Part Time Software Development Engineer - Amazon Connections

5 months ago
Job ID
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category
Software Development

Job Description

Join Amazon and enjoy Fridays off or shorter work days year-round! Amazon is piloting part-time teams in the People Tech group, where we are building high-visibility, enterprise-wide solutions, all on a 30-hour work week schedule. These solutions will be at the heart of workforce planning for one of the most innovative and fastest growing companies on Earth. Each team member, including managers, are on the same part-time schedule, eliminating the challenges that can come from being part-time on a full-time team. As a part-time engineer, you’ll receive the same benefits as full-time employees, with compensation proportionate to working ¾ time.

The Workforce Technology team will be chartered to build high-visibility, enterprise-wide solutions that Amazonians can use to manage employee lifecycle data and make critical business decisions. These solutions will be the heart of workforce planning for one of the largest and fastest-growing companies on earth.

If you’re an engineer who is in a reduced schedule, can think big and wants to build workforce solutions for the current and future leaders of Amazon, then the Workforce Technology team is a great fit. Note that reduced-schedule employees will have on-call responsibilities as needed.

You will contribute to all aspects of an agile software development lifecycle including design, architecture, development, documentation, testing and operations. You will push your design an architecture limits by owning all aspects of solutions end-to-end, through full stack software development. You have strong verbal and written communication skills, are self-driven, and can deliver high quality results in a fast-paced environment. As a part of Corporate Data team , you will deliver robust feature sets, elegant designs, and intuitive user interfaces that make it easy for Amazonians to excel at performing critical business functions.

You have top notch computer science skills, are obsessed with customer satisfaction, and have a demonstrated track record of passion for leveraging cutting-edge technologies to build incredible products. You understand back-end services and know how to conceptualize, design, implement, and fix them. You go through life thinking about how to use technology to solve problems. You live and breathe data analysis, and can succinctly and accurately report your findings. You understand the untapped power of utilizing Internet technologies to support Amazon’s goal to be the most customer-centric company in the world. Most importantly, you have a passion for learning and are driven to be the best at what you do.

Basic Qualifications

· 2+ years industry experience designing and building software tools, applications, or back-end multi-tiered distributed systems.
· Expertise in Computer Science fundamentals: data structures, algorithms, complexity analysis, object oriented design, unit & integration testing, and distributed systems architecture.
· Significant experience & proficiency with modern programming languages - Java, C, C++, C#, Python, etc.
· Proficiency with relational & non-relational databases and a broad range of software design patterns.

Preferred Qualifications

· Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
· Java development experience in a *nix environment.
· Familiarity with WebDev concepts and technologies- AJAX, HTML, JavaScript, AJAX, CSS etc.
· Knowledge of, or experience with data analytics concepts, techniques and approaches (statistical inference, regression models etc.)
· Knowledge of, or experience with machine learning- regression, classification, clustering & retrieval, recommender systems & dimensionality reduction, deep learning etc.
· Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
· Experience working directly with customers, stakeholders and peers, and effectively balancing their respective needs and requirements.
· Demonstrated track record of constructively identifying problems, proposing solutions and making software better than when you found it.
· Strong verbal and written communication skills working in team environment.

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.
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