frontend Engineer, AWS (Auto Scaling)
AMZN CAN Fulfillment Svcs, ULC
Vancouver, British Columbia, CAN
2d ago

At AWS, you’ll experience the benefits of working in a dynamic, entrepreneurial environment, while leveraging the resources of Amazon.

com (AMZN), one of the world's leading internet companies. The Auto Scaling service is a key service within Amazon's Compute Cloud (EC2).

Auto Scaling intelligently and dynamically scales up applications during demand spikes and optimizes cost savings by scaling down when demand lulls.

We are building the next generation of Auto Scaling, offering even more "cloud intelligence" to our customers. We build on over 15 years of experience creating and operating the world's largest online retail platform.

Our team is looking for a front end engineer to design, build, and maintain customer experiences that span multiple auto scaling services and use cases.

You will help define, design, prototype, and build these experiences that allow customers to seamlessly scale their applications.

To achieve this, you will collaborate closely with peers, product managers, UX designers, and multiple service teams.

We are looking for a candidate that is passionate about optimizing user experiences and has a track record of building interfaces which are beautiful in form, function, and simplicity.

Someone who is data driven and will leverage this data to drive better user experience.

Who you are :

  • Highly-motivated and thrive in an environment where problems are open-ended.
  • Enjoy engaging in passionate discussions with smart people and letting the best ideas rise to the top.
  • Strong understanding of CS fundamentals, Object Oriented Design and Data Structures.
  • Genuinely excited about technology, have a strong interest in learning and playing with the latest technologies.
  • Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in computer science or a similar degree.
  • 4+ year’s professional experience in software development using JavaScript and / or Java.
  • Proficiency in Front-end Coding and Design (JavaScript, CSS, HTML, jQuery, and libraries or frameworks such as Backbone, Node.JS and React)
  • Be comfortable with modern web development practices and technologies and be able to take a project from scoping requirements through launch of the project such as working with a design team and then translating wireframes into a scalable front end architecture.
  • Understand how to optimize the delivery of code and assets (e.g., images, fonts) to a browser or device (e.g., lazy loading assets, using CDNs, caching, compression, etc.).
  • Have strong problem solving and debugging skills that extend beyond the boundaries of front end development.
  • Have the ability to clearly and concisely communicate with technical and non-technical stakeholders across all levels of the organization.
  • Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.

  • Experience in a DevOps environment with full ownership of code changes from development to production and monitoring
  • 4+ years of experience with public cloud infrastructure
  • Have a focus on customer experience and satisfaction
  • Experience with Agile engineering practices (continuous integration, TDD, etc.)
  • Be comfortable with web performance profiling, troubleshooting and optimization. Familiar with web performance best practices.
  • Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.

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