Amazon

Senior Software Development Engineer

2 months agoBoston, MA

DESCRIPTION

Do you have experience working with or building information retrieval or search systems? Are you passionate about functional and operational performance? Do you want a chance to use cutting-edge tools, technologies and science to deliver value to millions of customers?

Collaborate with experienced cross-disciplinary Amazonians to develop, design, and bring to market innovative search systems in Rust to help power Alexa. Key responsibilities include,
• Design and build innovative search technologies in a large distributed computing environment.
• Improve scaling limits, speed and efficiency of search technologies.
• Build distributed storage, index, and query systems that are scalable, fault-tolerant, low cost, and easy to manage/use.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

• 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
• 4+ years of professional software development experience
• Programming experience with at least one statically-typed language such as Rust, Java, C++, or C#
• Excellent communication skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Preferred qualifications
• Enrolled in, or received a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.
• Experience with distributed systems and mature build/deployment processes.
• Adept at handling ambiguous or undefined problems as well as ability to think abstractly.
• Experience with any of the following: Rust, NLP, Statistics, Information Retrieval, Elasticsearch, Lucene, Solr.
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