Front End Engineer - Prime

2 months agoSanta Monica, CA


Do you want to be part of a fun smart team that builds a world-class e-commerce platform spearheading innovative technology based solutions to crack the paradox of choice for hundreds of millions of shoppers all over the world?

At Amazon we are obsessed with reinventing shopping experience on behalf of our customers, introducing them to new programs and products using seamlessly integrated technology behind the scenes. Our mission is to put each customer at center of the universe and deliver an effective personalization experience across all Amazon channels and devices. Today we are solving this world-class problem with the latest technology offerings from AWS big-data and compute platforms, API service fleets capable of 100,000+ TPS, and real-time, low-latency decision making technology that predict the best products, services and benefits that delight each individual customer.

We are expanding our engineering team and looking for an experienced Front End Engineer who is passionate about building a sleek, easy-to-use web portal that empowers an army of marketers to create hundreds of campaigns. You love to build polished, easily understandable and highly interactive interfaces using modern JavaScript technology like React. You relish the idea of building, modifying, extending, and where needed replacing UI components that best support a global infrastructure to enable our rapid expansion to many different countries, languages and locales. You should also have great problem-solving skills, and confidence in and growing your skills in many AWS technologies, including Kinesis, Lambda, DynamoDB, Aurora, EC2, ECS, and S3. You love keeping abreast of the latest technology and use it to help you innovate, and deliver software solutions that are secure, accessible, maintainable, scalable, performant, and operationally excellent.

You will work in a highly collaborative environment with many talented team members specializing product development, software / data engineering, program management and business intelligence. You should have strong leadership qualities, great judgment, good communication skills, and a track record of delivering resilient production ready products. This is a job in a high visibility and fast-paced environment where you will have a unique opportunity to create and build the products and systems that drive direct, measurable impacts to hundreds of millions of Amazon customers.


• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related technical discipline (or equivalent experience).
• 2+ years of professional front-end development.
• Skilled with common front-end technologies such as HTML, CSS, JS, TypeScript, and Node
• Experience in one or more relevant front-end frameworks such as React.
• Solid coding practices including peer code reviews, unit testing, and a preference for agile development.


• Masters degree in CS or an engineering discipline
• 5+ years of professional front end development.
• Ability to rapidly prototype and adjust in response to customer feedback
• Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills.
• Proficient in React front-end frameworks.
• Experience with building reusable UX components or libraries.
• Strong and proven UX implementation skills.
• Experience with developing scalable, distributed, front-end systems.
• 4+ years of working with HTML, CSS, JavaScript.
• 2+ years of designing web architecture and/or frameworks.
• Experience with both relational and No-SQL database such as DynamoDB, MySQL, PostgreSQL.

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Job ID: Amazon-1410245