🚀 Internship

2023 Specialist Software Development Engineer Internship - Cambridge, UK, EC2 KaOS


3mo ago

🚀 Off-cycle


Rolling basis


At Amazon, you will define your goals, exceed them, and set new ones.

If you’re insatiably curious and always want to learn more, then you’ve come to the right place.

We continuously grow and improve.

We want to you to feel welcomed, included and valued right from the start. We know that your experiences will help us build a better world.

Though we're a global company comprised of diverse individuals, we unite around our pursuit of to deliver on behalf of our customers.

As an intern, you will be matched to a manager and a mentor. You will have the opportunity to impact the evolution of Amazon technology as well as lead mission critical projects early in your career. Your design, code, and raw smarts will contribute to solving some of the most complex technical challenges in the areas of distributed systems, data mining, automation, optimization, scalability, and security – just to name a few.

In addition to working on an impactful project, you will have the opportunity to engage with Amazonians for both personal and professional development, expand your network, and participate in fun activities with other interns throughout internship. No matter the location of your internship, we give you the tools to own your project and learn in a real world setting. Many of our technologies overlap—you would be hard pressed to find a team that is not using Amazon Web Services (AWS), touching the catalogue, or iterating services to better personalize for customers.

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Area of Responsibilities

Software Engineering


* Collaborate with experienced cross-disciplinary Amazonians to conceive, design, and bring to market innovative products and services.* Design and build innovative technologies in a large distributed computing environment and help lead fundamental changes in the industry.* Create solutions to run predictions on distributed systems with exposure to innovative technologies at incredible scale and speed.* Build distributed storage, index, and query systems that are scalable, fault-tolerant, low cost, and easy to manage/use.* Ability to design and code the right solutions starting with broadly defined problems.* Work in an agile environment to deliver high quality software.
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* Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related fields at time of application* Although no specific programming language is required – you should be familiar with the syntax of languages such as Java, C/C++ or Python* Knowledge of Computer Science fundamentals such as object-oriented design, algorithm design, data structures, problem solving and complexity analysisOperating systemsHypervisorLinux kernelDevice DriversLow level programmingJava programmingSecurityManual codingsqVLDB
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Competitive payImpactful project and internship/role deliverablesHybrid working (team dependent)Networking opportunities with fellow internsInternships events such as speaker series, intern panels, Leadership Principles sessions, Amazon writing skills sessions.Mentorship and career development
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