Are you excited at the prospect of keeping millions of customers' data safe? Do you want to help secure applications by offering cryptographic services at scale? Security is the #1 concern of customers moving to the cloud and the AWS Cryptography team is dedicated to providing the security features our customers need. We enable customers to confidently move sensitive workloads to the cloud where they can benefit from strong security controls that help meet internal and external compliance requirements. AWS Key Management Service and AWS CloudHSM provide encryption and key management services, while AWS Certificate Manager handles the complexity of provisioning, deploying, and managing certificates.
The AWS Key Management Service (KMS) is looking for a strong Senior Software Development Engineer with expertise in building distributed, scalable systems to join us in building some of the most secure services at AWS. We help AWS customers protect their sensitive data inside and outside of the cloud with easy to use, secure, and affordable encryption services. You should have experience designing scalable, customer-centric systems and a passion for simple and elegant software solutions. Along with senior leaders, principal engineers, and security specialists you will discover and solve the new interesting challenges of growing and operating a globally distributed cryptographic security service.
As an AWS Senior Engineer you'll:
* Serve as a technical lead on our most demanding, cross-functional projects. * Ensure the quality of architecture and design of systems. * Functionally decompose complex problems into simple, straight-forward solutions. * Fully and completely understand system interdependencies and limitations. * Possess expert knowledge in performance, scalability, enterprise system architecture, and engineering best practices. * Leverage knowledge of internal and industry prior art in design decisions. * Effectively research and benchmark Amazon technology against other competing systems in the industry. * Contribute intellectual property through patents. * Assist in the career development of others, actively mentoring individuals and the community on advanced technical issues and helping managers guide the career growth of their team members. * Exert technical influence over multiple teams, increasing their productivity and effectiveness by sharing your deep knowledge and experience.
You are a visionary leader, builder and operator. You have experience leading or contributing to multiple simultaneous product development efforts and/or IT projects and initiatives. You are able to balance technical leadership and savvy with strong business judgment to make the right decisions about technology. You'll strive for simplicity and will demonstrate significant creativity.
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