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Sr. Software Development Engineer

Sr. Software Development Engineer

Job ID 
606430
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
1/3/2018
Company 
Amazon.com Services, Inc.
Position Category 
Software Development
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Job Description

Do you want to work on changing the way our customers think about reading non-fiction books on Kindle? Are you interested in showcasing high quality customer experience features? The Amazon Kindle team is seeking an enthusiastic and talented Senior Software Development Engineer for Kindle Non-fiction team. In this position, you will work on building innovative solutions for non-fiction reading on Kindle devices and apps. This important team member will help us implement new features on Kindle store, details pages , search and personalization to increase the visibility of reading non-fiction eBooks via Kindle devices & app. This high growth initiative requires a software expert who should be willing to coordinate across central teams, experiment with new feature and promotion placements, keeping the customer experience in mind.

The ideal candidate has to have a mix of strong analytical skills and a passion for creative innovation in customer-focused experiences. The candidate should be comfortable with experimenting and learning, pushing the envelope on improving customer experience and discoverability. We are looking for someone who can deliver results in a fast-paced environment and can work across teams to take an idea from conception to execution.

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

  • 8+ years engineering experience required in OO design and coding skills in Java or C++
  • Experienced technical leader driving architecture and implementation
  • Experience in translating requirements into technical design specifications and documentation, as well as executing development projects from conception to delivery
  • Familiarity with various software technologies, methodologies and applied software engineering practices/standards such as OOD, Java/J2EE, Tomcat, Struts, Spring and AJAX

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong OO design and coding skills in Java or C++
  • Rich, hands-on experience developing with HTML, XML, CSS, JavaScript, Oracle and Linux/Unix
  • Experience developing, testing, deploying and supporting large-scale software systems
  • Self-directed and capable of working effectively in a dynamic environment
  • Experience in translating requirements into technical design specifications and documentation, as well as executing development projects from conception to delivery
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills