Jr. Software Development Engineer

Job Description

Posted on: 
January 7, 2024

The Jr. SDE role is part of Amazon's Jr Developer Program - a year-round internship opportunity that offers a symbiotic relationship between work and school. Jrs. receive 1:1 mentoring throughout their time in the program, receiving guidance and insight from a full-time Amazonian on their team. Because of the internship's extended tenure, our Jrs. become immersed in an Amazon team and gain real-life technical experience. Flexible part-time schedules during the school year and full-time employment over the summer creates an environment where students can succeed in both their work and their education. Arlington has a growing population of Jrs, allowing for deep connections with fellow students engaged in similar roles.Upon successful completion of the Jr. Developer Program, the opportunity for full-time employment may be available at an Amazon corporate site.


  • Part-time work during the school year (16 hours/week)
  • Full-time work during the summer (40 hours/week)
  • 1:1 mentoring with an experienced Software Engineer
  • Effective performance management and integrated opportunities for growth

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

Arlington, VA, USA

Job Requirements


- Currently enrolled in an accredited college or university Bachelor's or Master's degree program.
- Majoring in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or related STEM field.
- Graduating between June 2025 and June 2027.
- Ability to work year-round until graduation (part-time during the school year and full-time during the summer).
- Living within commutable distance to Arlington, VA and able to work in-person year-round.
- Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, Python, or C++ including object-oriented design.


• Previous technical internship(s), if applicable.
• Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions.
• Adept at handling ambiguous or undefined problems as well as ability to think abstractly.

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