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Sr. Software Development Engineer - Luna, Luna Gaming Services and SDK Team

Full Time
4 days ago
Job summary
The Amazon Luna team is leveraging the power of the cloud to enable customers to experience the rich and immersive world of gaming on all of their existing devices. Luna represents an exciting and truly new product and business, with a high degree of innovation, and an opportunity to reach a large volume of passionate customers.
As a Senior Software Development Engineer working on the developer experience for Luna, you will get to combine your passion for gaming, AWS, and building great developer experiences.

The team you will be joining is responsible for a wide variety of services, websites, SDKs, reporting, and tools that empower Luna developers to deliver great gaming experiences. We leverage the latest technologies and languages including: ECS, Fargate, Lambda, CDK, Docker, React, Kotlin, TypeScript, C++, and more.

The ideal candidate will have a good mix of distributed systems in AWS, web services design, and experience building client-side tools. You should also be customer-centric and have a passion to invent and simplify for our customers.

As a Sr. SDE, you will have significant influence on our overall strategy by helping define these product features, lead system architecture, and drive best practices that enable a quality product. To be successful, you need to be flexible and entrepreneurial, comfortable operating with ambiguity, data-inspired, and able to develop prototypes quickly.

If you have a flair for innovation and passion for solving challenging problems, we need you!


  • 2+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems
  • 3+ years of programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design
  • 4+ years of professional software development experience
  • 2+ years of experience as a mentor, tech lead OR leading an engineering team

  • 5+ years of professional software development experience
  • 3+ years of programming experience with at least one of the following languages: Kotlin, Go, Java, C++, TypeScript/JavaScript, C#
  • 2+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems
  • 1+ years of being a technical team leader, creating best practices, and mentoring others
  • Ability to collaborate with multiple dependent teams to design complex solutions


  • Experience developing RESTful services and websites on AWS
  • Practical open source experience, creating and managing code on GitHub
  • Excellence in technical communications with both technical and non-technical peers
  • Highly innovative, self-directed and able to deal well with ambiguous problems
  • Passion for creating frameworks and tools for others is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

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