Senior Software Development Engineer

3+ months agoAustin, TX


Amazon Emerging Marketplace Technology team is looking for an experienced Sr. Software Development Engineer to own the tech vision, strategy, and road map of one of the most important initiatives across Amazon. You will lead teams to build innovative technology web solutions that directly improve customer experience around the world and impact a multi-billion dollar business.

In this role you will:
• Architect new end-to-end features that bring shopping innovations to web and mobile
• Build solutions that reach millions of new customers all over the world, providing them with a world class shopping experience in their local language, payments, and currencies
• Work across all tiers leveraging Service-Oriented Architecture, mobile platforms, user experience, analytics and data mining
• Drive customer experience technology for supporting customers all over the world.
• Work closely with the business to define the expansion strategy and figure out innovative solutions to help this thriving business continue to its exponential growth
The Emerging Marketplace Technology team helps customers across the world gain access to the benefits of Amazon, including Prime, by delivering a localized shopping experience for them, including features tailored to their marketplace. Customers are able to shop for products in their language, using local currency and payment methods, and gain access to our worldwide selection via the Global Store. We provide customers with products sourced from local and international vendors and sellers, delivered quickly to their door and at competitive prices.


Basic qualifications:
• 8+ years professional experience in software development.
• Knowledge of, at least, one modern programming language such as C, , , , or Perl.
• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field.
• Equivalent experience to a Bachelor's degree based on 3 years of work experience for every 1 year of education.
• Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design.
• Computer Science fundamentals in data structures.
• Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis.


Preferred qualifications:
• 8+ years professional experience in software development.
• Master's Degree in Computer Science or related field.
• Experience taking a leading role in 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.
• Experience with distributed computing and enterprise-wide systems.
• Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and senior management to collect requirements, describe software product features, technical designs, and product strategy.
• Experience mentoring junior software engineers to improve their skills, and make them more effective, product software engineers.
• Experience influencing software engineers best practices within your team.
• Hands-on expertise in many disparate technologies, typically ranging from front-end user interfaces through to back-end systems and all points in between.

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Job ID: Amazon-1185343