Software Development Engineer

Amazon30 days ago
New York, US
Amazon

About this job

Job type: Full-time
Role: Backend Developer



Technologies

java, c#, design



Job description

Amazon is investing heavily in building a world class advertising business and we are responsible for defining and delivering a collection of self-service performance advertising products that drive discovery and sales. Our products are strategically important to our Retail and Marketplace businesses driving long term growth. We deliver billions of ad impressions and millions of clicks daily and are breaking fresh ground to create world-class products. We are highly motivated, collaborative and fun-loving with an entrepreneurial spirit and bias for action. With a broad mandate to experiment and innovate, we are growing at an unprecedented rate with a seemingly endless range of new opportunities.
You will build services to handle billions of requests per day, while maintaining response latencies in the milliseconds and meeting strict SLA requirements. Our systems and algorithms operate on one of the world's largest product catalogs and it is quite routine for our systems to operate on massive datasets using distributed frameworks. We consistently strive to improve the customer search and browse experience. You will not merely go through the full software development cycle but more importantly drive appropriate technology choices for the business, lead the way for continuous innovation, and shape the future of e-commerce. You will develop distributed solutions with service oriented architecture to build high performance platforms to service world's largest selection to millions of customers.

We are a highly motivated, collaborative and fun-loving team building a high growth business. We are entrepreneurial and have a bias for action with a broad mandate to experiment and innovate. This is an opportunity to make a significant impact on the future of the Amazon vision.

In this role you will be design new and rebuild existing solutions for the fast growing scale of the next generation of advertising services.

As a Software Development Engineer at Amazon, you will drive the technical direction of our offerings and solutions, working with many different technologies. You will design and code, troubleshoot and support. What you create is also what you own.

A successful candidate will have the satisfaction of seeing their work on the Amazon.com website and numerous other websites, where it will be viewed by tens of millions of customers and will drive quantifiable revenue impact, broaden their technical skills and work in an environment that thrives on creativity, experimentation, and product innovation. A role with direct impact on the success of advertising at Amazon.

Skills & requirements

· 2+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
· Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design
· 1+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems.
Preferred qualifications:

· Advanced Degree (MS/ME) in computer science or related discipline or 4+ years of relevant industry experience
· Experience working in critical systems with customers impact and the Internet advertisement industry is a plus
· Experience with Amazon Web Services is a plus
· Experience with design and architecture of scalable systems
· Experience in integration testing
· Ability to learn new technologies and systems
· Strong sense of ownership and drive
· Sharp problem solving skills and ability to resolve ambiguous requirements
Amazon.com is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.



Location

New York, US

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