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Software Development Engineer - Frontend (AWS WorkMail team)

Software Development Engineer - Frontend (AWS WorkMail team)

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Job Description

The cloud computing platform Amazon Web Services (AWS) has provided a highly robust and scalable web services platform for years. Using this platform, developers and their organizations are able to innovate faster and operate their infrastructures in a cost-effective manner. The range of services offered with AWS is continuously expanding, and covers on-demand storage, compute and network capacity, as well as a growing list of application services.

The team in the Netherlands is working on Amazon WorkMail. Amazon WorkMail is a secure, managed business email and calendaring service. It is built on Amazon Web Services technologies to be operated at Internet scale and to be always on. It offers support for common desktop or mobile email and calendar applications and comes with its own Web client.

As a Software Engineer you will be involved in developing Amazon WorkMail Web client. You will work closely with a talented team of engineers to build a browser based user interface that outpaces all existing email or calendar clients. Using the AWS cloud resources, you will design and implement features that were unthinkable in traditional desktop based solutions. You will also drive the operational excellence of the services owned by your team, which implies in particular developing strategies to continuously improve the performance and security of the application.

On daily basis you will be coding in Javascript, Java and PHP as well as using many Amazon Web Services products

Basic Qualifications

  • A Bachelors or Masters degree (or higher) in Computer Science or a related discipline.
  • Several years of experience in a senior software development role.
  • Excellent Web applications design and development experience.
  • Several years of coding experience in Javascript.
  • Several years of experience developing with frameworks similar to React
  • Excellent problem solving ability.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication in English.
  • Deep understanding of best testing practices.
  • Being a great teammate.
  • Real passion for Operational Excellence.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with development in cloud environments.
  • Experience with Linux.
  • Experience with scripting languages like Python and Shell scripting.
  • Experience driving software projects, including design and implementation and delivery/deployment.