Software Development Engineer - Mobile Dev - Open Location ANZ

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Job Type:Full Time

The AWS Professional Services Customer Engineering (CE) team force-multiplies our largest enterprise customers by developing and delivering production-ready custom software and infrastructure. We are looking for customer obsessed Software Engineers with extensive experience in mobile development to join us develop new, challenging cloud-native software that our customers will integrate into their own offerings as well as help convey Amazon development practices to our customers.

As a mobile expert on the team, you will drive the design and development of innovative, high volume mobile applications (iOS & Android) for our customers. You will also partner with other fullstack engineers for the client and server side integration. You will be working in an agile environment with a team of engineers that jointly develop software with customer engineers, where you will have many opportunities to expand your areas of knowledge and to mentor in your areas of expertise.

As members of AWS Professional Services we are not stewards of a single service, but of the entire AWS platform and keeping abreast of the ever-widening stream of platform improvements and new service. The candidate should come prepared with an understanding of OO software design and implementation experience, strong knowledge of web protocols, and an in-depth knowledge of Linux/Unix tools and architecture, preferably in Java, Python and/or Node, but also be willing to learn and be curious as necessary. Experience with web-based applications and/or web services-based applications, especially at massive scale and in a DevOps environment, are very applicable and helpful.

  • Implement best practices in modern software engineering: design, implementation, testing, version control, documentation, deployment, monitoring and operations
  • Write high quality code that is robust and can be delivered and maintained by customers
  • Build flexible systems choosing simple, straightforward solutions over more complex ones
  • Possess self-drive to dive deep and maintain progress even in the face of ambiguity and imperfect knowledge (avoid “analysis paralysis”)
  • Encourage and support knowledge-sharing within team and external groups
  • Communicate clearly both verbally and in writing, within team and external groups
  • Actively participate in hiring and mentoring the very best
  • Obtain/maintain AWS Certifications
  • Occasional customer travel (<20%)
    We are open to this role being based in any major city in Australia / New Zealand.


  • For Android: Expert knowledge of Java and the JDK and Android Developers Kit. Expert knowledge of Android Architecture, performance optimization, and Security.
  • For iOS: Expert knowledge of Objective-C and/or Swift. Experience with Xcode and other associated tools.
  • 3+ years of professional software development experience with at least one modern language such as Java, Python or Node including object-oriented design
  • 1+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems)
  • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis


  • Experience in utilizing Mobile design patterns, building mobile frameworks/SDKs, building custom UX widgets and optimizing apps for performance.
  • Proficiency in design and analysis of algorithms and data structures that will operate at potentially global scale.
  • Proficiency in the DevOps style of software deployment
  • Proficiency in developing software in a cloud-native environment
  • Knowledge of Application Security principles and how they impact development and deployment of applications.
  • Experience handing off and supporting maintainable code artifacts
  • Experience in an agile development environment
  • Experience with Cloud Operational Excellence practices
• Effective verbal and written communication skills.