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Sr. Software Development Engineer, Abuse

Sr. Software Development Engineer, Abuse

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Amazon Corporate LLC
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Software Development
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Job Description

Amazon Marketplace enables sellers to put their products in front of hundreds of millions of customers and offers sellers the tools and services needed to make e-commerce successful, efficient and simple. Our customers and sellers trust us to provide a safe, reliable and high quality experience. The Marketplace Abuse team is responsible for ensuring customer and seller trust by eliminating abuse and creating a fair marketplace ecosystem for Sellers and Vendors. We are looking for high-energy, highly skilled software development engineers who are passionate about driving product innovation and solving complex problems in a constantly evolving space.

Do you want to invent new technologies while collaborating with the very best software engineers and architects in the world? Are you ready to build solutions to some of the world's most complex technical challenges while at the same time doing battle with nefarious Sellers looking to abuse our catalog to derive unfair advantages? Want to use your highly tuned software development skills for good and lead projects for developing sophisticated techniques to detect and prevent malicious parties and protect millions of consumers, including your friends and family?

You will be an integral part of an exceptionally talented team. You will have an opportunity to conceptualize, design, build, test and own software systems. You will build services to handle billions of requests per day, while maintaining the response latencies in milliseconds and meeting strict SLA requirements. As a Sr. SDE at Amazon, you will drive the technical direction of the team, working with many different technologies. You will design and code, troubleshoot and support.

You will play a key role in delivering a wide range of automations using massive big datasets and distributed frameworks. You will develop innovative solutions for preventing fraud in a proactive manner . You will develop high performance platforms to service the world's largest selection to millions to customers. You will get to analyze big data and apply machine learning to build preventative solutions that protects legitimate sellers, vendors and brand owners while improving experience for millions of our customers.


Basic Qualifications

  • 6 or more years’ experience in software development
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science/related field or equivalent work experience
  • Experience with object oriented programming including Java, C++, C#, or C
  • Solid software development background including design patterns, data structures, Agile and test driven development
  • Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, and relational and no-SQL databases
  • Software development experience in JSP, Spring, AWS, S3, SQS, building web services and highly scalable applications
  • Knowledge of Python or other scripting languages
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong written/spoken communication skills
  • Experience with system architecture/design
  • Experience with distributed systems operating in a scalable/high volume environment
  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline
  • Experience building distributed applications and services
  • Experience in and understanding of service-oriented architecture
  • Experience in an Agile-led software development team
  • Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • A deep understanding of software development in a team, and a track record of shipping software on time
  • Exceptional customer relationship skills including the ability to discover the true requirements underlying feature requests, recommend alternative technical and business approaches
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