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Software Development Engineer

Software Development Engineer

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Amazon Fulfillment Services, Inc.
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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 group’s vision is to be the earth's default discovery destination for business commerce. This group is responsible for realizing the best search, discovery and personalization experiences for business customers - from the visual interface to the back-end services. As a member of the frontend team, you will contribute to the mission of developing extraordinary user interfaces that help the business customers to easily discover products from the vast selection across all devices and form factors. 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 for how web applications should be built, are interested in upcoming web standards, and care about making building state-of-the-art search, discovery and personalization user experiences, 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 add and display 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
  • 4+ years professional experience in software development.
  • Experience in XHTML, Javascript, CSS and modern web technologies
  • Experience developing with MVC/MVM frameworks (e.g. AngularJS, Backbone.JS, or GWT)
  • Computer Science fundamentals in data structures, object-oriented design, algorithm design and problem solving.
  • Work well in a fast-moving team environment and effectively deliver technical implementations having complex dependencies and requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Passion for creating efficient, scalable web interfaces
  • Experience developing web front end features in a complex, scalable, and high-performance systems that have been successfully delivered to customers.
  • Understanding of web services technologies such as SOAP, HTTP, WSDL, XSD, and REST
  • Experience with full stack web development
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain high bar for software quality
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience implementing software with complex integrations
  • Strong interest in learning about and playing with the latest technologies and building compelling web applications and UI