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Senior Software Development Engineer

Senior Software Development Engineer

Job ID 
323418
Company/Location (search) 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
9/15/2016
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

Have you ever noticed the “See more buying choices” or “New & Used offers” while you’re shopping on Amazon? Maybe you’ve sold an old textbook or extra movie yourself. Selling on Amazon is one of the fastest growing businesses at Amazon.com. The Amazon Marketplace team drives this multi-billion dollar business and develops solutions that enable millions of sellers around the world to sell on Amazon's Marketplaces.

We are looking for senior engineers with a strong sense of ownership and a passion for delivering creative solutions for complex problems on an unprecedented scale. As part of the team, you will be given the chance to have a significant impact on our systems, our business and most importantly, our customers as we take on significant challenges that can reshape the ecommerce industry.

Successful candidates must also be innovative, flexible, self-directed, and able to design and write high-performance, reliable, maintainable code. The ability to function at a very high level in a fast paced environment along with a team of very talented engineers is essential. If you enjoy working in a dynamic environment to deliver world class mission critical systems, this may be the career opportunity for you!

Participate in the design, development, implementation, testing and documentation of large-scale, multi-tiered, distributed software applications, tools, systems and services using [Java, Object Oriented Design and Distributed Programming]. Translate functional requirements into robust, scalable, supportable solutions that work well within the overall system architecture. Participate in the full development cycle, end-to-end, from design, implementation, and testing to documentation, delivery and maintenance. Produce comprehensive, usable software documentation. Evaluate and make decisions around the use of new or existing software products and tools. Mentor junior development engineers.
If you enjoy working in a dynamic environment to deliver world class mission critical systems, this may be the career opportunity for you!

Basic Qualifications

• BS in Computer Science, Computer or Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field plus experience relative to level of position.
• Solid knowledge of Computer Science fundamentals (object-oriented design, data structures and algorithm design)
• Proficiency in, at least, one object oriented programming language such as C++, C# or Java

Preferred Qualifications

• MS in Computer Science, Computer/Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field
• 8+ years of progressively responsible work experience
• Experience in building large scale distributed systems
• Experience in scaling and performance tuning of large systems
• Experience with cloud technologies
• Understanding of relational data modeling and SQL
• Excellent communication and analytical skills
• Experience developing software in a Unix/Linux environment
• Maniacal Customer Obsession