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Software Development Engineer

Software Development Engineer

Job ID 
US-NY-New York
Posted Date 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
Recruiting Team 
North American Teams - Biz Dev

Job Description

Amazon is investing heavily in building a world class advertising business and we are responsible for defining and delivering a collection of self-service performance advertising products that drive discovery and sales. Our products are strategically important to our Retail and Marketplace businesses driving long term growth. We deliver billions of ad impressions and millions of clicks daily and are breaking fresh ground to create world-class products. We are highly motivated, collaborative and fun-loving with an entrepreneurial spirit and bias for action. With a broad mandate to experiment and innovate, we are growing at an unprecedented rate with a seemingly endless range of new opportunities.
Our offering, Sponsored Products, is seeing tremendous growth. As reported recently in our Annual Seller Announcement “Sponsored Products world-wide clicks grew by more than 155 percent year-over-year driven by expansion of advertising placements on Desktop and Mobile sites. In 2016, the number of sellers worldwide using Sponsored Products grew more than 110 percent.” Sponsored Products considered by analysts a game-changer in the industry and a strategic product with significant impact on the company revenue.

We enable Amazon customers to discover new products. We help people who sell on Amazon to promote their products via keyword targeted ads. We are entrepreneurial. While seeking innovative solutions to address our customers' needs, we will come up with multiple approaches, respectfully challenge assumptions, and we'll work together to find a solution that is superior to each of the proposals we came in with. This is an opportunity to make an impact measured in hundreds of millions of dollars, touch millions of Amazon customers, and influence future of the company.
Our systems and algorithms operate on one of the world's largest product catalog. We routinely process massive datasets with latency requirements of milliseconds using variety of distributed technologies.

Your team's charter is to increase the speed of innovation in the organization by developing experimentation capabilities that enable our customers to easily conduct what-if analysis, offline simulations, A/B testing and learn about impact of their ideas in the form of standardized metrics within matter of minutes.
You will be working with Java in a web services based environment. You will be an expert in relational and NoSQL data technologies, proficient with BigData technologies and familiar with Machine Learning technologies while building highly performant, scalable distributed systems. As a Software Engineer at Amazon, you will drive technology choices for the business, lead the way for continuous innovation, and shape the future of e-commerce and advertisement. You will design, implement, operate and see your solutions live. You will broaden your technical skills and enjoy an environment that thrives on creativity, experimentation, and product innovation.

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veterans


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors in Computer Science or related field
  • 1-3 years of experience in software development and full product life-cycles
  • 3+ years of hands on coding skills in Java (C#, C++)
  • Experience in object-oriented design and development
  • 3+ years of experience in building solutions of sizable scope and complexity

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and designing for performance, scalability, and availability
  • Master's degree with 5+ years of relevant industry experience
  • 3+ years of experience with SQL and data modeling skills
  • Amazon Web Services experience
  • In depth understanding of Unix or Linux platform including JVM internals or equivalent lower-level implementation
  • Prior experience in the online advertising domain
  • Experience with Hadoop, Spark, Apache Parquet, EMR
  • Ability to work on a diverse team
Amazon is an equal opportunity employer