• Software Development Engineer - Browse

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 1 year ago(6/7/2017 7:47 AM)
    Job ID
    Amazon Corporate LLC
    Position Category
    Software Development
  • Job Description

    Do you have a passion for data quality? Are you interested in scalable solutions for Big Data analytics? The Browse team works within the Amazon Selection & Catalog Systems organization to present customer navigation options to millions of Amazon customers globally, including support of mobile, Kindle, and digital products. We are a fun, global, and collaborative group of data experts. Come help us develop and support analytics solutions aimed at presenting the best customer navigation experience in international ecommerce.

    We are seeking an outstanding Senior Software Engineer to help build and support a cutting edge business intelligence platform and analytics program. Our primary users, an international team of taxonomists and developers, are responsible for customer-facing product navigation on global Amazon retail websites. The Browse Insights team influences day-to-day decision making for business priorities at Amazon and helps to proactively improve the customer experience through providing data targeted at product discoverability and shopping advancements.

    Amazon has a culture of data-driven decision-making, and demands business intelligence that is timely, accurate, actionable, and scalable. As a Senior Software Development Engineer on the Browse Insights team, you will work with Research Scientists and Analysts to explore innovative data opportunities. You will build and design production systems providing metrics and tooling integration, to address some of the unique challenges related to online product discovery. You will lead the design and implementation of significant technical projects and work with product/ program managers, internal customers, and other Engineering teams to influence the technical strategy of the organization.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field (or 4+ additional years work experience)
    • 3+ years relevant professional development experience, preferably in a LINUX environment
    • Proficiency in Java, C++, or C#
    • Familiarity with Database technologies such as Oracle, MySQL, Hibernate, etc.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Master’s degree in Computer Science
    • 5+ years professional software development experience
    • Proficiency in Java
    • Experience with BigData technologies such as Hadoop, Spark, Hive, or Kafka
    • Strong problem solving skills
    • Strong skills in data structures, algorithms and object oriented design
    • History of delivering high quality production systems/services
    • Familiarity with AWS
    • Knowledge of and expertise in software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle, including requirements gathering, design, coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
    • Ability to communicate effectively with users, technical teams, and management
    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation
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