Software Development Engineer - Part-Time Hiring Event

3 months ago
Job ID
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category
Software Development

Job Description

Join Amazon and enjoy Fridays off or shorter work days year-round! Amazon is piloting part-time teams in the People Tech group, where we are building high-visibility, enterprise-wide solutions, all on a 30-hour work week schedule. These solutions will be at the heart of workforce planning for one of the most innovative and fastest growing companies on Earth. Each team member, including managers, are on the same part-time schedule, eliminating the challenges that can come from being part-time on a full-time team. As a part-time engineer, you’ll receive the same benefits as full-time employees, with compensation proportionate to working ¾ time.

You will contribute to all aspects of an agile software development life-cycle including design, architecture, development, documentation, testing and operations. You will push your design and architecture limits by owning all aspects of solutions end-to-end, through full stack software development. You have strong verbal and written communication skills, are self-driven, and can deliver high quality results in a fast-paced environment.

You have top notch computer science skills, are obsessed with customer satisfaction, and have a demonstrated track record of passion for leveraging cutting-edge technologies to build incredible products. You understand back-end services and know how to conceptualize, design, implement, and fix them. You go through life thinking about how to use technology to solve problems. You live and breathe data analysis, and can succinctly and accurately report your findings. You understand the untapped power of utilizing Internet technologies to support Amazon’s goal to be the most customer-centric company in the world. Most importantly, you have a passion for learning and are driven to be the best at what you do.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or related field (Engineering, Math, Statistics, etc.)
  • Proficiency in, at least, one modern programming language such as Java, Ruby, C#, or Perl

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters Degree in Computer Science or related field (Engineering, Math, Statistics, etc.)
  • Ability and drive to continually improve your knowledge, skillset, and understanding of Amazon’s business, systems, and development environment
  • Proven track record delivering high-quality, on-time, elegant solutions
  • Excellent communication skills. Able to actively participate in team discussions, knowing when to contribute, when to listen, and when to ask questions
  • Experience developing in a Linux environment
  • Familiarity with building high quality, AJAX enabled websites. HTML, JavaScript, AJAX, and CSS experience.
  • Experience with languages/technologies such as Ruby/RoR UIs, Python, R, etc.
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented design, data structures, algorithms, and complexity analysis
  • Ability to think critically and arrive at elegant solutions to challenging problems

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.

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