• Senior Software Development Engineer

    Location US-CA-San Francisco
    Posted Date 2 days ago(11/18/2018 7:22 AM)
    Job ID
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
    Position Category
    Software Development
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Amazon Music

    Imagine being a part of an agile team where your ideas have the potential to reach millions. Picture working on cutting-edge consumer-facing products, where every single team member is a critical voice in the decision-making process. Envision being able to leverage the resources of a Fortune-500 company within the atmosphere of a start-up. Welcome to Amazon Music, where ideas are born and come to life as Amazon Music Unlimited, Prime Music, and so much more.

    Everyone on our team has a meaningful impact on product features, new directions in music streaming, and customer engagement. We are looking for new team members across a variety of job functions including software engineering/development, marketing, design, ops and more. Come join us as we make history by launching exciting new projects in the coming year.

    Our team is focused on building a personalized, curated, and seamless music experience. We want to help our customers discover up-and-coming artists, while also having access to their favorite established musicians. We build systems that are distributed on a large scale, spanning our music apps, web player, and voice-forward audio engagement on mobile and Amazon Echo devices, powered by Alexa to support our customer base. Amazon Music offerings are available in countries around the world, and our applications support our mission of delivering music to customers in new and exciting ways that enhance their day-to-day lives.

    Amazon Music is looking for a talented Software Engineer to join us in revolutionizing the digital music customer experience. You will work on Amazon's leading digital music products on Android, Kindle, and other platforms. We have a focus on quality, so we like modular, reusable designs, continuous integration, and automated test frameworks. At Amazon Music, our environment frees up developers to do what they do best: innovate and implement. We love to work with smart people who have a strong sense of ownership and strong engineering mindset.

    You are highly-motivated and thrive in an environment where problems are open-ended. You enjoy engaging in passionate discussions and letting the best ideas rise to the top. You see your mistakes as learning opportunities and continually look for ways to improve yourself, your team and your products. You understand that not all solutions come easily and don’t shy away from hard work to reach your goals. You are excited about the opportunity to engage in developing a top notch consumer web application and user experience.

    Come innovate with the Amazon Music team!

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field, with 5+ years experience
    • Experience in delivering products from inception
    • Expertise in OOAD and System Design
    • Expertise in any modern programming language such as Java, Node JS etc

    Preferred Qualifications

    • 5+ years of experience building production software
    • Experience delivering web scale, highly available and distributed interfaces and data storage
    • Experience with iterative, agile development methodologies (including scrum)
    • Excellence in verbal and written communication with peers and senior leaders
    • A solid grounding in Computer Science fundamentals (based on a BS or MS in CS or related field)
    • Experience in promoting and developing next generation of company leaders
    • Experience with A/B testing, ML based optimization and mobile app experience is a plus
    Amazon.com is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
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