Software Development Engineer

CA-BC-Vancouver
7 months ago
Job ID
499975
AMZN CAN Fulfillment Svcs, Inc
Position Category
Software Development

Job Description

Are you known to team members as the advocate for moving the bar higher on all fronts to ship the best products? Do you have a passion for building scalable and extensible world-class applications?Do you like creating software solutions to atypical problems by “breaking the mold” type thinking? Is having the ability to see your work positively affect millions of peoples something that gives you a sense of pride? If you answered YES to these questions, it’s time for you to consider joining Amazon’s Seller Experience team responsible for cutting edge, global intelligent machine learning software development. Do we have your attention now? Keep reading to learn more…

Our goal is simple – the Seller Experience Team seeks to make online selling more attractive to a broader demographic of potential retailers through superior scalable object-oriented code. Your work will directly impact cost, selection and the customer experience for both internal and external customers alike. We build internet-scale distributed systems that enhance the Amazon Seller experience. Our teams get to work on truly unique problems and develop atypical solutions – talk about thinking out of the box…there is no box! We are forward thinkers doing what no one else is doing. It doesn’t exist? We will build it.

As an experienced Software Developer, you have a passion for building quality software and solving hard problems. Because you are customer-centric, you understand and appreciate being a driving factor for all software solutions developed as you realize how many people rely on and use your product. Putting a less-than-ideal solution into production is not an option. You enjoy working on scalable, extensible architecture as your team creates software used by a wide range of stakeholders. Coming to work each day is exciting and makes your work fun as you are also developing a next generation, world-class system that provides functionality to different Amazon businesses while leveraging data and machine learning techniques to tailor the user experience. Because you understand that the needs of customers and technical answers to their questions are dynamic, you handle ambiguity in stride as your ultimate goal is to innovate and simplify to create the optimal solution for Amazon Sellers.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related technical discipline.
  • 5+ years of experience as a software developer utilizing OOA/OOD, specifically Java, C++ or C#.
  • Strong Computer Science fundamentals (data structures & algorithms).
  • Knowledge of scalable distributed systems and service oriented architecture.

Preferred Qualifications

  • MS degree and/or PhD preferred in Math, Computer Science, or related discipline
  • Experience launching system into production to a global audience.
  • Passion or obsession for customer satisfaction.
  • Innate ability to drive innovation.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity as well as ability to innovate and simplify.
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