Amazon – Software Development Engineer, Builder Tool’s Workflow – New York City, NY

September 22, 2022

Job Description

Job title: Software Development Engineer, Builder Tool’s Workflow

Company: Amazon

Job description: DESCRIPTION

Job summary

Are you passionate about both software development and making your fellow developer’s life easier? The Builder Workflows Team owns making major changes to the entire Amazon codebase to ensure ongoing code health and security. We are responsible for getting Amazon developers on the latest industry standard build tools and practices. If you’re a creative thinker and you get excited by the idea of solving hard technical challenges to empower developers and ultimately help Amazon continue to build great software, fast, come join us! AWS has the most services and more features within those services, than any other cloud provider-from infrastructure technologies like compute, storage, and databases-to emerging technologies, such as machine learning and artificial intelligence, data lakes and analytics, and Internet of Things. AWS Platform is the glue that holds the AWS ecosystem together. Whether its Identity features such as access management and sign on, cryptography, console, builder & developer tools, and even projects like automating all of our contractual billing systems, AWS Platform is always innovating with the customer in mind. The AWS Platform team sustains over 750 million transactions per second. Responsibilities include: – Directly hiring, retaining and growing top engineering talent for your team. – Having a clear technical voice, working with and partnering with other teams to deliver a highly scalable and reliable service, meeting the needs of Amazon business and its engineers. – Continuously and reliably delivering high quality technical solutions to delight your customers. – Operating a critical service for Amazon – Creating annual plans for the Source team and contributing to the annual plans of the larger organization delivering products for Amazon engineers. Learn and Be Curious. We have a formal mentor search application that lets you find a mentor that works best for you based on location, job family, job level etc. Your manager can also help you find a mentor or two, because two is better than one. In addition to formal mentors, we work and train together so that we are always learning from one another, and we celebrate and support the career progression of our team members. Inclusion and Diversity. Our team is diverse! We drive towards an inclusive culture and work environment. We are intentional about attracting, developing, and retaining amazing talent from diverse backgrounds. Team members are active in Amazon’s 10+ affinity groups, sometimes known as employee resource groups, which bring employees together across businesses and locations around the world. These range from groups such as the Black Employee Network, Latinos at Amazon, Indigenous at Amazon, Families at Amazon, Amazon Women and Engineering, LGBTQ+, Warriors at Amazon (Military), Amazon People With Disabilities, and more. Learn more about Amazon on our Day 1 Blog:

Key job responsibilities

  • Having a clear technical voice, working with and partnering with other teams
  • Continuously and reliably delivering high quality technical solutions to delight your customers.
  • Contributing to the annual plans of the teams
  • Mentoring and Growing Junior Engineers

About the team

The primary goal is to collocate ownership of the most-critical foundation components needed by Amazon developers, so that our language ecosystems can be managed actively and holistically. The secondary intent is to form a center of expertise within Builder Tools that’s focused on how Amazon develops and shares code at scale


  • 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.


A desire to improve the life of your fellow engineers across Amazon.

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

Workers in New York City who perform in-person work or interact with the public in the course of business must show proof they have been fully vaccinated against COVID or request and receive approval for a reasonable accommodation, including medical or religious accommodation.

Expected salary:

Location: New York City, NY

Job date: Thu, 22 Sep 2022 04:12:10 GMT


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