• Software Development Engineer

    Company/Location (search) US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(6/4/2018 11:38 AM)
    Job ID
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
  • Job Description

    We are building a small team of passionate people who are focused on changing the world for the better. We are starting from scratch, we are going to be scrappy, and we are going to focus on taking great care of our customers. We are going to apply the same principles that made Amazon great especially Customer Obsession and Think Big, into a new vertical. We are looking for smart, passionate people who have a strong sense of ownership and strong engineering mindset. If you want your work to positively impact the lives of millions of people and you’re up for a challenge, let’s talk.

    In this position, we are looking for an engineer with deep service orientated expertise and experienced with variety of technologies. We are looking for someone who understands developing innovative services in the cloud, leveraging the best technologies AWS has to offer, and can build software at scale. We need someone who is motivated to tackle ambiguous situations with technologies to rapidly produce prototypes. You will outline paths from prototype to product. You will need to contribute to the professional development of colleagues through mentoring, improving their technical knowledge and the engineering practices on your team. You have an eye towards quality, and insist on the highest standards.

    · Be heavily involved with design and product teams to understand needs, propose features, create early prototypes and transform them into exciting experiences.
    · Design new, scalable, secure, and reliable features that drive real-time data, video, and audio solutions.
    · Know how to integrate data from a large number of services.
    · Write clean, maintainable code and perform peer code-reviews.
    · Deep-dive into client or server systems to optimize for performance, maintainability, scalability, extensibility as needed.
    · Propose innovative tools, frameworks, automations and processes that are used by the entire services team for development.
    · Mentor team members to promote engineering excellence

    Basic Qualifications

    • 3+ years experience building production software systems
    • Core Competency in object-oriented programming
    • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent
    • Understanding of software design principles and computer science fundamental

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience developing cloud software services and an understanding of design for scalability, performance and reliability
    • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
    • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role
    • Experience architecting complex, scalable, cloud-based systems
    • Experience designing and implementing RESTful APIs at scale
    • Passion for hosted large data, highly scalable services. We would love to hear about solutions and systems you’ve developed.
    • Development experience defining, developing and maintaining web service API's
    • Experience developing IoT and mobility enabled services
    • Passion for cutting edge technologies, drive, and ability to quickly learn new concepts
    • Prior experience working for a consumer Internet company

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

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