Sr. Software Development Engineer, Core Recommendations

8 months ago
Job ID
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category
Software Development
Recruiting Team
North American Teams - Consumer - Retail Plus

Job Description

Take the earth's most customer centric company. Mix in hundreds of millions of shoppers spending tens of billions of dollars annually and an opportunity to drive the next generation of shopping experience. What do you get? The most exciting Front-End Software Development position in the industry.

Are you passionate about working on disruptive ideas? Are you obsessed with finding and building the most innovative and customer-friendly user experiences? Have you built shared libraries for large-scale websites?

This is a unique opportunity that combines the ability to build new and exciting user experiences for Amazon's customers, with the opportunity to work with 'big data' and advanced techniques to determine the best personalized experience for millions of Amazon's customers. We are the Core Recommendations team, the team that owns the Your Store page which is the up-to-date personalized portal for Amazon customers. Our focus is on marrying relevant data with the perfect user interface to present the most customer-centric shopping experience in the world. We work on constantly improving the page to make frequent return visits rewarding for the customer. You will work with the finest minds in UX research, design, product management and software engineering, that are focused on redefining what shopping looks like.

About you:
You are a strong software developer with a 'full-stack' experience and a strong entrepreneurial instinct. You like building great products and have a solid understanding of front-end development. You keep abreast of the latest technologies and changes that impact front-end development. You have strong leadership qualities, great judgment, clear communication skills and a track record of delivering great products.

Basic Qualifications

  • A degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or a related field.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent problem solving skills.
  • A passion for data driven decision making.
  • A strong product focus.
  • 8+ years of software development experience with at least two year son front-end development.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in Computer Science, Mathematics or a related field.
  • Prior experience with mobile web and app development.
  • Prior experience with HTML/CSS/JS
  • A strong track record of innovating with user experiences.
  • Strong programming skills in Java/C/C++/C#
  • 8+ years of software development experience with 3+ years on Front-end/web development.
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