Amazon

Senior Software Development Engineer

3+ months agoNew York, NY

DESCRIPTION

We are seeking a Senior Software Development Engineer to lead Prime Delivery Experience worldwide. Prime Delivery is the highest profile and most important benefit for Prime customers shopping on Amazon retail website. It is an incredibly innovative space since customers deeply care about the experience (e.g. speed, convenience, price) of how we deliver packages to them. This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to literally change the world by delighting millions of customers.

This Senior Engineer will be building the next generation shopping experience and systems in order to provide a world-class Prime Delivery experience. You will be work on set of technologies (full-stack) leveraging AWS and common industry standards. As a member of our team, you will work closely with the business to design and implement new features. You will contribute to all aspects of an agile software development life cycle including design, architecture, development, documentation, testing and operations. You will push your design and architecture limits by owning all aspects of solutions end-to-end, through full stack software development. You will develop highly scalable, low latency, intelligent software that will have a massive impact for customers. You have strong verbal and written communication skills, are self-driven, and can deliver high quality results in a fast-paced environment.

You should come to work with us because:
• You will be impacting millions of Amazon customers worldwide.
• You will join a strong engineering team and product managers to architect and develop the best technical design and approach
• We care about both delighting customers and high quality software. We don't sacrifice one for the other.
• We offer a fast-paced environment with a startup atmosphere. We move fast and take calculated risks.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

• 4+ years of professional software development experience
• 3+ years of programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design
• 2+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or 8+ years of equivalent professional or military experience
• Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field, or equivalent experience
• 4+ years of professional software development experience
• 3+ years of programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design
• 2+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
• Excellent software design skills.
• A strong foundation in Computer Science fundamentals, such as algorithms and data structures.
• Experience with distributed computing and enterprise-wide systems
• Self-directed and capable of working effectively in a dynamic environment
• Passion for solving complex and interesting problems
• Passion for driving great, simple, clean, efficient code
• Experience developing with Java, JavaScript, CSS, XML Web Services, HTML
• Experience influencing software engineering best practices
• Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and senior management to collect requirements, describe software product features, technical designs, and product strategy
• Hands-on expertise in many disparate technologies, typically ranging from front-end user interfaces through to back-end systems and all points in between
• Experience in working backwards from the customer and delivering innovative, simple solutions

Job ID: Amazon-1457732