• Senior Software Development Engineer - AWS Redshift

    Standort DE-Berlin
    Datum 8 months ago(21.11.2017 15:12)
    Referenznummer
    596703
    Company
    Amazon Development Center Germany GmbH
  • Job Description

    The AWS Redshift team is looking for you – a Senior Engineer with expertise and passion for query optimization and parallel and distributed execution engines. If you are interested in conducting independent research and have a passion for software and system building – this role is for you!

    AWS 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, AWS Redshift enables customers to spend their time focusing on their data and business insights, rather than on procuring and managing infrastructure.

    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.
    • Turn research results and innovative original thinking into world-class software products.
    • Work on a disruptive product that’s still in its early stages.
    • Solve challenging problems that will revolutionize database computing in the cloud.
    • Build a product that will leverage the scale of resources available in the cloud.
    In this role, you will:
    • Own the design process, implementation, and verification of Redshift components leveraging modern agile software engineering methodologies.
    • Translate functional and technical requirements into detailed design documents and code.
    • Participate in code and design reviews to maintain our high development standards.
    • Have responsibility for overall system architecture, scalability, reliability, and performance.
    • Work with other teams to deliver and operate large scale, distributed services in the cloud.
    • Mentor other engineers, define our exemplary technical culture, and help build a fast-growing team.

    Notwendige Qualifikationen

    • 8+ years of experience writing large scale systems in C/C++.
    • Bachelors in Computer Science or Engineering, or equivalent experience.
    • Very good knowledge of data structures and algorithms.
    • Proven ability to drive tasks to completion and take ownership of projects.
    • Ability to work in a fast paced and agile development environment.
    • Experience debugging, diagnosing, and trouble-shooting complex, production software.
    • Possess very good communication, sharp analytical abilities, and proven design skills.

    Wünschenswerte Qualifikationen

    • Masters or PhD in Computer Science.
    • Experience in writing multi-threaded programs requiring sophisticated concurrency and synchronization mechanisms.
    • Very good understanding of system performance and scaling measurements, analysis and improvement/optimization methods.
    • Experience delivering and operating large scale, highly available distributed systems.
    • Experience with database internals especially query optimization, and query execution.
    • Experience with large-scale data analytics and data warehousing environments.
    • Experience with object storage APIs and formats, especially Parquet and ORC.
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