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Sr. Software Development Engineer III

Sr. Software Development Engineer III

Job ID 
464052
Location 
US-MA-Boston
Posted Date 
11/30/2016
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

At Amazon’s People Technology organization in Boston…


We like to go to the park and look for ducklings.
We usually refrain from racing our chairs down the hallways.
We care about building things that help people.
We have a video if you want to learn more: https://vimeo.com/220666668


At the new PeopleTech branch in Boston, we are hiring experienced engineers with entrepreneurial spirit to join us in this highly visible opportunity. Your customers will be all of the different types of Amazon employees throughout the world- more than 350,000 people and climbing. We are looking for full stack engineers for small, agile engineering teams who will work with domain experts to solve real problems. Our growing team is a place where diverse perspectives, collaboration, and inclusivity are valued, and where you will have the opportunity to help define team culture as well as contribute your engineering expertise and leadership. Come help us lead this new work to empower Amazon people and businesses to focus on what they do best: changing the world.


You have strong fundamental computer science skills, are obsessed with delighting customers, and have a demonstrated track record of leveraging the right technologies to build incredible products. You have strong verbal and written communication skills, are self-driven, and can deliver high quality results. You understand back-end services and know how to conceptualize, design, implement, and fix them. You understand the value and power of data analysis, and use data to drive team decisions and choices.


In this role, you will operate in a highly collaborative environment and help the engineers around you improve and grow. You will contribute to all aspects of an agile software development lifecycle, including architecture design, development, documentation, testing and operations. You will stretch your design and architecture skills with end-to-end ownership of large distributed systems that require high availability and scalability and build solutions that are used and loved by your coworkers.

Basic Qualifications

· BS degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
· 6+ years professional experience in software development
· Demonstrated technical leadership and/or mentorship
· Proficiency in a modern programming language such as C, C++, Java, or Python
· Ability to work well with people
· Understanding of scalable computing systems, software architecture, data structures, and algorithms
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

· Master’s Degree in Computer Science or related field (Engineering, Math, Statistics, etc.)
· Experience with designing and building large scale systems and web services
· Experience with supporting mission critical, 24x7 systems
· Familiarity with building secure software using modern security principles


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