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Web Development Engineer

Web Development Engineer

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Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
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North American Teams - AWS

Job Description

As a Web Development Engineer on our team, you will have the chance to help develop a new product from the very early stages. We are looking for candidates who thrive in a fast paced start-up like environment and want to invent the future.

Our team is looking for a Web Development Engineer with experience on both front end interfaces and back end systems. You will help define the system architecture, own and implement specific components, and help shape the overall experience. You’ll collaborate closely with research scientists, UX researchers and designers, and other SDE team members to help define the scope of the product. As an early team member, you will take responsibility for technical problem solving, creatively meeting product objectives, and developing best practices. You will demonstrate cross-functional resource interaction to accomplish your goals. You will play a role in defining processes and methods to improve the productivity of the entire team. You are a person with a commitment to team work, who enjoys working on cutting edge technology, is customer centric, and thrives on the challenge of building something new that will eventually operate at world-wide scale.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
  • 3+ years of overall software development experience, with an emphasis on web applications
  • Experience as a member of a UI design team participating in the complete product development life-cycle of successfully launched applications
  • Experience building rich data-driven web applications
  • Experience with modern web technologies and techniques such as HTML5, CSS3, ECMAScript 2016, CSS pre-processors (SASS, Less, Stylus), JavaScript transpilers (Babel, CoffeeScript, TypeScript), and JavaScript build tools (Browserify, WebPack, Grunt, Gulp)
  • Experience with modern JavaScript frameworks and libraries such as React, Redux, Ractive, Ember, or Angular, along with the knowledge of when to use them
  • Experience with Node.js and the NPM package ecosystem

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated UI implementation experience, and with a portfolio of work that demonstrates detailed attention to typography, color, imagery, motion, and graphic elements
  • A passion for creating beautiful, engaging, intuitive, efficient and highly usable user interfaces
  • Experience with streaming media and HTML5 multimedia features
  • Experience with vector and motion graphics, including SVG, HTML5 Canvas, WebGL (ThreeJS) and animation via JavaScript and CSS
  • Familiarity with real-time communication mechanisms such as WebSockets and WebRTC
  • Familiarity with Electron or equivalent technology
  • Familiar emerging trends in desktop, web, and mobile app development
  • Experience with deployments, dev ops, and/or AWS