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Sr. Software Development Engineer

Sr. Software Development Engineer

Job ID 
557716
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
7/11/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
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Job Description

Join us as we revolutionize the book industry. We are looking for candidates who are passionate about delivering an amazing experience to our Kindle authors and readers.

We are looking for a skilled software developer to focus on owning the end-to-end experience of content ingestion, quality and publishing, building performant and scalable systems of the highest quality.

Kindle Direct Publishing has empowered a new wave of self-motivated creators, tearing down barriers that once blocked writers from reaching readers. Our team builds rich applications and systems that empower anyone to realize their dream of becoming a published author. We strive to provide an experience that is powerful, yet simple to use and accessible to all. This role will help design and engineer the future of the book industry. We focus on building tools that enable authors to design high quality digital and print books, reaching readers all around the world. By providing an excellent set of tools for our authors, we will help their works reach more readers.

Great candidates for this position possess a sound understanding of computer science and a passion to make a profound impact for our authors and readers. You will have the opportunity to apply this passion by leveraging your technical skills in areas such as algorithms, object-oriented design, distributed systems, machine learning and more. You also have the opportunity to collaborate with diverse business and technical partners to shape our technology. You will be the voice of authors and readers, driving technological innovation to create an unparalleled content creation and discovery experience.

Come join us as we continue to revolutionize the book industry!

Basic Qualifications



- 8+ years of software engineering and product delivery experience, with strong background in algorithms and high performance distributed systems.
- Expert in at least one modern programming language such as C++, C#, or Java


Preferred Qualifications


- Interest and/or experience in one or more of the following:
- Functional programming
- Microservices
- Text and image processing algorithms
- Machine learning algorithms
- Amazon Web Services
- Distributed Systems