Returnship - Software Engineer

1 month agoSan Diego, CA


This 20-week, paid, virtual employment opportunity is available to candidates who are looking to resume their professional career after experiencing 1+ years of underemployment and/or unemployment. The successful candidate will meet all of the basic qualifications of this position and can reside anywhere within the United States. Upon successful completion of the returnship, candidates may receive, but are not guaranteed, an offer for full-time employment. In addition to successfully completing the returnship requirements, offers for full-time employment are contingent upon business need and the candidate's advance commitment to relocate, if necessary, to a within commuting distance of the assigned work location office. Relocation assistance is provided for full-time employment opportunities. Full-time role for this team is open in Seattle, Bellevue and San Diego.

This program offers you a chance to revamp your skills, update your resume with new experience, and make connections with other professionals who are returning to their careers.

In Amazon' s Buyer Risk Prevention (or BRP), you'll be part of a diverse team working to protect Amazon's most important asset, it's customers, from targeted attacks from humans and bots. We've got the latest in machine learning algorithms, statistical modeling techniques and investigation tools but we need your help to keep Amazon safe. One of our interesting engineering challenges is identifying the bad actors without impacting customer experience. We use the most recent advances in machine learning and data collection to make real-time decisions to eliminate bad actors at Amazon scale.


  • 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.
  • 2+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
  • Ability to read and analyze existing code
  • Strong written, verbal, and collaboration skills
  • Self-starter with strong work ethic with a passion for problem-solving


  • 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.
  • Understanding of CI/CD and Agile software engineering practices
  • Collaborate with other engineers to share best practices and knowledge of emerging technologies.
EEO- Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit
Colorado pay range - The pay range for this position in Colorado is $ {Minimum Base Salary/2080}. Our range of benefits may include health care, employee discounts, 401(k) savings plans, paid time off, and more. This information is provided per the Colorado Equal Pay Act. Base pay information is based on market location. Applicants should apply via Amazon's internal or external careers site.

Client-provided location(s): San Diego, CA, USA
Job ID: Amazon-1434940

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