Amazon Route 53 is a highly available and scalable Domain Name System (DNS) web service. Since December 2010, when Route 53 launched, we have been working hard to add new features, make the service easy to use, and scale our systems. In that time, we've had a big impact on the DNS space, attracting some major customers and filling a gap in the market.

At Amazon Web Services, we believe in simple, reliable, and low cost systems which serve our customers' needs. We plan to expand our services, our reach, and increase benefits to our customers and we need your help to get there.

Come work on Amazon Route 53 if you want to solve hard problems, work with smart people, and have fun.

Are you a tenacious, ambitious, self-starter with a passion for the DNS market? Amazon Route 53 is looking for people who excel in fast-paced, small-team environments. The Amazon Web Services business requires innovative thinking balanced with a strong customer and quality focus.

Software Development Engineers

Amazon Route 53 is looking for software engineers to join our team. Our projects include massively scalable distributed systems that provide inexpensive, reliable, global distribution. This is an opportunity to join a world class team that is at the forefront of creating the next major computing platform. Our service improves the performance, scalability, and reliability of our customer’s services. With tens of thousands of customers and over two-dozen edge locations worldwide, we operate at a truly global scale. As a member of the AWS team you will help create a system that will set the pattern for a generation to come. You should be somebody who enjoys working on systems software, is customer-centric, and feels strongly not only about building good software but also about running that software in the real world. You must enjoy a close-knit team environment of shared responsibility. Ideal candidates will have strong distributed systems and web services design and implementation experience. You should have a thorough understanding of Internet protocols such as HTTP, DNS, and TCP and experience implementing servers using Java in a Linux/Unix environment. This is a great opportunity to not only improve our understanding of Internet topology, but also shape it as well. To apply, please email your resume to or apply online.

Software Development Managers

Do you have an established background in managing large scale, high throughput systems, have a strong technical background, excellent project management skills, great communication skills, and motivation to achieve results in a fast-paced environment? Are you passionate about simple and elegant software solutions, customer-centric products, and utilizing agile development processes? Are you a results-oriented, customer-focused, software development manager who gets excited about starting from scratch, running hard, and solving tough technical and operational challenges? If so, then this role is for you! You will work with senior leadership, principal software engineers, the product team, and customers to help define the business requirements to develop and launch high quality products. To apply, please email your resume to or apply online.

Applying is easy. Simply, submit your resume to the address mentioned in the sections above. Alternatively, please visit the AWS Careers page for all AWS career opportunities.

The Amazon Web Services offices are located in the heart of Seattle, WA. If you don’t live in Seattle, we offer comprehensive relocation/temporary housing as a part of our package. Seattle is one of the best places to live in the US and we’ll help get you here if you’re right for the job.