Senior Software Development Engineer (Elastic Kubernetes Service)

Santa Clara, California, USA

Full Time
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Posted 2 weeks ago

As a Senior Software Engineer in the Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (EKS) team you will help us deliver the mission of making AWS the best place to run containers. At Amazon EKS, we are building a core set of services that allow our customers to create and use Kubernetes at scale. You will be part of an exceptional team moving the needle towards making containers as the next generation compute platform. This is an opportunity to operate and engineer systems on a massive scale, and to gain top-notch experience in cloud computing.

We are looking for Senior Engineers on our Scalability team that want to take on the challenge of running the largest Kubernetes clusters in the world. You will work with the Kubernetes community to strengthen the design, scale, security and stability of Kubernetes, and ultimately push the scaling boundaries of Kubernetes and Etcd. You will be solving challenging technical problems, often ones not solved before, alongside with peers with remarkable technical expertise. The solutions you build will be high impact and rolled out to our large customer base across the world. In this role, you will have significant input in defining our strategy, shaping our product, driving our architecture and inculcating best engineering practices in the team. If you are excited to work in a dynamic environment, we would love to hear from you!

Basic Qualifications


· 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 3+ years of experience
· Experience with Computer Science fundamentals (ex. object-oriented and distributed systems design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis)
· Experience building and operating highly-available services.





Preferred Qualifications

· Experience with Kubernetes, Docker, Mesos, etcd
· Development experience with Golang
· Experience working on and with Open Source technologies
· Experience with design/architecting large-scale distributed systems preferably using AWS technologies.

Job tags: AWS C Docker Golang Java Kubernetes Mesos Open source