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Software Development Engineer

Software Development Engineer

Job ID 
491872
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
10/6/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

Are you interested in building next generation services that will re-define international trade at Amazon? Do you want to improve how shoppers around the world discover and purchase global merchandise? Amazon Exports and Expansion is building new services responsible for enhancing the international shopping experience. Our mission is to provide a one-stop shopping experience to international customers that includes:
  • Build solutions that reach millions of new customers all over the world, providing them with a world class shopping experience in their local language, payments, and currencies
  • Drive customer experience technology for supporting customers all over the world.
  • Work closely with the business to define the expansion strategy and figure out innovative solutions to help this thriving business continue to its exponential growth
We enable customers from over 77 countries to purchase products on Amazon with guaranteed shipping and import duty fees. We seek to improve this experience by making selection available across all Amazon marketplaces, so that customers can search and browse in their preferred language and currency.

Basic Qualifications

  • 3+ years professional experience in software development
  • 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
  • Ability to communicate in written and spoken English
  • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design
  • Computer Science fundamentals in data structures
  • Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
  • Knowledge of, at least, one modern programming language such as C, C++, Java, or Perl

Preferred Qualifications

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 including:
- Knowledge of database systems and SQL
  • 5+ years professional experience in software development
  • A Master's Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Experience in web services and cloud computing.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast-paced environment.
  • Experience mentoring software engineers and influencing best practices within your team.
  • Experience in dealing with ambiguous/undefined problems; ability to think abstractly\
  • Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project
  • Experience with Map-Reduce/Distributed Systems/SOA is a plus.
  • Experience with Java Script is a plus.
  • Experience with VBA is a plus.
  • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and senior management to collect requirements, describe software product features, technical designs, and product strategy
  • Experience influencing software engineering best practices within your team
  • Hands-on expertise in many disparate technologies, typically ranging from front-end user interfaces through to back-end systems and all points in between

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