Sr. Software Dev Engineer - JP Mobile Shopping

3 months ago
Job ID
Amazon Japan G.K.
Position Category
Software Development

Job Description

Japan Consumer Tech is a global software development group based in Tokyo, Japan. There are four core technical teams:
  • Fashion Technology team: is focused on building the best in-class experience for customers who shop for clothing, shoes, jewelry and watches on both desktop and mobile devices. We aspire to be the leader in fashion e-commerce and opportunistic on setting the standard. We develop features for browsing, search, detail page, and perform analytics to continuously improve the customer experience.
  • Mobile Shopping team: focuses on Japan specific initiatives in the mobile space. We work on features across all mobile platforms including mobile web, tablet, and phone applications. Our projects address two areas of customer need: invention and acceleration. We invent and innovate in areas that are specific to the Japanese mobile marketplace and work to accelerate the international expansion of globally beneficial mobile features.
  • Amazon Points and Delivery Experience (DEX) team: is focused on providing a best in class loyalty points program for all product categories on In addition to working on the Points Platform, our team integrates and works with all of Amazon’s key systems including search, product detail pages, shopping cart, order pipeline, and customer service. We also own building new delivery and fulfillment features, specifically for Japan marketplace.
  • Consumer Experience team: accelerates feature and program parity, innovation, and, where appropriate, local differentiation across all of our existing and emerging international locales. We make sure that each of our websites is a thoughtful combination of Amazon known best practices and unique last mile engineering driven by Japan’s customers’ needs. Our work spans the technology stack from front-end customer experience to back-end service technology and has very high visibility to senior leadership with small teams owning high impact projects.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Software Development Engineer to serve as a tech lead for the Mobile Shopping tech organization. You will work with an agile team of strong technical engineers, and multiple stakeholders across Amazon so the ideal candidate needs to have strong technical influence to peers across the globe, junior engineers in the team and senior engineers and thus requires strong communication skills (to both business and technical partners). Creating a reliable, scalable, and high performance service requires exceptional technical expertise, a sound understanding of the fundamentals of Computer Science, how the Web works, and practical experience building web based applications on large-scale distributed systems are prerequisites to be successful to this job. You should be somebody who enjoys working on complex system software, is customer-centric, and feels strongly about building good software as well as making that software achieve its operational goals.

Are you up for this challenge? Come join as a tech leader in our group!

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Ability to design and deliver scalable software and knows SOA
  • 6+ years professional experience in software development
  • Strong Computer Science fundamentals in data structures, algorithms, object-oriented principles and complexity analysis
  • Proficiency in problem-solving and analytic ability
  • Proficiency in, at least, one modern programming language such as Java, C++, Java, C, or C#
  • Ability to communicate in English

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Experience with web-service based systems and enterprise level system development
  • Experience 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 in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs.
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