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Learning Application Developer

Learning Application Developer

Job ID 
405675
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
5/4/2016
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
Recruiting Team 
North American Teams - AWS

Job Description

As a Software Development Engineer in Seattle, you will be helping us build new services and systems that will redefine on the job training and development. This is an opportunity to use AWS, learn and utilize Machine Learning, and develop full-stack applications and services ground up.


Amazon U is designed to find and recommend timely, relevant content to help employees onboard and develop more quickly. Employees will find the material they need to learn new skills, solve problems, and connect with trainers and mentors. Our goal is to make it easier for people to identify learning material to help them through that process as well as finding answers to day to day problems. You will help us build full-stack, Service Oriented Architecture-based applications from the ground up. We are looking for highly motivated software development engineers to bring in their ideas and experience to help us reach our goals. If you are passionate about learning and want to build the first of its kind advanced learning technologies, let us know.


Basic Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience or portfolio
• 3+ years of professional experience in software development
• Extraordinary people skills; ability to work closely and independently with business stakeholders as well as collaborate with teammates to identify and build solutions
• Knowledge of best practices for the full SDLC, including Agile development, coding standards, code reviews, testing, and operations
• Track record of designing and building complex software systems

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience with AWS technologies (S3, EC2, DynamoDB, RDS, SQS, CloudSearch)
• Proficiency designing and developing full stack applications and services
• Emphasis on customer-centered usability and design
• Interest in Machine Learning
• Understanding of xAPI, cmi5, SCORM, or other learning specification
• Experience battling R.O.U.S.’s
• Hoopy frood who knows where his/her towel is