• Internship
  • USA (Remote)
  • $130000 - 160000 per year USD / Month


Job title: Software Development Engineer, AWS Config

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Company: Amazon

Job description: DESCRIPTION

Job summary

Are you passionate about open source and engaging the developer community for a a growing service poised for the next level of growth? Are you excited about impactful technical projects that help our biggest enterprise customers manage hundreds of accounts with over a million resources across multiple regions? Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the pioneer and recognized leader in the Cloud. Our web services provide a platform for IT infrastructure that is used by hundreds of thousands of developers and businesses around the world. These customers range from start-ups to leading web companies to Global 500 companies in financial services, healthcare, and technology.

AWS Config is the foundation service that customers rely on to manage the configuration, and adherence to IT policy, for their cloud resources. Our customers include a large community of developers who create resources like Config rules and Conformance Packs. We are looking for an experienced Software Development Engineer who will create the services that will enable developers to create, test, deploy and share their Config artifacts. As an engineer on AWS Config, your job will be to work with an outstanding development team to implement a first-in-class experience for Config developers and contribute to one of the largest cloud resource management and compliance systems in the world.

We are looking for a passionate Software Development Engineer who will work with an outstanding development team to create high scale distributed services that expand the reach and functionality of Config. In this role, you will own solutions from design and execution through deployment and support, using the best of available tools, including EC2 Native, Lambda, DynamoDB, and ElasticSearch. You will be responsible for holding the code quality high, even as we optimize our development processes to better serve our customers, and will be expected to mentor and guide junior engineers. You should be invested in helping our enterprise customers enforce IT policies and best practices across their applications on AWS and beyond, understanding that it is important to pair infrastructure with the ability to properly manage it at scale. Most importantly, you should be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment where delivery of new products and features is very rapid. AWS Config is one of the most critical requirements for large enterprises moving to AWS

Work/Life Balance

Our team puts a high value on work-life balance. Our entire team is located in the Virginia Office with Config sister teams in Seattle office. We’re also flexible when people occasionally need to work from home. We generally keep core in-office hours from 10am to 4pm.

On-Call Responsibility

This position involves on-call responsibilities, typically for one week every two months. We don’t like getting paged in the middle of the night or on the weekend, so we work to ensure that our systems are fault tolerant. When we do get paged, we work together to resolve the root cause so that we don’t get paged for the same issue twice.

Mentorship & Career Growth

We’re committed to the growth and development of every Config team member. You will be expected to mentor and guide junior engineers. You will engage with the open source community, listening to their feedback to improve the experience and helping to drive long term vision with the larger Config team.

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 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.


  • 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.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Candidate must have good communication skills, be a fast learner and have the ability to adapt quickly to a fast-paced development environment
  • Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive


  • A Master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field
  • Experience building and operating large-scale, highly available distributed systems or web services with a high degree of operational excellence
  • A strong understanding of system performance and scaling
  • Well-honed troubleshooting skills at various levels of complexity
  • A strong understanding of operating system internals, including network and storage subsystems
  • Experience with relational and nonrelational database systems
  • Experience using AWS services

The pay range for this position in Colorado is $130,000-$160,000 annually however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. A sign-on bonus and restricted stock units may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via Amazon’s internal or external careers site

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 https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Workers in New York City who perform in-person work or interact with the public in the course of business must show proof they have been fully vaccinated against COVID or request and receive approval for a reasonable accommodation, including medical or religious accommodation.

Expected salary: $130000 – 160000 per year

Location: USA

Job date: Thu, 04 Aug 2022 04:37:48 GMT

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