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Software Development Engineer

Software Development Engineer

Job ID 
201704
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
10/19/2015
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
Recruiting Team 
North American Teams - G&A - HR

Job Description

Our goal is to make Amazon the #1 commerce platform for retailers to merchandise, sell, and fulfill across web, store, phone, and mobile channels. Amazon Webstore is an Amazon Services product that provides a Software as a Service (SaaS), multichannel commerce solution. Amazon Webstore helps retailers unite all of the sales channels of their business and provide a consistent, branded experience to their customers. Amazon Webstore includes Store, Website, Phone Catalogue, Mobile and Customer Service Applications as well as a fulfillment solution. Amazon Webstore removes the barriers between store, web, and catalog shopping and delivers tangible and substantial benefits to the retailer and their customers. The underlying infrastructure and technology platform is state of the art, customer focused, and metrics driven.

If you are a sharp software engineer with a creative flare, strong problem-solving skills, a solid computer science foundation and the desire to be an individual contributor to Amazon's next generation technology, we want to talk with you. Joining our team provides the unique challenge and opportunity to write software that benefits millions of guests and interacts with merchants spanning the globe. The ideal candidate will draw upon exemplary analytical, critical thinking, and problem solving skills, deep software development experience, and a passion for creating reliable and maintainable systems. The candidate should be open to new challenges, extremely good at multi-tasking, innovative, creative, self-directed and a great team player. The candidate should drive continuous process improvement, and collaborate effectively with aggressive cross-functional business and software development teams to solve problems and implement new solutions.

Basic Qualifications

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field.
  • CS fundamentals (data structures, algorithms and programming languages)
  • Fluency in day-to-day development on Linux platform.
  • Fluency in Java, C++, VC++ or C#. XML/SOAP, XSLT, Perl or Oracle. Experience with messaging and asynchronous architectures.
  • Experience with performance/space tradeoffs and browser compatibility issues.
  • Experience with Object Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD) and Design Patterns.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications
  • 5-7 years of software development experience in Java/Linux based environments primarily working on high traffic, concurrent web based applications.
  • Web services and web application/services development preferred.
  • Experience developing distributed/scalable systems and high-volume transaction applications in a 24/7 environment.
  • Experience in one or more J2EE containers (Tomcat, JBoss, etc), open source web-services frameworks (Axis, XFire, etc).
  • Familiarity with Java IDEs like Netbeans or Eclipse a plus.
  • Masters/PhD
  • Strong project-management skills, sense of ownership, urgency, and drive.
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