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Sr. Software Development Engineer

Sr. Software Development Engineer

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Job Description

The Amazon Employee Lifecycle Management (ELM) is responsible for delivering automated employee on-boarding solutions and an integration layer to our human resource management, talent management, learning management, and compensation planning systems. Come be part of a team that directly shapes and influences the future growth of Amazon.

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 an architecture limits 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. As a part of ELM, you will deliver robust feature sets, elegant designs, and intuitive user interfaces that make it easy for Amazonians to excel at performing critical business functions.

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, AJAX enabled websites. HTML, JavaScript, AJAX, 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