• Senior Software Development Engineer

    Location LU-Luxembourg
    Posted Date 9 months ago(6/6/2018 5:16 AM)
    Job ID
    Amazon Europe Core SARL - LUX
    Position Category
    Software Development
  • Job Description

    We are the European Fulfillment Network (EFN) technical team, building and operating the engine of Amazon’s European retail business. Our goal is to make all products in a given country available on all of Amazon’s European websites, at the lowest possible cost, and in the language of the customer. We create services to store and ship products across the European landscape, providing the best product price and availability to our European customers. We are looking for a senior engineer who will embrace the end-to-end ownership of services that make tens of millions of retail decisions every minute, within a distributed technical environment.

    Job Responsibilities
    • Work with your team and your business stakeholders to define and understand service functional and technical requirements
    • Develop detailed architecture and design for components and services
    • Code, test, and deploy services
    • Participate in and lead code & design reviews
    • Build and test services for operational load, build monitoring systems and automate manual operations work
    • Work with peers in other Amazon Retail teams to build and scale services
    • Assist with recruiting, hiring, and growing the team
    This position is based in our EU Headquarters in Luxembourg

    The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is a diverse and multicultural country located in the heart of Europe, bordered by France, Belgium and Germany, with a total population of around half a million. Luxembourg has Luxembourgish, French and German as national languages, with English spoken by the many expatriates and most locals. The country is known for banking and a number of EU institutions plus an increasing number of technology-centric organizations. Luxembourg City boasts a rich cultural scene and a high standard of living.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field, or 4+ years relevant work experience.
    • 5+ years of software development experience.
    • Computer Science fundamentals in data structures and algorithms.
    • Significant experience in an object oriented language such as Java, Ruby, C++, etc.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Independently driven, resourceful, and able to deliver results with minimal direction.
    • Strong analytical, problem solving, and/or design skills.
    • Understanding of Software Engineering best practices.
    • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, including mentoring more junior engineers.
    • High sense of ownership, urgency, and drive.
    • Experience with SQL, service oriented architectures, and/or internet fundamentals.
    • Previous experience with retail systems – ordering, placement, etc. - is a plus.

    Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build.

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