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Software Development Engineer II

Software Development Engineer II

Job ID 
558557
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
7/12/2017
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
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Job Description

The Amazon Kindle team is seeking an enthusiastic and talented Software Development Engineer for Kindle Non-fiction team. In this position, you will work on building innovative solutions to increase reading demand of non-fiction books on Kindle devices and apps.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about building innovative, exceptional quality, and scalable software to create a great experience for our Kindle customers. If you think you have an urge to work on a high impact project and improve the reading experience of millions of Kindle customers every day, then you would love to work with us.

We have just started the development of some exciting features and this might be a great opportunity for someone who likes to build systems from scratch. To know more details, apply for this position and get in touch with us.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Engineering, or related technical field
  • 5+ years of professional software development experience
  • Excellent programming skills in object-oriented languages including C, C++, C#, or Java
  • Strong fundamentals in core Computer Science areas like Data Structures and Algorithms
  • Familiarity with various software technologies, methodologies and applied software engineering practices/standards
  • A deep appreciation of scalability issues and high volume data handling

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with cloud architectures that scale horizontally
  • Quickly adapt to new development environments and changing business requirements
  • Create reliable/maintainable code, and find creative and scalable solutions to hard problems
  • Self-directed and capable of working effectively in a dynamic environment
  • Mobile software development