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Sr Software Development Engineer

Sr Software Development Engineer

Job ID 
485923
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
1/25/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
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Job Description

The Amazon Kindle team is seeking an enthusiastic and talented Software Development Engineer for Kindle Non-fiction team. In this position, you will work on building innovative solutions to increase reading demand of non-fiction books on Kindle devices and apps.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about building innovative, exceptional quality, and scalable software to create a great experience for our Kindle customers. If you think you have an urge to work on a high impact project and improve the reading experience of millions of Kindle customers every day, then you would love to work with us.

We have just started the development of some exciting features and this might be a great opportunity for someone who likes to build systems from scratch. To know more details, apply for this position and get in touch with us.

Basic Qualifications

  • 8+ years engineering experience required in OO design and coding skills in Java or C++
  • Experienced technical leader driving architecture and implementation
  • Experience in translating requirements into technical design specifications and documentation, as well as executing development projects from conception to delivery
  • Familiarity with various software technologies, methodologies and applied software engineering practices/standards such as OOD, Java/J2EE, Tomcat, Struts, Spring and AJAX

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong OO design and coding skills in Java or C++
  • Rich, hands-on experience developing with HTML, XML, CSS, Javascript, Oracle and Linux/Unix
  • Experience developing and supporting large-scale software systems
  • Self-directed and capable of working effectively in a dynamic environment
  • Experience in translating requirements into technical design specifications and documentation, as well as executing development projects from conception to delivery
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills