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Software Dev. Engineer (Ad Tech) - Amazon Video

Software Dev. Engineer (Ad Tech) - Amazon Video

Job ID 
554447
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
10/17/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
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Job Description

Amazon Video is changing the way millions of customers interact with video content. The Amazon Video team delivers high-quality video to Amazon customers through subscriptions (Amazon Prime) as well as purchases and rentals. Amazon believes so deeply in the mission of Amazon Video that we've launched our own studio to create original and exclusive content. Every day we face the challenges of a fast paced market and expanding technology set. As a member of the Video Playback team, you will spend your time as a hands-on engineer and a technical leader. You will play a key role in building software products and features from the ground up. You will use a wide range of technologies, programming languages and systems. Your responsibilities will include all aspects of software development. You will have the freedom and encouragement to explore your own ideas and the reward of seeing your contributions benefit tens of millions of Amazon.com customers.

Basic Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
• 5+ years industry experience in designing software architecture, leading software development groups, and operating scalable software systems
• Strong object-oriented design skills with understanding of common design paradigms
• Proficiency in modern programming language such as C, C++, C# or Java



Preferred Qualifications

• 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
• Experience and Knowledge of media container and codec formats, streaming protocols, encoding tools, is a plus. Should be willing to dive into and learn new technologies.