Software Development Engineer

US-WA-Seattle
4 months ago
Job ID
487454
Amazon Media Group LLC
Position Category
Software Development

Job Description

Do you enjoy the challenge and ownership that come from developing complex systems that touch most of Amazon.com’s systems; ranging from front-end CX through core Amazon back-end systems? Do you enjoy working in an entrepreneurial environment solving complex technical problems and delivering innovative solutions? Amazon Campus is looking for Senior Software Development Engineers to deliver a transformative Student shopping experience.

As a Software Development Engineer, you will design and develop new systems which will bring a unique shopping experience to one of our most strategic customer segments. We're looking to you for solving problems unique to our industry and creating new features that the industry has not seen before. We're looking for people who are entrepreneurial and like to wear many hats and work in a highly collaborative environment that mirrors more of a startup than a big company.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
  • 3+ years relevant work experience in commercial or web-scale system software development
  • Proficiency in developing objected-oriented software, with deep experience in one or more relevant languages (Java, C++, or C#)
  • Understanding of operating system fundamentals (Linux or Windows)
  • Understanding of scalable computing systems, software architecture, data structures, and algorithms
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills, with excellent problem solving abilities

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience building and operating scalable distributed systems
  • Experience in Agile/SCRUM enterprise-scale software development
  • Familiar with building secure software using modern security principles
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment
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