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Senior Software Engineer

Senior Software Engineer

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Posted Date 
Company Services, Inc.
Position Category 
Software Development
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North American Teams - Alexa

Job Description

Do you want to be a part of the app development revolution? Join the Amazon Appstore Team in Seattle as a Lead Software Engineer.

Our team is responsible for the Amazon App Developer Experience and it is tasked with building a responsive, high performance user experience. We are looking for a world-class Senior Software Engineer who is able to look at the big picture: from both a business and technical perspective. Individuals interested in this position should have demonstrated success in building high-performance, reliable software in a complex, multi-tiered, and distributed environment. Your code will bring apps to millions and millions of consumers. Are you ready?

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Masters in Computer Science, or equivalent professional experience
  • 7+ years professional experience in software development
  • Proficiency in Computer Science fundamentals – object oriented design, data structures, algorithms, design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
  • Proficiency in Java or C++
  • Deep knowledge of Linux

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience building complex applications on distributed systems that have been successfully deployed for a large customer base.
  • Experience with Agile Scrum, having served as a Scrum Master and delivered results.
  • Application of advanced coding techniques, such as dependency injection
  • Proven experience with: writing design documents, leading code reviews, applying SCM, managing builds and managing releases
  • Knowledge of important design patterns
  • Applying unit testing / TDD to reduce testing cycles and production support load
  • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and senior management to collect requirements, describe software product features, write technical designs, and discuss product strategy
  • Experience mentoring and training the engineers on complex technical issues
  • Experience in working backwards from the customer and delivering innovative, simple solutions

We offer excellent pay and generous stock plans, great benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401k with matching, and more. Relocation is available for qualified candidates.

Amazon is an equal opportunity employer. We are located in Seattle, WA.
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