Senior Software Engineer w/ AWS

New York, NY 10001

Industry: Java Job Number: 4276

Senior Software Engineer w/ AWS

As Senior Software Engineer the successful candidate will play a lead role in the understanding of product owner strategy and collaborate with his/her peers, technology partners, and product owners to translate complex user stories into successful product releases.


You will be best set up to succeed if you:
  • Have a solid foundation of Java and Go
  • Have a strong foundation in functional programming
  • Automated testing (Unit, Integration)
  • Have the desire and patience to help mentor fellow engineers
  • Are passionate about code quality
  • Practice empathy while working across teams - we regularly collaborate with peers on non-technical teams
  • Are self-aware and always willing to help


Technologies you can expect to use:
  • JAVA
  • Golang
  • Git
  • AWS DynamoDB
  • AWS Lambda
  • AWS Kinesis
  • AWS API Gateway
  • Amazon S3
  • Other AWS Services as needed


  • Serving as a core member of an agile team that leads user story analysis and elaboration, designs and develops software applications
  • Responsible for the applications architecture, work/coordinate with other team’ s architect, engineers and vendors as necessary
  • Writing code and unit tests, automation, and conducting code reviews and testing
  • Identifying exciting opportunities for adopting new technologies to solve existing needs and predicting future challenges
  • Performing ongoing refactoring of code, utilizing visualization and other techniques to fast track concepts and deliver continuous improvement
  • Working with product managers to prioritize features for ongoing sprints and managing a list of technical requirements based on industry trends, new technologies, known defects, and issues
  • Manage your own time, and work well both independently and as part of a team
  • Quickly generate and updating proof of concepts for testing and team feedback
  • Embrace emerging standards while promoting best practices



  • BS or MS degree in computer science, computer engineering
  • 7+ years of development work experience
  • Demonstrated experience in Agile development, application design, software development, and testing
  • Experience designing, implementing, and supporting highly scalable applications and web services
  • Experience with Java (e.g. completable futures, distributed sync. etc.)
  • Expertise with building RESTful APIs
  • Expertise in object oriented analysis and design across a variety of platforms
  • Thorough understanding of XML, JSON, Web Service technologies, and data structure fundamentals
  • Experience with Amazon AWS services (e.g. SNS, SQS, Kinesis, Lambda, DynamoDB, S3, Redis)
  • Experience working with modern server technologies and distributed systems (e.g. non-blocking IO, distributed storage, concurrency, distributed consensus, etc.)
  • Experience with distributed version control systems (e.g. Git)
  • Aptitude for learning and applying programming concepts


Mariela Rojas

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