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Software Development Engineer

Software Development Engineer

Job ID 
502993
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
3/2/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

Amazon Prime, described as “the best bargain in the history of shopping,” is the membership program that provides a premium experience on Amazon.com in the US and seven international locales. In the US, Prime includes: free two-day shipping benefits on over 15 million items, free unlimited streaming of over 30,000 movies and TV shows, and a Kindle book to borrow for free each month. Amazon now ships more items with Prime Free Two-Day Shipping than with Free Super Saver Shipping.

If you want to work on one of Amazon.com's most impactful program and are passionate about writing code that impacts millions of people every day, then the Amazon Prime Team wants to hear from you.

The Prime team seeks talented engineers who take great pride in both the technical and business contribution of their work. You will be given the chance to have a significant impact on our systems, our business and most importantly, our customers. As a member of the Prime team, you will work closely with the business team to design and implement new features. You will use a variety of core languages and technologies including Java, Perl, and Linux to name a few.

As a member of the Prime Acquisition Technologies platform team, you will focus on components and services which directly impact customer facing pages or applications. You will participate to building the next generation of the platform. Your will have direct ownership over the design and architecture of new components aimed at improving the platform's flexibility, configurability and scalability.

Basic Qualifications

Basic Qualifications
  • 3+ years of development experience
  • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design
  • Computer Science fundamentals in data structures
  • Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
  • Proficiency in at least one modern programming language such as Java, C#, C++ and a scripting language such as JavaScript, or Perl
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications
  • Strong, object-oriented design and coding skills (Java, C++, C# preferably on a UNIX or Linux platform)
  • Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems and algorithms
  • Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions
  • Deal well with ambiguous/undefined problems; ability to think abstractly
  • Familiarity with web technologies such as HTTP, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.