Thursday , February 22 2024

Amazon Careers – Development Engineer

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About the job

Job Summary


Each day, hundreds of thousands of developers make billions of transactions worldwide on our cloud. They harness the power of Amazon Security to enable innovative applications, websites, and businesses. The Amazon Security Security team owns security for all of these services offered by Amazon Security, including EC2, S3, and many others. Our team works with the many Amazon Security teams to solve security challenges at massive scale. We enable the trust by building services that meet the security goals of our customers, from compliance to analysis.

Our services support Amazon Security Service teams in meeting the security requirements for host logging, patching, and vulnerability detection. We deal with immense quantities of data from millions of sources to monitor and support hundreds of Amazon Security teams keep their services secure. If you have a passion for application and data security, we’d love to hear from you.

We are looking for software and systems professionals to join us and help us continue to raise the security bar for cloud computing. The successful candidate enjoys working on complex system software, is customer-centric, and feels strongly about delivering results. You are passionate about solving security hurdles in innovative ways. We do not desire to simply produce good software here at Amazon Security … we want to produce disruptive, history changing innovations.

You’ll be part of a world-class team in a fast-paced environment that has the entrepreneurial feel of a start-up. This is an opportunity to operate and engineer systems on a massive scale, and to gain top-notch experience in cloud computing. You’ll be surrounded by people who are smart, passionate about cloud computing, and believe that world class service is critical to customer success.

About The Team

Inclusive Team Culture

Here at Amazon, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 16 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

Work/Life Balance

Our team puts a high value on work-life balance. It isn’t about how many hours you spend at home or at work; it’s about the flow you establish that brings energy to both parts of your life. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. We offer flexibility in working hours and encourage you to find your own balance between your work and personal lives.

Mentorship & Career Growth

Our team is dedicated to supporting new members. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded professional and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 4+ years of professional software development experience building and operating production systems with at least one modern language such as Java, C/C++, C#, Python, GO or TypeScript
  • 4+ years of experience contributing to the architecture, system design, and scaling of new and existing solutions in a distributed, virtualized, or cloud environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS in a STEM related field
  • Experience with Linux, security, network protocols, and security tools (e.g. intrusion detection, log analysis, and network scanning)
  • Experience with building solutions that detect and remediate security threats
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role
  • Experience developing reliable and scalable software solutions in a distributed, virtualized, or cloud environment
  • Strong understanding of algorithms, data structures, databases, and problem solving
  • Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through to actual launch of the project

Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. Protecting your privacy and the security of your data is a longstanding top priority for Amazon. Please consult our Privacy Notice ( to know more about how we collect, use and transfer the personal data of our candidates.

Our inclusive culture empowers Amazonians to deliver the best results for our customers. If you have a disability and need an adjustment during the application and hiring process, including support for the interview or onboarding process, please contact the Applicant-Candidate Accommodation Team (ACAT), Monday through Friday from 7:00 am GMT – 4:00 pm GMT. If calling directly from the United Kingdom, please dial +44 800 086 9884 (tel:+448000869884). If calling from Ireland, please dial +353 1800 851 489 (tel:+3531800851489).

Company – Amazon Dev Centre (London) Ltd

Job ID: A2266193

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