Sr. Software Dev Engineer, AWS Hardware Engineering - Edge

Sr. Software Dev Engineer, AWS Hardware Engineering - Edge

03 Nov 2023
Washington, Seattle-tacoma, 98101 Seattle-tacoma USA

Sr. Software Dev Engineer, AWS Hardware Engineering - Edge

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Job summary
The AWS Hardware Engineering team creates server designs for Amazon's innovative web services. Our designs are industry-leading in frugality and operational excellence, and are critical to the success of the AWS business and the more than one million customers who use AWS today. Our Engineers solve challenging technology problems, and build architecturally sound, high-quality components to enable AWS to realize critical business strategies.
The ideal candidate for this role will be an innovative self-starter. You will work with engineers across the company as well as external companies and lead test automation and server test content bring-up efforts. You will use your broad experience using and developing automated testing tools, programming languages and expertise on hardware to test prototype servers. AWS Engineers are shaping the way people use computers and designing the future of cloud computing technology - come help us make history!
What you will do: You will be a member of the AWS Edge products automation and test team and will interact with Engineers across the company to lead the design, development and automation of the test content to qualify servers with Amazon requirements. You will recommend product improvements based on your testing results. You will work closely with AWS Engineers to automate reporting of test coverage in the lab qualifications.
Why it matters: Public cloud IT services represent the majority of growth in the overall IT services market and will continue to do so for several years to come. The scale of AWS, combined with an understanding of how our hardware is used, creates a unique opportunity for component customizations that will directly benefit customers.
Why you will love it: You will work with Engineers across the company to build next-generation servers. You will have a direct impact on our bottom line and the ability to deliver improvements for our developers. You will be part of a growing, fast paced, and fun team. You will have ownership for the implementation of your work. You will see direct product improvements based on the results of your work.

Key job responsibilities

  • Own, design, build, and deploy on medium or large projects
  • Mentor more junior engineers
  • Drive operational excellence
  • Contribute to and lead design, architecture, process and development discussions
  • Argue for the right outcomes with data, conviction and diplomacy


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems
  • 3+ years of programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C, or C# including object-oriented design
  • 4+ years of professional software development experience
  • 2+ years of experience as a mentor, tech lead OR leading an engineering team

  • Master's Degree in Computer Science or related technical field or 6+ years relevant work experience
  • Professional working proficiency in at least one modern programming language such as Python, C, C#, Java, including object-oriented design
  • 4+ years of experience building and designing test cases
  • A proven track of mentorship for junior SDE's


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience of running hardware qualifications and designing automation frameworks
  • Experience with testing methodologies (unit, Scrum)
  • Experience with modern technology devices in storage, network, as well as a variety of interface standards (PCIe, SATA, SAS, NVMe)
  • Exposure to the validation of hardware, software, firmware and drivers
  • Linux knowledge
  • Experience designing and implementing test coverage on server designs
  • Experience with GPU and FPGA architecture, and ARM
  • Experience with server platform design and architecture


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