Senior Software Design Engineer – AWS Observability

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Come change the way the world sees the !

We are looking for software engineers that are passionate about building , observability solutions (granular insights into metrics, logs, traces, and alerting), and rich visualization providing interactive exploration across a large volume of sources generating metrics, logs, and traces. As a Sr. Software Engineer on the team you will own significant portions of the product and will have influence on our strategy by helping define the next wave of product features and system architecture. There will be opportunities for learning and growth on the team, there will be access to Sr Engineers and PEs, and SDEs will have the opportunity to mentor and coach junior engineers on the team. has a fast-paced environment where we “Work Hard, Have Fun, Make History.” On a typical day, our software engineers might deep dive to root cause a customer issue, release the latest new feature, consult with the top engineers at Amazon, or discuss radical new approaches to building and operating at . You’ll be surrounded by people who are incredibly smart, passionate about observability, and believe that we are only scratching the surface of what can really do to help developers, SREs, and business owners everywhere.
This is a unique opportunity to build a new service from the ground up to a successful launch.
In this role, you will be positioning as a thought leader in related projects by collaborating and influencing the community and contributing to projects.
You will be responsible to , build, and a globally available service that is business critical and in the forefront of our customer success.

Diverse and Inclusive work 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.

Work Life Balance –
Our 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.


• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field or Equivalent experience to a Bachelor’s degree based on 3 years of work experience for every 1 year of education
• 7+ years professional experience in software
• Proficiency in, at least, one modern programming language such as C, , , Go.
2+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and (architecture, patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current


One more of the following are preferred:
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
• Depth in structures and , especially those dealing with concurrency or scaling
• Experience as an contributor or maintainer of a popular project.
• Experience with Agile engineering practices (continuous integration, TDD, etc.)
• Experience with CNCF projects such as Kubernetes, Prometheus, Grafana, and Jaeger.
• Experience coding in Go and/or .
• Familiarity with internet security, SSO, IAM, RBAC.
• Experience with stores and strategies.

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