Sr. Software Dev Engineer

Last updated 1 hours ago
Job Type:Full Time

Hello! The Amazon Linux team is hiring for a Sr. Software Development Engineer. Amazon Linux is a custom Linux offering available as a public EC2 image and as an internal server OS for both AWS and Amazon's retail business.

The Amazon Linux organization builds, tests, deploys, and supports multiple versions of Amazon Linux This includes feature development and integration with EC2, building kernel and userspace packages, security updates, and deploying packages and images.



  • In addition to the core OS, we also own the infrastructure and tooling that allows us to build packages, compose images, stage repositories, perform automated testing, and gather usage and operational metrics.
    If you have experience and passion for Linux operating systems, cloud computing, and building and developing great teams to deliver in those technical areas, then we want to talk to you! is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age


  • BA/BS in Computer Science or related discipline, or equivalent work experience.
  • 8+ years of Software Development experience in Unix/Linux environment.
  • Experience with one or more following languages: Python, C/C++, Rust
  • Experience with Linux security and kernel tuning, optimization, and development


  • Strong customer focus and ability to demonstrate pragmatic decision-making
  • Superior project management and organizational skills
  • Experience in non-technical aspects including idea generation, business analysis, and process optimization
• Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions to all organizational levels