Amazon Web Services
3.4 of 5 81 reviews Seattle, WA 1000 to 5000 Employees
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Launched in 2006, Amazon Web Services (AWS) began exposing key infrastructure services to businesses in the form of web services -- now widely known as cloud computing. The ultimate benefit of cloud computing, and AWS, is the ability to leverage a new business model and turn capital infrastructure expenses into variable costs. Businesses no longer need to plan and procure servers and other IT resources weeks or months in advance. Using AWS, businesses can take advantage of Amazon's expertise and economies of scale to access resources when their business needs them...More

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Amazon Web Services CEO Jeffrey P. Bezos

Jeffrey P. Bezos


Amazon and AWS - smart people, fun projects, great work environment

 Former Software Development Engineer II in Herndon, VA (US)

Pros: Smart people who take ownership. Managers who don't get in the way and are above average. In general, you'll learn quite a bit. Full Review

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No Offer – Interviewed in Slough, Berkshire, South East England, England – Reviewed Feb 17, 2014

Interview Details A competency based interview lasting 5 hours. 5 x 45 minute interviews including a "bar raiser" Told to prepare a number of examples to map against AWS philosophies of previous deep dive work experiences you think might be relevant. Amazon recruitment guidance says keep responses short and timely…Full Interview

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