• Sr. Software Development Engineer

    Company/Location (search) US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 4 months ago(2/21/2018 10:40 AM)
    Job ID
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
  • Job Description

    Do you find yourself dreaming up new ways of bringing innovative concepts to life? Have you ever wanted to make a meaningful impact to the daily lives of hundreds of thousands of employees, while solving some of the hardest challenges, engineering business-critical products that scale broadly, span internal and external services, and can grow with the needs of our customers, our associates, and the businesses?

    The PeopleTech Hub team team is reinventing how people become Amazonians. We are building a world class web portal and mobile application that enable employees with self-service access to all the tools they need to manage their job. The Hub experience will be available and relevant to employees throughout their career at Amazon–from seasoned industry veterans looking for their next adventure to new junior talent looking to make their mark on the world to associates managing their schedules and paychecks at the beating heart of Amazon’s Fulfillment Center network. Our customers are every single Amazon employee, plus those looking to join us–including you!

    PeopleTech is seeking an innovative and highly motivated Senior Software Engineer to create the common experiences and mobile applications that hundreds of thousands of Amazonians use every day to manage their worklife.

    You will contribute to all aspects of an agile software development lifecycle including design, architecture, development, documentation, testing and operations. You will push your design and architecture by owning all aspects of solutions end-to-end, through full stack software development. You have strong verbal and written communication skills, are self-driven, and can deliver high quality results in a fast-paced environment.

    You have top notch computer science skills, are obsessed with customer satisfaction, and have a demonstrated track record of passion for leveraging cutting-edge technologies to build incredible products. You understand back-end services and know how to conceptualize, design, implement, and fix them. You go through life thinking about how to use technology to solve problems. You live and breathe data analysis, and can succinctly and accurately report your findings. You understand the untapped power of utilizing Internet technologies to support Amazon’s goal to be the most customer-centric company in the world. Most importantly, you have a passion for learning and are driven to be the best at what you do.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related field (Engineering, Math, Statistics, etc.) with 3+ years of relevant experience
    • 5 years plus programming language such as Java, Ruby, C#, or Perl

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Masters Degree in Computer Science or related field (Engineering, Math, Statistics, etc.)
    • Ability and drive to continually improve your knowledge, skillset, and understanding of Amazon’s business, systems, and development environment
    • Proven track record delivering high-quality, on-time, elegant solutions
    • Excellent communication skills. Able to actively participate in team discussions, knowing when to contribute, when to listen, and when to ask questions
    • Experience developing in a Linux environment
    • Familiarity with building high quality websites. HTML, JavaScript, Ruby, and CSS experience.
    • Experience with languages/technologies such as Ruby/RoR UIs, Python, R, etc.
    • Solid understanding of object-oriented design, data structures, algorithms, and complexity analysis
    • Ability to think critically and arrive at elegant solutions to challenging problems

    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

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