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SDE II

Job ID 
523768
Location 
CA-BC-Vancouver
Posted Date 
5/23/2017
Company 
AMZN CAN Fulfillment Svcs, Inc
Position Category 
Software Development
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Job Description


Do you want to help build a highly personalized Amazon experience that millions of customers worldwide interact with every time they visit Amazon.com? Are you interested in building a real-time, high performance back-end content generation, selection and delivery system that processes billions of requests every day?

Amazon's Content Selection and Delivery team develops and supports an end-to-end framework for aggregating, selecting, and optimizing what users see on all Amazon sites. These systems ensure that the right pieces of content are shown to customers on the right web pages, in the right places at the right times. Our team's products serve billions of requests per day with low latency and high availability. Our products are engineered with reuse and extensibility in mind, and many other teams have incorporated our APIs into their own products. The work that we do directly affects Amazon's bottom line, by driving millions in revenue annually.

We are looking for an experienced and forward thinking software engineer with a focus on high performance services to join our team. This person will work closely with other software engineers and machine learning teams to design and implement the systems that decide what to show on Amazon's sites. You will work directly with Senior Software Development Engineers to scale up the systems to handle Amazon scale traffic while maintaining a low latency profile.

This is one of the foremost roles in Amazon's Content Platform back-end systems with the opportunity to reach millions of customers on one of the highest traffic consumer websites in the world. If you are passionate about software engineering and personalized content experiences at scale then we encourage you to apply.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or commensurate experience) in Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ years professional experience in software development
  • Computer Science fundamentals in databases and data storage
  • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design
  • Computer Science fundamentals in data structures and algorithms
  • Proficiency in, at least, one mainstream programming language such as C, C++, or Java.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience applying machine learning or other optimization techniques
  • 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
  • Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project
  • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs