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Software Engineer - New Initiative

Software Engineer - New Initiative

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Posted Date 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
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North American Teams - Biz Dev

Job Description

Amazon Engineering is building a team in Austin, TX to take on a new initiative which will provide our customers with a great advertising experience. Our teams are solving complex technological problems with some of the smartest engineers using cutting edge technologies; we are working with distributed computing, massive scale, machine learning, and big data. We are looking for engineers that will leverage their technical expertise and take ownership as we build out the program; this is a high priority high visibility initiative at Amazon and this is Day 1.

The Advertising Platform is at the center of Worldwide Advertising for and our third party advertiser customers. We are innovating at the intersection of advertising and Ecommerce. We have built a platform for cutting edge advertisements that integrate video, social media and product information. We work with our clients to build new products and create impactful and effortless branding to be seen across all types of digital platforms.

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
• 4+ 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++, Java, or Perl

Preferred Qualifications

Leveling varies from 4+ years of industry experience to Principal-level Engineers
· MySQL or similar database experience
· Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive
· Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and designing for performance, scalability, and availability
· Experience with UI frameworks such as Spring MVC, GWT, jQuery, Swing, etc.
· Experience with Amazon Web Services
Coding skills in Java and/or C++ coupled with strong base in object-oriented design and development
· Experience in software development and full product life-cycles

Amazon is an equal opportunity employer.