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Software Engineer

Software Engineer

Job ID 
485310
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
6/12/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
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Job Description

Are you curious about how Amazon processes billions of offers, and maintains a high bar for seller and customer experience?

This is an excellent opportunity to showcase your strong engineering and leadership skills, and help us define a forward looking, multi year vision of how to build, roll out, grow and evangelise a new way of making sure that Amazon's customer experience remains at the top of the industry!

At the heart of Amazon's e-commerce business is the Item & Offer Platform engineering team. The platform is used by millions of merchants to expose customers to new products or new offerings on existing products. Using massively parallel processing and proprietary techniques, millions of updates to details, prices, inventory levels, and relationships are processed in real time to keep Amazon's catalog fresh. Imagine that on any given day your solutions bring billions of experiences to customers around the globe; that is the reality on the Item & Offer Platform team.

The Item and Offer Platform team is an agile, fast-moving team driving the future of this central piece of Amazon's shopping experience. We are looking for a Software Development Engineer (SDE) to shape that future.

In this role, you will participate in all parts of the software development process, from collaborating with customers on design to executing that design in a scalable and extensible way. You will have the opportunity to solve hard computer science problems and help the business every day.
Successful candidates are passionate about translating high-level, ambiguous business goals to software platforms that enable multiple businesses. You are be passionate about taking initiative, delivering extensible, on-time solutions, and being a part of high-performing teams.

Basic Qualifications

· 3+ years of Object Oriented software design & development or architecture experience
· Fluency with Java, Python, C/C++, or C#
· Experience with NoSQL design
· Experience working with JSON / ION structures
· In-depth knowledge of Computer Science data structures and algorithms
· Strong problem solving ability and object-oriented design skills
· Ability to excel in a fast-paced, startup-like environment
· Bachelors degree in Computer Science or a related discipline, or equivalent industry experience

Preferred Qualifications

· Experience building extremely high volume and highly scalable web services
· Experience building highly available, low latency systems and operating 24x7 services
· Experience with distributed systems, consistent hashing, distributed locking, replication, and load balancing
· Working knowledge of Large Scale Data processing platforms
· Strong problem solving ability and object-oriented design skills
· Ability to excel in a fast-paced, startup-like environment

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