• Software Development Engineer

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 11 months ago(1/3/2018 10:33 AM)
    Job ID
    605106
    Company
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
    Position Category
    Software Development
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    We’re looking for software developers who love solving hard problems.

    Our problems involve
    · scale
    · machine learning
    · stringent latency requirements
    · complex dependency chains

    You
    · simplify complex problems
    · manage projects end-to-end
    · build effective relationships with the team, stakeholders, customers
    · craft solid designs and beautiful code

    Our culture?
    “Customer obsession rather than competitor obsession, eagerness to invent and pioneer, willingness to fail, the patience to think long-term, and the taking of professional pride in operational excellence.”

    Who we are?
    We’re the team building Marketing Automation and Payments Learning Engine (Maple), a machine learning platform serving billions of impressions per year through Amazon’s purchase path, offering Amazon and third party payment products and services. We’re a team of 30+ professionals in multiple fields: software, business intelligence, research science, product management. Some of us are new. Some of us participated in creating the platform five years ago; we’re still here. We love what we do.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering or a related technical discipline
    • 4+ years’ full-time experience in software design and development.
    • Proficiency with at least one Object Oriented language (e.g. Java, Python).
    • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis.
    • A strong track record of project delivery for large, cross-functional projects
    • Experience building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
    • Experience with building high-performance, highly-available and scalable distributed systems.
    • A willingness to dive deep, experiment rapidly and get things done

    Preferred Qualifications

    • MS in Computer Science or equivalent industry experience
    • Deep knowledge of Distributed SOA Architecture, Relational DB knowledge, ElasticSearch, DynamoDB, and various AWS technologies.
    • Exposure to Machine Learning/deep learning projects.
    • Experience of successfully mentoring junior SDEs.
    • History of teamwork and willingness to roll up one’s sleeves to get the job done.
    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

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