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Software Development Engineer II - Amazon Connections

Software Development Engineer II - Amazon Connections

Job ID 
468256
Location 
CA-ON-Toronto
Posted Date 
12/5/2016
Company 
AMZN CAN Fulfillment Svcs, Inc
Position Category 
Software Development
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

Are you looking for a challenge? Would you like to use your engineering background to create a system that introduces positive changes in the workplace around the world?

Amazon Connections is an innovative program that gives Amazonians an effective way to share feedback and help shape the future of the company. By leveraging machine learning and employee data, our systems create a continuous feedback mechanism to raise the bar on leadership and introduce positive changes in the workplace. Our goal is to help develop leaders who earn trust, remove barriers to excellence and make Amazon an inspiring place to work.

A commitment to teamwork, hustle, and strong communication skills are absolute requirements. Creating reliable, scalable, and high-performance services and architectures require exceptional technical expertise. Work in our platform will provide the opportunity to contribute to a complete vertical stack of SOA based systems with multiple user intefaces. You will own decisions from design to rollout and see the results of your efforts.

Developers in this position will use a variety of mainstream and open source technologies like Java, Linux, Javascript, AWS, as well as other in-house Amazon secret sauce. Team members are expected to have strong object-oriented design and programming skills. Some scripting, SQL and data modeling is helpful.

Basic Qualifications

· Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field
· At least 3+ years work experience in a related field
· Demonstrated proficiency with Java, C++, or similar modern programming languages
· Solid experience in data structures and algorithms
· Experience with non-traditional data stores such as DynamoDB, AWS Redshift or ElasticSearch

Preferred Qualifications

· Experience taking a leading role in building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customer
· Knowledge of Perl or other scripting languages
· Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, and databases
· Experience with building practical machine learning systems
· Ability to think abstractly and deal well with ambiguous/undefined problems
· Obsession with quality, operational excellence, and customer experience
· Strong problem solving and analytical abilities
· Strong verbal and written communication skills and an ability to work in a team environment


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