Senior Software Development Engineer

We are looking for Software Engineers to work as a team that will deploy AWS IoT services to air-gapped regions and support government customers operating in those regions. You'll be part of a world-class team in a fast-paced environment that has the entrepreneurial feel of a start-up. This is an opportunity to operate and engineer systems on a massive scale, and to gain top-notch experience in cloud computing. You'll be surrounded by people who are passionate about cloud computing, and believe that world class service is critical to customer success. You'll become an expert at platform diagnosis, response, measurement, and automation. You will design and build the operational scalability that sustains the platform's insane growth. You will measure your success and it will be visible.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

· 7+ years of software development experience
· Experience building and operating mission critical, highly available (24x7) systems
· Experience programming in at least one modern language such as C, C++, C# or Java and detailed knowledge of object-oriented design and programming

This position requires that the candidate selected be a U.S. citizen and must currently possess an active Top Secret security clearance. The position further requires that, after start, the selected candidate obtain and maintain an active TS/SCI security clearance with polygraph and satisfy other security related requirements.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

· MS or PhD in Computer Science or related field (or equivalent experience)
· Excellent problem solving ability
· Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences
· Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment
· Thorough understanding of Internet protocols such as HTTP, DNS, TCP, and UDP.
· Practical experience with some specific aspect(s) of computer security: network security, system or application security, security protocols, cryptography
· Experience influencing software engineers' best practices within your team
· Strong customer focus, ownership, urgency and drive