• Software Development Engineer

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 1 week ago(12/4/2018 5:49 AM)
    Job ID
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    The AWS Capacity Forecasting and Planning team is responsible for growing the world's largest Cloud. We forecast customer demand, build inventory replenishment system, and drive utilization improvement for all AWS services.

    What we own:
    • Building a world-class forecasting platform that scales to handling billions of time series data in real time.
    • Expanding inventory replenishment models and systems for each AWS service in the fast-growing AWS product portfolio.
    • Finding out the optimal tradeoff between AWS service availability and fleet utilization.
    • Driving fleet utilization improvement where each 1% means millions of additional free cash flow.
    • Automating tactical and strategic capacity planning tools to optimize for service availability and infrastructure cost.
    What you will learn:
    • Inventory management and supply chain management for the Cloud.
    • Resource management and admission control for the Cloud.
    • The internals of all AWS services.
    • How to build large scale distributed systems for both internal and external AWS customers.
    Forecasting, Statistics, Machine Learning, Optimization, Inventory Management, Supply Chain Management, AWS, Cloud, Cloud Computing, EC2, S3, EBS, DynamoDB, CloudFront, Java, C++, object oriented, Java, distributed systems, high availability, scalability, concurrent

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

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
    • Equivalent experience to a Bachelor's degree based on 2 years of work experience for every 1 year of education
    • 1+ years professional experience in software development
    • Experience taking a leading role in building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
    • Proficiency in, at least, one modern programming language such as Java, C++, C#, Go Lang, Scala etc.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Preferred candidate should have driven engineering best practices (e.g., Operational Excellence, Security, Quality, etc.) and set standards.
    • Knowledge of Python or other scripting languages a plus
    • Experience in optimization mathematics (linear programming, nonlinear optimization)
    • Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions
    • Deal well with ambiguous/undefined problems; ability to think abstractly
    • Had lead a team to execute the solution of a complex software.
    • Must have good communication skills and can easily translate system designs and technical specs to product mapping.
    • Must have designed and developed large software solutions.
    • Worked to resolve architecture deficiencies, simplify, and optimize code.
    • 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-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.
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