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Amazon Software Development Engineer II, Enterprise Engineering in Seattle, Washington


Our team is part of the Enterprise Engineering organization that owns the key products, services, and tools Amazonians use to securely and reliably access corporate resources, collaborate with one another and delight their customers on a daily basis. Client Engineering is responsible for the user experience on the Windows, macOS, and Ubuntu client platforms within Amazon. As stewards of the client experience, it is our goal to ensure that every Amazonian has a secure, frugal and productive experience on their client device.

Are you passionate about building, owning, and operating massively scalable systems? Are you looking for an inclusive team, where you feel safe to be yourself, to share your ideas openly, to experiment, fail and learn, and where you help make decisions that shape the team’s path forward? If so, here is an opportunity tailored for you.

Key job responsibilities

To be successful on this journey, you should love having the highest standard for yourself and others you work with while always looking for opportunities for operational excellence. You are deeply customer focused, understand multiple customers’ challenges, and constantly looking for ways to pursue them.

You will:

  • Use software engineering best practices to ensure the highest quality for all deliverables.

  • Work closely with other engineers while leading the design, implementation, and deployment of applications and systems at a large scale.

  • Own the delivery of integral pieces of a system or application.

  • Work closely with our engineering and security partner teams.

  • Mentor and develop other engineers on the team.

A day in the life

As an SDE-II you will design services and develop features for the systems that run and secure the client fleet across all of Amazon. You will continuously drive operational excellence and improvements to our existing services.

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

  • Software development experience in building highly scalable systems.

  • Expert level skill in Python.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit

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 Applicants should apply via our internal or external career site.