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Software Development Engineer, Search & Discovery

Software Development Engineer, Search & Discovery

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Amazon Corporate LLC
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Software Development
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Job Description

Curious on what it takes to power search and discovery of relevant items on Amazon’s business retail catalog - the largest (and growing) business retail catalog on the planet? Are you interested in learning and contributing to the product catalog search technology and experiences? Are you looking to innovate at scale, have an impact, work on a ground floor opportunity and have fun while making history bootstrapping a multi-billion business opportunity? If so, read on, this is an opportunity that you don’t want to miss.

Amazon Business Search and personalization team’s vision is to be the earth’s default discovery destination for business commerce. This group is responsible for realizing the best discovery and personalization experiences for business customers - from the visual interface to the back-end services that deliver relevant search & personalized results. As a senior technical leader of the discovery backend team, you will drive the search & discovery team's mission of engineering intelligent services that are performant and scalable - parallel processing, cloud computing and machine learning are just a few examples. You will help redefine normal for this segment of the market.

If you enjoy working in a dynamic fast paced environment with autonomy this is the career opportunity for you! If you have a passion in search & discovery areas, and care about making building state-of-the-art search, discovery and personalization algorithms, we'd love to talk to you!

Amazon Business represents an incredible opportunity to address a vast new market segment worldwide and is an area of high interest for Amazon. We are focused on building solutions that enable business customer to find, research, and buy products and services from a vast selection, across multiple devices, marketplaces and regions. Our customers include individual professionals, small businesses to large institutions (and everything in between). Our business customers have different needs than the traditional Amazon customers, so we are reinventing how we discover business selection, price products, and provide the right customer experience. You can learn more about Amazon Business offering by visiting this blog.

Basic Qualifications

  • B.S/M.S. in Computer Science or a related field
  • 7+ years professional experience in software development.
  • Proficiency in object oriented languages like Java, C# or other similar programming languages
  • Computer Science fundamentals in data structures, object-oriented design, algorithm design and problem solving.
  • Work well in a fast-moving team environment and effectively drive cross-team solutions having complex dependencies and requirements

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in Service Oriented Architecture
  • Experience building complex, scalable, and high-performance systems that have been successfully delivered to customers.
  • Experience with text search technologies & machine learning practices
  • Demonstrated ability to mentor other software developers, maintain architectural vision and software quality
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong interest in learning about and implementing distributed architectures.
  • Thrives working on ambiguous problems and has an innate ability to collaborate and influence without authority.