Front End Development Engineer


Amazon – World Wide Advertising - The Advertising Products group is at the center of Advertising for and our third party advertisers. We are innovating at the intersection of advertising and e-commerce. We have built a platform for cutting edge advertisements that integrate video, social media and product information. We work with our clients to build new products and create impactful, effortless branding to be seen on Kindle, mobile and display. You would be working with alongside some of the smartest Engineers at Amazon on our largest Big-Data platform.

We are looking for an expert Front End Software Engineer to help us build the next generation of UI experiences and self service tools. We are seeking that rare combination of solid coding background, but an aptitude and love to apply cutting edge UI frameworks (NodeJs, ReactJS, etc), challenge the status quo and raise the UX bar on every product you build. You have a proven record of mastering at least one front end framework, and have passion to help us make our front end the best on earth. As a key team member, you will help build and scale a combination of self-service tools, customer-facing shopping experiences on worldwide, rapid UI experimentation and analytics UI interfaces.

Basic Qualifications

  • 3+ years working with HTML, XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, and general Web 2.0 techniques
  • 3+ years developing web applications for mobile platforms
  • Experience with usability principles, cross-browser compatibility, and HTML document architectures
  • Experience with data structures fundamentals

Preferred Qualifications

  • Domain of ReactJS, NodeJs or a modern front end framework
  • Advanced CSS skills
  • Experience building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
  • 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 from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project
  • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs.
  • Experience improving web latency in complex large scale deployments.
  • Ability to convert a design document into a working user interface with no loss in fidelity

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

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