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Amazon Web Services Software Development Engineer, FSx in Boston, Massachusetts


Job summary

Amazon Web Services is looking for software engineers to create new storage technologies for the FSx service. Amazon FSx is an AWS service that makes it easy for customers to launch, run and maintain filesystems in the cloud.

We are looking for a Software Development Engineer to join the FSx team and take on a role developing new storage technologies, designing and building transformative new customer experiences on the Amazon FSx service. As a member of the team, you will be delivering reliable and high-performance services and features at AWS scale requires engineers with deep technical expertise and boundless creativity. You will interact with customers, understand our business goals and innovate rapidly, delivering high-quality and ground-breaking functionality and support the products we build.

We have a talented, driven, and fun team of engineers who are passionate about innovating on behalf of our customers. You will have the opportunity to contribute to the career development of this team and its culture as we rapidly hire and scale to meet the growing demands of our customers.

Can you see yourself working with a highly motivated team, providing enormous customer value with leading edge cloud based technologies? If so, come join the Amazon Web Services engineering team in our Boston Seaport location overlooking the Fort Point channel as we revolutionize the world of cloud storage!

About Us

Inclusive Team Culture

Here at AWS, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of inclusion. We have ten employee-led affinity groups, reaching 40,000 employees in over 190 chapters globally. We have innovative benefit offerings, and host annual and ongoing learning experiences, including our Conversations on Race and Ethnicity (CORE) and AmazeCon (gender diversity) conferences. Amazon’s culture of inclusion is reinforced within our 16 Leadership Principles, which remind team members to seek diverse perspectives, learn and be curious, and earn trust.

Work/Life Balance

Our team puts a high value on work-life balance. It isn’t about how many hours you spend at home or at work; it’s about the flow you establish that brings energy to both parts of your life. We believe striking the right balance between your personal and professional life is critical to life-long happiness and fulfillment. We offer flexibility in working hours and encourage you to find your own balance between your work and personal lives.

Mentorship & Career Growth

Our team is dedicated to supporting new members. We have a broad mix of experience levels and tenures, and we’re building an environment that celebrates knowledge sharing and mentorship. We care about your career growth and strive to assign projects based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded professional and enable them to take on more complex tasks in the future.


· 1+ years of experience contributing to the system design or architecture (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems.

· 2+ years of non-internship professional software development experience

· Programming experience with at least one software programming language.

· 2+ years of non-internship professional software development experience

· Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# 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.


Exposure to any of the following are a bonus:

· Scalable computing systems, software architecture, data structures and algorithms

· File system development

· Operating system fundamentals (Linux or Windows)

· Network, distributed, asynchronous and concurrent programming.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit