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Software Development Engineer

Software Development Engineer

Job ID 
235207
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 
7/16/2015
Company 
Amazon Corporate LLC
Position Category 
Software Development
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Job Description

The Digital Store Platform team (DSP) creates the fundamental building blocks used by Amazon Digital Content teams to build their Website, Kindle e-ink/tablet, and 3rd Party device stores. DSP also provides order processing, fulfillment and subscription services used by all Digital products at Amazon. DSP drives architectural and operational improvements across all Digital stores to enable us to delight Amazon customers with a highly available, low latency and feature-rich shopping experience. Our core function is to scale for growth and innovate to enable business/feature expansion.

Come help us build the next generation of the Digital Store Platform at Amazon! The team is seeking a rock star developer to help architect, design, and build improvements to mission critical systems that power every digital transaction at Amazon across multiple surfaces and marketplaces targeted towards our Domestic and International customers.

As a key team member, you will get the opportunity to own major deliverables of this initiative and all aspects of the development cycle: scoping, design, coding and testing using an agile process. You'll have an opportunity to work with other teams throughout Amazon to flesh out cross-team requirements and designs. You'll also put your experience, expertise, and creativity to work in determining/recommending the best designs based on business objective, timeline, and resource constraints.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field, or 4+ years of relevant work experience
  • 2+ years professional experience in software development
  • 2+ years of experience with object-oriented design and data structures
  • 2+ years of industry experience in, at least, one modern programming language, such as Java or C#

Preferred Qualifications


  • Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
  • Experience building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
  • Experience building highly-available distributed systems
  • 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
  • Ability to take a project(s) from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project(s)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills preferred

    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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