• Software Development Engineer, Backend/Distributed systems, Amazon Flex

    Company/Location (search) US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    686150
    Company
    Amazon Logistics
  • Job Description

    Amazon Last Mile Technology is the team that makes super fast delivery possible. Amazon Flex is the solution that collaborates with third-party delivery partners to complete all of Amazon Prime Now delivery orders. Our Amazon Flex application works in concert with our advanced logistics systems and technology. These technologies allow delivery partners to on-board, schedule delivery times in advance or on demand, and be guided through their deliveries with in-app mapping, navigation, and more. Our ability to engage with, support and provide a world-class experience to both customers and our delivery providers has become more critical as we continue to expand the number of active delivery providers.

    As a key member of our engineering team, you will own the back-end technology for packages on the move. You will be solving complex problems, and working on difficult challenges in software engineering as the scale and suite of our services grow. You will be responsible for engineering new services and features that will shape how delivery evolves here at Amazon. You will be part of a new team charged with creating a unique service to empower Amazon to enhance our delivery experience. Join us, design and implement micro services that focuses on engagement and management systems for our Last Mile of global deliveries.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
    • Equivalent experience to a Bachelor's degree based on 3 years of work experience for every 1 year of education
    • 3+ 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

    Preferred Qualifications

    1. • Experience developing iOS and Android applications
      • 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 in building high-performance, highly-available and scalable distributed 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
      • Experience with databases

      Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer- Female/Minority/Disability/Vet
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