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Senior Software Engineer

Senior Software Engineer

Job ID 
309075
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
2/18/2015
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
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Job Description

Amazon.com stores and sells millions of unique items with the goal of delivering them to customers as fast as possible while lowering costs for the company and growing the business. Our software has to take into account as inputs the large matrix of vendors, carriers, transportation costs, varying types of items, delivery window constraints, destinations and more to optimize route generation. Shipping offering and shipping charges are computed for billions of items for Amazon.com worldwide business and the results are surfaced to our buying customers in all marketplaces in all regions. Our services are architected to handle complex computation and process approximately 2 billion transactions per hour.

Amazon's technology group for Logistics is responsible for developing and implementing cutting edge initiatives in this space. We are hiring for a new team whose main focus is innovation in the customer experience and building the next generation platform which will serve the needs for fast growing selection of items on Amazon.com and new business ventures.

We are looking for talented Senior Engineers to design and build these new systems. The software must provide highly reliable, low cost transportation solutions to Amazon.com customers and other merchants that can scale to thousands of transactions per second. You will work on hard problems at scale and will have autonomy to deliver. You will learn about real-time adaptive transportation solutions, routing algorithms and optimizations, operating on large scale datasets and more.






Basic Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and/or Master's degree in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • 8+ years of software development experience, including Java and/or C++.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in building high-performance, highly-available and scalable distributed systems.
  • Experience with databases.