Senior Software Development Engineer

3+ months agoSan Luis Obispo, CA


We are an innovative team looking for an experienced leader to drive a bold direction for our technology. Join our global team of engineers, scientists, and business leaders to grow Print On Demand publishing.

As a senior software development engineer on the Enterprise Publisher Experience team, you will lead the technology strategy across the entire book publishing process. We are looking for a curious and resilient developer to take on challenges in file ingestion, metadata validation, customer facing websites, and royalty payments. Great candidates for this position are excited by large ambiguous problems and have a strong understanding of algorithms, object-oriented design, distributed systems, micro-services, and more.

You will be responsible for contributing to the teams roadmap, improving the teams development process, mentoring engineers, and collaborating with a diverse group of business and technical partners to shape the future of our technology.

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation


Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field, or 8+ year relevant work experience Experience taking a leading role in building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design Computer Science fundamentals in data structures Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis Proficiency in, at least, one modern programming language such as C++, C#, or Java


Master's Degree in Computer Science or related field. 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 Strong problem solving, communication, presentation and interpersonal skills. Architecture skills, knowledge of design patterns, and strong fundamentals. Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and senior management to collect requirements, describe software product features, technical designs, and product strategy. Experience developing RESTful web services and complex software systems that have been successfully delivered. Experience working with cloud architecture, web services, and web sites Experience working with Linux. Hands-on expertise in many disparate technologies, typically ranging from front-end user interfaces, data stores, cloud technologies, and back-end systems. 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. You are the type of person that quickly wins the respect of peers, and jumps at the chance to share knowledge and mentor.

Job ID: Amazon-1372683