AWS Lambda Developers

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Amazon Web Services (AWS) Lambda is a cutting-edge, serverless computing solution included in AWS’s full range of tools. Since its debut in November 2014, AWS Lambda has empowered users to create and execute applications and services without requiring maintenance of underlying server architecture. The service automatically executes code in response to changes or modifications in the state, such as an order placed on an e-commerce website. Moreover, these services can enhance other AWS services.

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What’s involved in AWS Lambda development?

Lambda presents developers with numerous features that facilitate the creation of secure and scalable applications. These features encompass, but are not limited to, the following:

With Lambda, you can use code signing tools to verify the unaltered code submitted by developers and deployed in your Lambda functions. Additionally, Lambda supports both external and internal extensions, enabling you to boost your Lambda functions with supplementary capabilities. By utilizing Lambda extensions, you can employ your preferred tools to create a host of applications. This flexibility and power empowers you to craft even more robust solutions. Furthermore, the function can effortlessly access a wide-ranging array of databases, allowing it to manage numerous concurrent requests without placing an excessive burden on the system. This guarantees dependable, efficient, and secure performance with minimal interruption.

What are the responsibilities and duties of an AWS Lambda developer?

As an AWS Lambda developer, your responsibility will be to develop Elastic Beanstalk platform applications and execute code automatically triggered by events. Becoming a successful AWS Lambda developer can be highly lucrative, and to achieve that level of success, it’s crucial to comprehend the associated tasks and obligations. Such duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Hands-on experience building AWS databases
  • Proficiency in developing Amazon Lambda applications
  • Familiarity and practical experience with AWS Simple Queue, AWS Simple Workflow, and other AWS services.
  • Thorough understanding of cloud reference designs.
  • Sound comprehension of documenting and debugging code modules on AWS.
  • Familiar with the latest open source technologies and tools.

Where do I begin as an AWS Lambda developer?

To begin your career as an AWS Lambda developer, it’s crucial to have a solid grasp of the basics of cloud computing and IP networking. Moreover, it’s vital to display a willingness to learn how to employ this knowledge to develop applications.

Regardless of their current level of education or experience, all aspiring AWS Lambda developers must have the necessary coding skills and a thorough understanding of the Linux operating system and its commands. It’s also important that they are acquainted with significant security concepts and services, such as AWS Identity and Access Management (IAM) and AWS Key Management Service (AWS KMS).

To qualify for an AWS Lambda developer position, candidates must have obtained, at minimum, a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a field relevant to Computer Science. A fundamental understanding of cloud concepts and application development is vital to succeed as an AWS Lambda developer. The following abilities are critical to becoming a competent AWS Lambda developer:

Essential Skills for an AWS Lambda Developer

The following are several skills that all AWS Lambda developers should possess:

  1. Implementation

    Deploying web applications to Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a crucial skill for all AWS developers. Keeping up-to-date with the various techniques for doing so is critical since new methods are continuously emerging and replacing old ones. As a result, it’s essential to check for new options that may be available regularly.
  2. Safety

    Amazon Web Services (AWS) can be both advantageous and challenging to utilise. To fully benefit from its functionalities, it’s necessary to have a strong understanding of the AWS Security Model and Identity and Access Management (IAM). One of the most
    frequent mistakes made by developers is a misinterpretation of IAM. Moreover, the introduction of AWS Secrets Manager last year has made it simpler for users to securely store and access confidential information, such as passwords, API keys, and more, within their web applications.
  3. Information Databases

    Databases are a crucial aspect of any web-based programme, and Amazon Web Services (AWS) offers a variety of options to suit your requirements. The challenge lies in selecting the most appropriate database service for your application. Without sufficient knowledge of the pros and cons of the various services, you might make an unsuitable selection that could hamper the advancement of your application.
  4. Troubleshooting

    As a software developer, you are familiar with the frustration that comes with facing a technical challenge. However, you also understand that with each obstacle you overcome, the process of debugging and fixing becomes simpler. This is true for Amazon Web Services Lambda as well. Although there is no single, foolproof approach to success, the more experience you gain by working with Lambda, the easier it becomes. Moreover, there is no quick fix for any difficulties you may encounter; the only way to move forward is to work through the problems yourself.

Where to Discover Remote AWS Lambda Developer Jobs?

At Works, we offer the finest selection of remote AWS Lambda developer jobs to help you advance your career. With the additional convenience of working from home, all you require is a computer and internet access to get started. By seizing this opportunity, you can collaborate with developers from all over the globe, increasing your earnings and creating long-term possibilities. Don’t miss out – get in touch with us today and become part of the premier developer network at Works.

Job Overview

Job Responsibilities

  • Apps are created using AWS Lambda and Elastic Beanstalk.
  • Perform code execution on virtual infrastructure and manage resources
  • Test and debug code components on serverless infrastructure.
  • Establish and oversee databases on AWS.
  • Stay up to date with the latest open source technologies and tools.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in engineering, computer science, or information technology (or equivalent experience)
  • Professional experience of over 3 years with AWS Lambda (highly skilled developers may be exceptions)
  • Expertise in AWS services and knowledge of fundamental AWS architectural best practices
  • Design experience of cloud-based applications using AWS Lambda
  • Must have a strong understanding of AWS service APIs, AWS CLI, and SDKs.
  • Familiarity with at least one programming language, such as Golang, Java, C++, or Rust
  • Comprehension of CI/CD pipelines for AWS application deployment
  • Fluency in English is essential for effective communication.
  • Work a full-time schedule of 40 hours per week while overlapping for 4 hours with US time zones

Desirable skills

  • Understanding of infrastructure as code (IaC) technologies like CloudFormation or Terraform
  • Hands-on experience developing serverless application code
  • Understanding of cloud development and deployment processes
  • Confident in working independently as well as in teams


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