• Software Development Engineer

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 1 month ago(12/17/2018 8:20 AM)
    Job ID
    761025
    Company
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
    Position Category
    Software Development
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Do you want to own cutting edge technology, solve new problems that didn’t exist before, and have the ability to see the impact of your successes?


    Amazon is growing, and we need SDEs/SDETs who move fast, are capable of breaking down and solving complex problems, and have a strong will to get things done. SDEs/SDETs at Amazon work on real world problems on a global scale, own their systems end to end and influence the direction of our technology that impacts hundreds of millions customers around the world.

    At Amazon an SDE/SDET can expect to design flexible and scalable solutions, and work on some of the most complex challenges in large-scale computing by utilizing your skills in data structures, algorithms, and object oriented programming. Coming to Amazon gives you the opportunity to work on a small development team in one of our many organizations; Amazon Web Services, ecommerce Services, Kindle, Marketplace, Operations, Platform Technologies and Retail.


    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
    • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures & algorithms, problem solving, and complexity analysis
    • Knowledge of, at least, one modern programming language such as C, C++, C#, Java, or Perl

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Strong, object-oriented design and coding skills (C/C++ and/or Java preferably on a UNIX or Linux platform)
    • Knowledge of Perl or other scripting languages a plus
    • Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, and relational databases
    • Experience in optimization mathematics (linear programming, nonlinear optimization)
    • Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions
    • Deal well with ambiguous/undefined problems; ability to think abstractly
    • Previous technical internship(s) preferred
    • Graduate degree a plus
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