Amazon Web Services Software Dev Engineer II, Quantum Ledger Database(QLDB) in Seattle, Washington
Are you interested in building hyper-scale database services? Do you want to revolutionize the way distributed systems are built for the cloud? Do you want to have direct and immediate impact on hundreds of thousands of users who use AWS database services?
Quantum Ledger Database(QLDB) is a fully managed ledger database that provides a transparent, immutable, and cryptographically verifiable transaction log of all application data changes over time. It offers SQL-like APIs, a flexible document data model and full support for transactions. QLDB eliminates the need for organizations to build ledger-like functionality when their applications require audit-ability and verifiability, such as, when tracking the history of credits and debits in banking applications, verifying data lineage of an insurance claim, or tracing movement of an item in a supply chain network. QLDB is serverless and highly scalable, allowing customers to scale effortlessly to support the demands of their applications.
Key job responsibilities
In this role, you will build and operate the mission critical distributed systems that power QLDB. An ideal candidate will be excited by the opportunity to learn and dive deep into distributed systems and database problems to invent simple and elegant solutions. You will design, implement and deliver cutting edge database software that powers QLDB. You will have high standards for yourself and everyone you work with, drive engineering best practices and be constantly looking for ways to make the systems you own better. You have great communication skills and enjoy working in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment.
About the team
The QLDB 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. Our senior members enjoy one-on-one mentoring and thorough, but kind, code reviews. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded engineer and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.
We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:
Seattle, WA, USA
3+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
2+ years of non-internship design or architecture (design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and existing systems experience
Experience programming with at least one software programming language
3+ years of full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations experience
Bachelor's degree in computer science or equivalent
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Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets. The base pay for this position ranges from $115,000/year in our lowest geographic market up to $223,600/year in our highest geographic market. Pay is based on a number of factors including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Amazon is a total compensation company. Dependent on the position offered, equity, sign-on payments, and other forms of compensation may be provided as part of a total compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. For more information, please visit https://www.aboutamazon.com/workplace/employee-benefits. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.
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