Software Development Engineer, AWS Glue Elastic Views

June 24, 2022
Seattle, WA
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Job summary
AWS Glue Elastic Views (GEV) makes it easy to combine and replicate data across multiple data stores without writing custom code. You use familiar SQL-compatible query language (PartiQL) to quickly create a virtual table-a materialized view-from multiple data stores; GEV keeps the materialized view up-to-date in near real-time by continuously monitoring for changes source data stores. For example, you can use GEV to replicate and filter data from your AWS DynamoDB table to Redshift in a type-safe way.

Our team is growing rapidly and we are looking for a software engineer to solve the challenge of quickly, securely and reliably moving data at scale. Our customers expect technical wizardry; we are building new services and workflows that stream data in near real time, a query engine that seamlessly transforms the data to match the output, via a few clicks or few lines of code. At AWS GEV, you will collaborate with some of the best and brightest minds in the industry, and join a fast-paced growing team at one of the most innovative companies. Come join us to Work Hard, Have Fun, and Make History!

As a Software Development Engineer

  • You are Highly motivated and thrive in an environment where problems are open-ended.
  • You enjoy engaging in passionate discussions with smart people and letting the best ideas rise to the top.
  • You have a strong understanding of Computer Science fundamentals, Object Oriented Design and Data Structures.
  • You are genuinely excited about technology, have a strong interest in learning and playing with the latest technologies.
  • You support engineering best practices (e.g. Operational Excellence, Security, Quality, etc.) and help define standards.

Virtual & Hybrid Opportunity

We are a Pacific Time Zone team. Today, we have team members in British Columbia, California, and Washington. Our core team hours are Monday-Friday, 10:00AM-4:00PM, Pacific. Team members adjust the rest of their workday to suit their needs, with flexibility for recurring personal responsibilities (e.g. drop-offs and pick-ups of kids). As long as you are able to work our core team hours, this role may be based out of any state or province where we have an AWS presence including (but not limited to): Arizona, British Columbia, California, Colorado, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, or Washington.

If you would rather come into the office few days a week, we can align you with an AWS Offices in one of the following cities (but not limited to): Seattle, Bellevue, Redmond, Portland, San Francisco, Palo Alto, Irvine, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, Santa Monica, Sunnyvale, San Diego, Las Vegas, Boulder, Denver, Phoenix, Tempe, Salt Lake City, Meridian, Vancouver, or Victoria.

About Us

Inclusive Team Culture Here 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 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.

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  • 1+ years of experience contributing to the system design or architecture (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems.
  • 2+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
  • Programming experience with at least one software programming language.

  • Excellent Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, data structures, problem solving, and complexity analysis
  • Strong proficiency in developing objected-oriented software in one or more relevant languages (Java, Kotlin, C, C++, C#, Rust)
  • Strong analytical skills, with excellent problem-solving abilities
  • Proven track record of delivering high quality software on time
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, be a fast learner and have the ability to adapt quickly to a fast-paced development environment


  • Master's Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Experience on a UNIX or Linux platform
  • Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, databases and optimization
  • Thorough understanding of distributed systems, concurrency, asynchronous architectures
  • Experience working in an agile software development organization

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