Software Development Engineer SDEI - Herndon Area, VA; Washington, DC | Greater at Amazon Web Services (Herndon, VA)

Software Development Engineer SDEI - Herndon Area, VA; Washington, DC | Greater at Amazon Web Services (Herndon, VA)

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Location: Herndon, VA
Type: Full Time
Created: 2021-11-30 05:01:12

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Software Development Engineer SDEI - Herndon Area, VA; Washington, DC | Greater Metro Area

Job ID: 1823632 | Amazon Dev Center U.S., Inc.

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Job summaryEach day, hundreds of thousands of developers make billions of transactions worldwide on our cloud. They harness the power of Amazon Web Services (AWS) to enable innovative applications, websites, and businesses. The AWS Security team owns security for all of these services offered by AWS, including EC2, S3, and many others. Our team works with the many AWS 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 AWS 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 AWS 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 will enjoy 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 AWS 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.Inclusive Team CultureHere at AWS, 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 we 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 14 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.Mentorship & Career GrowthOur 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. We care about your career growth as a passionate learner that is motivated to take on challenges.Work/Life BalanceOur team also puts a high value on work-life balance. Striking a healthy balance between your personal and professional life is crucial to your happiness and success here, which is why we aren’t focused on how many hours you spend at work or online. Instead, we’re happy to offer a flexible schedule so you can have a more productive and well balanced life—both in and outside of work.


· BS or MS in a STEM related field· Software development experience with at least one modern language such as C, C++, C#, Java, Go, TypeScript or Python· Understanding of algorithms, data structures, and databases


· Practical experience with software engineering best practices and developing software solutions in a cloud environment.Experience with Linux, security, and/or networking protocols. Experience working on AWS services like S3, EC2, Lambda and Athena.Prior software development internship experience· Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role· Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this roleAmazon 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