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Web Development Engineer II

Web Development Engineer II

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Amazon Corporate LLC
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Software Development
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Job Description

Amazon's eCommerce Services Group is looking for highly motivated web developers to join the Amazon Households team to create exciting new experiences for families! We own customer-facing products, integration with various Amazon program features such as Prime and Alexa, and back-end platform components. Work for the Households team and get a chance to touch the full spectrum of Amazon technologies!

Engineers in ECS tackle challenging problems in
  • Scalability: A lot of people shop here!
  • Robustness: If a core service goes down for a minute, so does the world's largest ecommerce site!
  • Latency: Load a page slowly, lose a customer!
  • Security: Customer trust is our most valuable asset!
  • Customer Experience: Make a clunky UI, lose customers!
Successfully bring an ECS experience up from scratch, and you've tackled the gamut of software engineering challenges!

So if you want to stretch your engineering muscles, build customer-delighting features, touch a wide spectrum of applications and programs, and engage your entrepreneurial chops, come join our team!

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 3+ years professional experience in software or web development
  • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures, and problem solving
  • Proficiency with Java or an equivalent OO language
  • Proficiency using modern web development technologies and techniques, including HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, Responsive Design, web services, etc.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience building large-scale web applications
  • 5+ years professional experience in software or web development
  • Experience developing AJAX interfaces with AJAX libraries and frameworks (e.g. ReactJS, JQuery, AngularJS, etc.)
  • Experience with MVC frameworks, Rails or Spring desired
  • Understanding of web services technologies such as REST, SOAP, HTTP, JSON
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and agile development environment and to learn new frameworks/stacks
  • Strong customer focus, ownership, urgency, and drive
  • Passion for building a rich and innovative user experience