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Amazon Software Development Engineer, AWS Demand Planning in Seattle, Washington


The Demand Planning team builds software to forecast the amount of hardware needed to keep EC2 running as the world's favorite elastic cloud. Our work ensures that AWS customers never run out of cloud computing capacity!

We are looking for a Software Engineer to work in a full-stack development role, with more of a focus on back-end work.


Key job responsibilities

Our team owns a family of products that facilitate the generation, audit and publishing of Demand Plans that support the extensive AWS product portfolio. As a SDE, you will collaborate with research scientists and business subject matter experts to build and maintain a scalable planning platform, along with innovative models, that is capable of handling billions of time series data in real time. Our tools span Scala, Java, Python, JavaScript, Lambda, DynamoDB, and other leading-edge AWS services and tools. We don’t expect you to be an expert in (or be familiar with) all of the technologies listed above, but we want you to be excited to learn about them!

This position involves on-call responsibilities. We don’t like getting paged outside business hours, so we work to ensure that our systems are fault tolerant.

About the team

Our team puts a high value on work-life balance. While we do maintain core collaboration hours in the office, we also offer the flexibility to accommodate individual working styles. We've built a team culture that encourages knowledge sharing, and that celebrates openness, friendliness, collaboration, and the drive to "get things done".

We strongly believe in supporting new (and existing) members, and our team's broad mix of experience levels and tenures allow for a great deal of mentoring and learning opportunities. We care about your career growth; we do our best to assign projects to develop our team members into well-rounded professionals who are prepared take on tasks of increasing complexity as their career progresses.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Seattle, WA, USA

Basic Qualifications

  • 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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 $129,300/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 This position will remain posted until filled. Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.