The AWS Transit Gateway launched at the annual AWS re:Invent conference in 2018. We are a highly visible group in the organization and have an exciting roadmap ahead of us. We are located in Herndon, VA in the Washington D.C metro area, a strategic growth location for Amazon.
AWS Transit Gateway/EC2 Networking is looking for a Software Development Engineer for a critical part of its service that delivers a distributed Network Function Virtualization (NFV) platform. This team owns the data plane platform used for customer-facing services such as AWS Transit Gateway and supports the core routing functionality for all . This is a balanced team of senior and junior engineers that has proven it can deliver very important features for our customers.
The ideal candidate will be passionate about the potential of cloud computing as well as about building resilient, scalable and high-performance distributed services. They are comfortable in dealing with ambiguity, thinking big, and are excited to grow their domain knowledge and sphere of influence in a fast-paced high functioning engineering group. They have an ability to prioritize well and communicate clearly. We operate at scale and on critical workloads, so a passion and discipline around operational excellence is key. A high level of ownership and accountability is a must. We obsess over our customer, and require the candidate to share our passion in building and owning a product that delights our customers.
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