Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Seattle


Job type: Full-time
Role: Backend Developer
Industry: E-Commerce, Retail, Software Development / Engineering
Company size: 10k+ people
Company type: Public

sql, amazon-web-services, java

Job description
Amazon Redshift is looking for talented individuals with expertise and passion for building next-generation analytics systems on the latest hardware. We are interested in people who can conduct independent research and have a passion for software and system building, that is, smart people who get stuff done!

Joining the Amazon Redshift team gives you the opportunity to:
· Participate in the design and development of a state-of-the-art query processing framework
· Turning research results into world-class software products
· Work on a disruptive product that’s still in its early stages
· Solve problems that will revolutionize database computing in the cloud
· Build a product that will leverage the scale of resources available in the cloud
· Work for a company that’s a recognized in the cloud computing space
We are looking for candidates with expertise and passion for building high quality, large scale distributed database systems in the cloud. In this role, you will have responsibility for:
· Designing, developing and executing large scale functional, stress and performance tests
· Execution and maintenance of existing test frameworks
· Developing and deploying new test frameworks and monitoring systems
· Contributing to new database technical requirements and in the development of a verification and validation strategies
· Gaining deep understanding of the AWS products and work across teams to deliver and operate large scale, distributed services in the cloud
· Drive quality initiatives, define success criteria broadly and deeply within the system and take charge to address quality gaps.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) provides companies of all sizes with an infrastructure web services platform in the cloud. With AWS, you can requisition compute power, storage, and other services – paying as you go for only the resources you need. Amazon Redshift is rapidly growing, fast and powerful, fully managed, petabyte-scale data warehouse service in the cloud. It enables customers to dramatically increase their query performance when virtually any size data set using the same SQL-based business intelligence tools they use today. They can launch a fully operational service with a few clicks for as low as under $1000 per terabyte per year. Amazon Redshift manages all the work needed to set up, operate, and scale a data warehouse, from provisioning capacity and installing software to monitoring and backing up the cluster, to applying patches and upgrades. By automating these labor-intensive tasks, Amazon Redshift enables customers to spend their time focusing on their data and business insights, rather than on procuring and managing infrastructure. is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.

Skills & requirements
· 8+ years experience developing and/or verifying large scale systems and/or databases
· Good working knowledge of SQL, Linux
· Expert knowledge of one of the following programming languages: Java or Python or C/C++
· Bachelors in Computer Science or Engineering, or equivalent experience
· Experience designing, building and operating low-maintenance automation frameworks
· Experienced debugging, diagnosing, profiling and troubleshooting complex, production software issues
· Ability to run tests at large scale and filter out relevant information in large result sets.
· Ability to lead projects and drive them to completion
· Ability to work in a fast paced and agile development environment
· Possess excellent communication, sharp analytical abilities, and proven design skills
· Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
· Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role

Preferred qualifications:

· Advanced SQL or database internals experience
· Understanding of overall system architecture, scalability, reliability, and performance in data warehouse and analytics domains
· Experience with large-scale data analytics and data warehousing
· Masters or PhD in Computer Science

  • c/c++
  • java
  • retail
  • sql
  • storage