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Software Development Engineer - Vendor Terms

Software Development Engineer - Vendor Terms

Job ID 
454545
Location 
CA-BC-Vancouver
Posted Date 
3/29/2017
Company 
AMZN CAN Fulfillment Svcs, Inc
Position Category 
Software Development
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

Impact
Ever wondered how Amazon offers the earth’s biggest selection and still manages to offer lower prices every day to our customers? The Contra COGS team creates the systems to drive costs lower. Given the rapid growth of our business we apply cutting edge technology to complex business problems. We are seeking SDEs who want to stretch both their technical abilities and their business awareness while solving such problems. These projects have huge visibility and impact as those are tied very closely to Amazon’s profitability and growth.

Innovation
Are you seeking an environment where you can drive innovation? Do you want to apply state-of-the-art computer technologies (Map-Reduce/Machine Learning) to solve real world problems? Do you want to pave the future of Amazon Retail, enhancing how we do business?

Opportunity
To meet these challenges, Amazon's Contra COGS team is looking for passionate, talented, and super-smart software engineers. We are looking for people who innovate, love solving hard problems, and never take 'no' for an answer. Our engineers are top-notch software developers in the industry, who work hard, have fun, and make history.

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Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Equivalent experience to a Bachelor's degree based on 3 years of work experience for every 1 year of education
  • 4+ years professional experience in software development
  • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design
  • Computer Science fundamentals in data structures
  • Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
  • Proficiency in, at least, one modern programming language such as Java, C, C++, C#, or Perl

Preferred Qualifications

- 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
- Knowledge of database systems and SQL
- Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project
-Experience with Map-Reduce paradigm is a plus.
-Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and senior management to collect requirements, describe software product features, technical designs, and product strategy
-Experience influencing software engineers best practices within your team
-Hands-on expertise in many disparate technologies, typically ranging from front-end user interfaces through to back-end systems and all points in between