Amazon

Senior Software Development Engineer - ECS

1 week agoSunnyvale, CA

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Amazon's core technology services team is hiring!

When customers shop on Amazon.com, they expect a safe, simple and consistent experience. A large number of systems and services contribute to that experience, from identity services to massive data warehouses and innovations, specifically focusing on managing the incredible scale and complexity of operating one of today's most successful businesses. eCommerce Foundation (eCF) owns the core systems, services and infrastructure behind Amazon.com, delivering key aspects of the Amazon shopping experience, managing hosting for Amazon websites worldwide, and creating the services that technology teams across the company use to develop and run their systems. Our teams are diverse in focus, leveraging a range of technologies and providing thousands of services that impact shoppers, merchants and Amazon employees. We focus not only on delivering against today's technology requirements, but also thinking big to pioneer the innovations that will change the future of eCommerce. eCommerce Services (eCS) team is at the heart of eCF. The team is responsible for Amazon's critical systems for customer accounts, authentication, and order processing, including shopping cart, order contracts and workflows, global tax, promotions, ship options, and compliance enforcement. These global systems enable Amazon's businesses, from retail, marketplace and international expansion to physical stores and AWS.

Would you like to work on one of the world's largest transactional distributed systems? How about working with customers and peers from the entire range of Amazon's business on cool new features? Whether you're passionate about building highly scalable and reliable systems or a software developer who likes to solve complex business problems, then this role is for you. The software we write and the systems we own enable hundreds of millions of customers worldwide to shop for anything from a pin to a piano with the click of a mouse! Every aspect of our business interacts with our systems. We're the hub of Amazon's massive, worldwide service-oriented architecture.

As a senior software development engineer within eCS, we are looking for your technical leadership skills where you will work with a high caliber team to deliver the next generation of e-Commerce solutions that drive Amazon. In our team, you will work with product and engineering leaders across the company, and your work will contribute to the success of a series of high impact, high visibility, critical path projects.

The successful candidate is expected to contribute to all parts of the software development and deployment life-cycle, including design, development, documentation, testing and operations. They must possess strong verbal and written communication skills, be self-driven and deliver high quality results in a fast paced environment. They need to enjoy working closely with their peers in a high-performing group of very smart and talented engineers.

We're looking for people who are smart and can get things done, though the following skill sets provide a good foundation for a quick ramp up to being productive in our Java, Linux and AWS-based environment.

Come join eCS!

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

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BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 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++, Java, or Perl


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 8+ years professional experience in software development
  • Experience as a technical lead of an engineering team, or possibly several engineer teams
  • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs.
  • Experience 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
  • Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project
  • Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs.
Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

Client-provided location(s): Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Job ID: Amazon-1494564

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