Software Development Engineer - Open Location ANZ

Last updated 1 hours ago
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 to join us develop new, challenging cloud-native software and infrastructure that our customers will integrate into their own offerings as well as help convey Amazon development practices to our customers.

The ideal candidate loves to learn and invent. 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 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
  • Obtain/maintain AWS Certifications
  • Occasional customer travel (<20%)
    We are open to this role being based in any major city in Australia / New Zealand.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
  • Proficiency in, at least, one modern programming language such as C, C++, Java, Python, Scala, Ruby, C#, etc.


  • Experience with distributed systems, algorithms, and databases
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle
  • Experience with front-end and mobile development
  • Experience with AWS
  • Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions
  • Deal well with ambiguous/undefined problems; ability to think abstractly
• Effective verbal and written communication skills