Are you seeking an environment where you can drive innovation? Do you want to apply state-of-the-art computer technologies to solve real world problems? Do you want to affect not only internal users but Retail customers worldwide? In Retail Systems, you will pave the future of Amazon Retail, enhancing how we do business and our effectiveness as a player in the global e-commerce. Amazon has risen to the top of online retail, but there is still a lot of work to be done to remain competitive and find new opportunities.
As a member of Amazon's Vancouver, Canada based Vendor Self Service development team, you will be a key player in driving Amazon's Retail business; the bread and butter of Amazon. The Vendor Self Service team is streamlining many of the business processes that run Amazon Retail. We've built a large-scale vendor management solution, and we're looking for a developer who will help pave the future for how our internal users think about software. You will solve technical challenges in optimization, large-scale computing, distributed systems, web applications, scalability, security, and algorithms just to name a few. You will drive future solutions that will impact how we run the Retail business worldwide and interface with many teams, both technical and non-technical, across the company. And most importantly, the Retail Systems team is composed of some awesome people, and you'll have a lot of fun!
This opportunity is suited for highly motivated and talented software engineers who want to apply and grow their technical depth and breadth while defining and driving a new customer experience and program for Retail Systems.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field • 6+ years professional experience in software development • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design • Computer Science fundamentals in data structures • Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis • Proficiency in, at least, one modern programming language such as C, C++, C#, Java, or Perl
• Master’s degree in Computer Engineering or related field • Experience taking a leading role in building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations • Experience with distributed computing and enterprise-wide systems • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and senior management to collect requirements, describe software product features, technical designs, and product strategy • Experience mentoring junior software engineers to improve their skills, and make them more effective, product software engineers • Experience influencing software engineers best practices within your team • Hands-on expertise in many disparate technologies, typically ranging from front-end user interfaces through to back-end systems and all points in between