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Senior Software Development Engineer

Senior Software Development Engineer

Job ID 
546852
Location 
US-TX-Austin
Posted Date 
10/6/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
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Job Description

The Amazon Global Store Technology team is looking for an experienced Sr. Software Development Engineer to own the tech vision, strategy, and road map of one of the most important initiatives across Amazon. You will build and technically lead the customer experience teams to come up with innovative technology web solutions that directly improve customer experience around the world and impact a multi-billion dollar business.

In this role you will:
  • Architect new end-to-end features that bring shopping innovations to web and mobile
  • Build solutions that reach millions of new customers all over the world, providing them with a world class shopping experience in their local language, payments, and currencies
  • Work across all tiers leveraging Service-Oriented Architecture, mobile platforms, user experience, analytics and data mining
  • Drive customer experience technology for supporting customers all over the world.
  • Work closely with the business to define the expansion strategy and figure out innovative solutions to help this thriving business continue to its exponential growth
Amazon Global Store enables cross-border customers to purchase products on Amazon Marketplaces that currently ship to over 77 countries with guaranteed shipping and import duty fees. We seek to provide a customized experience that allows customers anywhere in the world to buy products from all of Amazon marketplaces. We are expanding the selection of products eligible to ship internationally, providing access to worldwide selection, adding international destinations, introducing cheaper and faster shipping options, and improving the online buying experience for international customers.

Basic Qualifications

Basic qualifications:
  • 4+ years professional experience in software development.
  • Knowledge of, at least, one modern programming language such as C, C++, C#, Java, or Perl.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • Equivalent experience to a Bachelor's degree based on 3 years of work experience for every 1 year of education.
  • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design.
  • Computer Science fundamentals in data structures.
  • Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred qualifications:
  • 8+ years professional experience in software development.
  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • Experience taking a leading role in building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers.
  • 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.
  • Experience with distributed computing and enterprise-wide systems.
  • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and senior management to collect requirements, describe software product features, technical designs, and product strategy.
  • Experience mentoring junior software engineers to improve their skills, and make them more effective, product software engineers.
  • Experience influencing software engineers best practices within your team.
  • Hands-on expertise in many disparate technologies, typically ranging from front-end user interfaces through to back-end systems and all points in between.

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