Senior Software Development Engineer

3+ months agoVancouver, Canada


Are you passionate about enabling millions of customers around to world buy anything, anywhere, anytime? Dealing with large scale distributed systems, orchestrating the entire retail ordering workflow?
We, the ordering team, need strong software development engineers, able to dive deep into abstract problems and come up with innovative designs to help us continuously make our platform ready for our current and future challenges.
SDEs at Amazon work on real world problems on a global scale, own their systems end to end and influence the direction of our technology that impacts hundreds of millions customers around the world. At Amazon an SDE can expect to design flexible and scalable solutions, and work on some of the most complex challenges in large-scale computing by utilizing your skills in data structures, algorithms, and object oriented programming. Come to Amazon and work in one of our teams in the eCommerce services group.


• 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 related field, or 10+ year relevant work experience
- 10 or more years' experience in software development
- Full Computer Science proficiency in OO design, data structures and algorithm design
- Proficiency in a modern programming language such as C++ or Java


- Demonstrated ability to work around big, complex problems with ambiguous nature
- Ability to think abstractly and communicate concise way forward
- Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems architecture, algorithms, and relational databases
- Excellent team player
- Strong communication skills both verbal and written
- Strong, object-oriented design and coding skills (C/C++ and/or Java preferably on a UNIX or Linux platform)
- Experience with Data warehouse technologies
- Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions
- Experience with system architecture/design
- Experience with distributed systems operating in a scalable/high volume environment

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