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Web Development Engineer

Web Development Engineer

Job ID 
313608
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
3/12/2015
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
Recruiting Team 
North American Teams - Consumer - Retail Plus

Job Description

The Amazon gifting customer experience (GCX) team is looking for experienced Front End Engineers to build the next generation experiences for Amazon's customers and sellers. Our goal is simple – to make gifting on Amazon more engaging, easier and more profitable. Your work will directly the customer experience for both internal and external customers alike. We are looking for highly motivated, quality-centric engineers with deep end-to-end web application knowledge to design, develop and research technologies that impact millions of end users. Successful candidate must have a strong drive for results, good interpersonal skills, and be a team player who has the ability to work independently in a fast-paced start-up like environment.

You will be working with cross-functional teams across the organization to develop best in class user experiences for mobile, desktop and tablet applications. You’ll also be actively involved in evangelism activities such as giving tech talks, mentoring other engineers, and establishing best practices for the organization.

Basic Qualifications

• BS/MS in Computer Science or related field
• Delivering working prototypes and proof-of-concepts for iterative development
• Creating and updating user interface designs
• 4+ year professional experience in web software development
• Obsessed with Web Performance Optimization
• Expert in Front-end web technologies and trends
• Expert with browser tuning and optimization techniques/tools
• Experienced in web security, SEO, accessibility and Internationalization

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with highly available transactional systems
  • Experience developing hybrid native/HTML mobile applications.
  • Experience with Web technologies like HTML, CSS, JavaScript, AJAX.