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Support Engineer - Ordering Platform

Support Engineer - Ordering Platform

Job ID 
546966
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
6/13/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
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Job Description

At the heart of Amazon.com's tremendous selection, world class shopping experience and fulfillment is the Ordering team. The software we write and the systems we own enable over 237 million customers worldwide to order anything from a pin to a piano with the click of a mouse! Every aspect of our business interacts with our systems. We're the hub of Amazon's massive, worldwide service-oriented architecture.

The e-Commerce Platform team at Amazon Seattle is an agile team whose charter is to deliver the next generation of e-Commerce solutions. As a member of this team, your mission will be to design, develop, document and support massively scalable, distributed real time systems. Using C++, Java, object oriented design patterns, distributed databases and other innovative storage techniques, you will build and deliver software systems that support complex and rapidly evolving business requirements. eCommerce Platform Services.

The successful candidate is expected to contribute to all parts of the software development and deployment life-cycle, including design, development, documentation, testing and operations. They must possess strong verbal and written communication skills, be self-driven and deliver high quality results in a fast paced environment. They need to really enjoy working closely with their peers in a group of very smart and talented engineers.

We're looking for people who are smart and can get things done, though the following skill sets provide a good foundation for a quick ramp up to being productive in our Java, Linux and Oracle-based environment which includes a variety of Cloud storage services. We're looking for a range of experience, from brilliant and motivated new college graduates to technical leaders with the scars and battle-tested wisdom.

Basic Qualifications

- 3+ years overall development/technical support experience
- Excellent problem solving skills
- Working knowledge of scripting languages (Shell, pearl, ruby, etc…) and regular expressions
- Some OO application development experience with Java or C++
- Experience with SQL scripts
- B.S. degree in Computer Science, MIS, CIS, or a related field

Preferred Qualifications

- Experience in building/supporting large scale distributed systems
- A strong understanding of web technologies
- A strong understanding of UNIX/Linux operating systems
- Understanding of production monitoring and metrics
- Ability to communicate across technical and non-technical audiences