Software Development Engineer

US-WA-Seattle
5 months ago
Job ID
544826
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category
Software Development

Job Description

Our vision is enable customers to subscribe to all the services they want and get access to all the content they want. Membership with Amazon Services should be easy to manage and incredibly easy to use. The Kindle Subscription team plays a key role in making this vision happen by providing a easy-to-use APIs and Platforms for making subscriptions easy to build and run. We are looking for a creative, deeply technical and customer-obsessed SDEs to implement new technology solutions that defines the future of helping customers get access to all forms of digital content.

Customers shop for books, magazines, audible books, movies and music and want to access them from every device, wherever they are. We create platforms that give customers what they want, when they want it.

We are looking for a passionate, talented, and innovative SDE who enjoys solving difficult problems and delivering high-performance, highly-available, and extremely scalable systems. The SDE has an opportunity to implement projects related to new caching mechanisms, latency goals, scaling for high transactions, and optimization of shopping experience for various form factors.

If you are a sharp software engineer with a creative flare, with a solid software engineering and computer science foundation, and desire to be a leader in delivering the next generation technology, we want to talk with you. Joining our team provides the unique challenge and opportunity to develop cutting edge software that shapes the industry. The ideal candidate will draw upon solid analytical, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills, and an entrepreneurial spirit with a strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive.
This role will have a profound impact on millions of readers, listeners and viewers. Come help us reinvent subscriptions!

Basic Qualifications

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent
  • 2+ years of industry experience.
  • Experience in OOP, Java or C++, Perl, and Web development (AJAX, JavaScript, HTML, CSS), highly scalable systems, device development and performance testing.
  • 2+ years of industry experience in object-oriented design and software construction in Java or C++

Preferred Qualifications

You are technical and have experience developing scalable web applications, with a penchant for building elegant and maintainable systems that get the job done with minimal complexity.
  • You have excellent interpersonal skills and enjoy working in a highly iterative, agile, and open team environment.
  • You build the right product for your customers and pride yourself on delivering products on-time against deadlines.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Hands-on technical expertise.
  • Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • A deep understanding of cross-functional multiple-team based software development.
  • A business and technical vision and the ability to translate these in business and technical approaches, and lead engineering efforts to meet aggressive timelines with optimal solutions
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