held to a high-standard and you are expected to stay up-to-date on the latest technologies.

In this role, you will be responsible for building and managing the AWS Well-Architected tool. The mission for the tool is to help customers build well-architected workloads in the cloud by identifying risks and providing them with actionable feedback for improving their cloud architectures. This involves designing new features, continually improving existing ones, and writing highly scalable and reliable code to do so. Operational excellence is a high priority for us, so evangelizing technical improvements and bug fixes along with new features helps us continue to evolve the product easily over time. This is also a pivotal time for the tool with great upward potential for improving customer usage of cloud technologies and building some really cool, meaningful features for our customers.


  • 1+ years of experience contributing to the system design or architecture (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems.
  • 2+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
  • Programming experience with at least one software programming language.


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 NoSQL or Relational DB models
Experience designing highly scalable, highly available RESTful APIs
Strong Object Oriented design skills with understanding of common design patterns.
Meets/exceeds Amazon's leadership principles requirements for this role
Meets/exceeds Amazon's functional/technical depth and complexity for this role

Preferred locations include Washington, New York and Virginia (DC)

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, disability, age, or other legally protected status. If you would like to request an accommodation, please notify your Recruiter.
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