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Software Development Engineer - Legal Technologies

Software Development Engineer - Legal Technologies

Job ID 
443154
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
8/14/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
Recruiting Team 
North American Teams - G&A - Legal

Job Description

Amazon Legal Technologies is an innovative and high-energy team that supports Amazon’s legal operations worldwide. We focus on creating easy to use, highly secure, ingenious solutions that allow our business to efficiently scale for the future. We are looking for a smart, creative, and results-oriented Software Engineer who is excited by unique challenges and is passionate about using the latest technologies to solve customers’ needs. This is an excellent opportunity for a developer who is looking for a growth position with a high level of ownership in a small, growing team.

Think big! Own, design and create innovative new solutions that allow the Legal department to scale and improve customer service without increasing headcount. As a key member of our team, you will have the opportunity to work directly with your customers, owning major deliverables across all aspects of development: scoping, design, implementation, and testing. Successful candidates can multi-task, quickly adapt to new development environments, learn new systems, create reliable/maintainable code, and find creative and scalable solutions to difficult problems. Candidates applying to this position should be enthusiastic about sharing their previous experiences and lessons with our team to help us collectively succeed.

This position will be working with a mix of systems and technologies with a heavy emphasis on new-build web application development using Java and the latest in cloud platform technologies via Amazon Web Services.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years of Software Development experience
  • Proficiency in, at least, one object-oriented programming language such as C++, Java, C#
  • Software development experience in JSP, Spring, building web services
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project
  • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs

Preferred Qualifications

  • Database modeling skills
  • Familiarity with Amazon Web Services or equivalent cloud programming strongly preferred
  • Deals well with ambiguous/undefined problems; ability to think abstractly


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