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Software Development Engineer**

Software Development Engineer**

Job ID 
364150
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
3/31/2016
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
Recruiting Team 
North American Teams - Consumer - Retail Plus

Job Description

Are you ready to revolutionize the way Retail teams negotiate with vendors and drive Amazon’s Flywheel? The Vendor Negotiation & Customer Trust team is looking for strong technical owners to drive the design, architecture, and launch of next-generation negotiation tools.

Negotiation Central is a brand-new, Hands off the Wheel initiative to centralize and automate Retail negotiation processes within Amazon. When launched, Negotiation Central will be an integrated, full-service, data-driven workflow for Retail managers and a global destination for accessing negotiation histories, researching best practices, building/implementing/auditing vendor terms, and accessing real-time community support.

As a Software Development Engineer driving the initiative, you will work with the VNCT Business team to own, design, and execute core features for new platforms that will serve Retail Business users. You will work with Dev Managers, Product Managers, and peer SDEs to analyze product requirements, do user-story breakdown, and own estimates and launch strategies. You will also work with a broad cross-section of internal teams including Retail organizations, financial systems, and other engineering teams.

Ideal candidates: You have an established background in developing SOA architectures in OO languages. You have clear and concise communication skills, and a passion to achieve results in a fast-paced environment. You are innovative--you think and act both strategically and tactically. You demonstrate strong leadership skills while being and effective team member. Lastly, you must excel in navigating cross-functional efforts and be adept at synthesizing a variety of technologies and capabilities into high quality, simple products and features that Retail managers love.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field;
  • 6+ years industry experience as a Software Engineer or a Software Developer;
  • Strong practical understanding of Computer Science fundamentals;
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Distributed system design and development experience
  • Strong sql and no-sql database skills

Preferred Qualifications


  • 10+ years industry experience as a Software Engineer or a Software Developer;
  • Experience building complex, scalable, high-performance software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers;
  • Experience developing on Unix/Linux;
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices;
  • Strong focus on clean code and robust design.
  • Machine learning experience
  • AWS technologies experience