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Software Engineer

Software Engineer

Job ID 
490299
Location 
US-CO-Boulder
Posted Date 
10/17/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

Amazon’s Ad Platform team builds and manages systems with extremely high performance and availability. Our systems power multiple high-growth advertising businesses at Amazon, including Display Ads and Product Ads. We serve and respond to hundreds of billions of requests annually, and have ambitions to grow that number several orders of magnitude, while maintaining response latencies in the milliseconds and meeting strict SLA requirements. We delight in data, and are constantly trying to enrich our models and make more informed decisions using every bit and byte we have. We are growing rapidly within Amazon.com, and are looking for exceptional developers who can design and build the systems that will take us into the future.

As a key team member of the Analytics Platform, you will be building highly scalable and robust services and systems utilizing Big Data and Streaming paradigms. You will leverage AWS services such as Elastic Map Reduce, Redshift, Kinesis and DynamoDB and OSS such as Hadoop, Hive, Spark and Presto. You will also work closely with the team building the machine learning algorithms for conversion attribution. You will take raw product requirements, explore technical feasibility tradeoffs and develop software architectures and designs to bring them to life. You will mentor other engineers and champion software development best practices.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field

  • Equivalent experience to a Bachelor's degree based on 3 years of work experience for every 1 year of education

  • 3+ years professional experience in software development

  • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design

  • Computer Science fundamentals in data structures

  • Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis

  • Experience with at least one modern programming language such as Java, C, C++, C#, Java, or Python



Preferred Qualifications


  • Experience building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers

  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations

  • Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project

  • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs.

  • Experience improving web latency in complex large scale deployments.

  • Experience in databases, analytics, big data systems or business intelligence products

  • Experience mentoring and training other engineers


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