Amazon Web Services (AWS) (501+ Employees, 2 Yr Employee Growth Rate)

1-Year Employee Growth Rate | 2-Year Employee Growth Rate | LinkedIn | 23 Venture Funding

What Is Employee Growth Rate & Why Is It Important?


Job summary
AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) team has an open seat for a well-rounded Software Development Engineer who is looking to further grow their career focusing on building scalable back-end services.

As part of IAM, you will boost your expertise in distributed software development and navigate global system operational challenges. You will work with and learn from some of the strongest software, security and infrastructure engineers in the industry, and innovate in on behalf of our customers.

About the team
At AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) we build and operate authentication and authorization stack for the AWS cloud, including foundational APIs such as IAM User, Role and Policy management. We build distributed, highly available, fault tolerant mission-critical software and operate it on the global scale, own our systems end-to-end, innovate and influence the direction of technology used by all AWS services and AWS customers around the world.

Our mission is to equip our customers with state-of-the-art tools to manage access to their AWS resources and ensure that their AWS environments are provably secure. Year over year, we aim to increase the flexibility of controls and reduce the complexity of configurations, positioning our customers to implement security best practices with ease.

Mentorship & Career Development
IAM engineering 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. Our senior members enjoy one-on-one mentoring and thoughtful code reviews. We care about your career growth and strive to distribute assignments based on what will help each team member develop into a better-rounded engineer and enable them to take on more complex challenges in the future.

Hybrid Work Options Available
We value your time to innovate and recognize the need for heads down time to focus on a build. We also value in-person collaboration and time spent face-to-face. Our team affords engineers with options to work in the office every day, work remotely, or be in a flexible hybrid schedule if located near one of our Amazon offices.



  • 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.




  • Fundamental Computer Science knowledge, including experience in applying common algorithms, data structures and design patterns
  • Experience designing and operating distributed systems
  • Ability to productively collaborate with other engineers, establish a shared architectural vision, break down the work and coordinate integration
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • A self-starter in the driver’s seat of their own career, focused on understanding the customer need and deliver results that matter

The pay range for this position in Colorado is $143,650 – 194,349. Our range of benefits may include health care, employee discounts, 401(k) savings plans, paid time off, and more. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via Amazon’s internal or external careers site.

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

Tagged as: 501+ Employees, Hide US-Only Jobs, Venture Funded

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