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Software Development Engineer

Seattle, WA


Job summary
We're seeking a talented SDE to join our agile team of engineers in the space that powers Amazon Fresh, Prime Now, and Whole Foods Market.

In this role, you'll work with a team of engineers to design, develop, test, launch, and support software and services that power Amazon's grocery businesses. These services handle millions of customer orders per year across the globe, and are growing more every day. You'll partner directly with business leaders, product managers, operations leaders, and users in the field to shape ideas into real products and systems. You and your team will work across the entire technical spectrum of projects, from infrastructure, to back-end services, to front-end experiences on web and mobile. You'll need to design your services for rapid growth, and build them to be extensible and maintainable for accelerated development.

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• Programming experience with at least one software programming language.
• 1+ years of experience in software development
• 2+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
• Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design
• 1+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems


• 5+ years of relevant industry experience
• Master's degree in Computer Science or related field
• Programming experience in any of the following languages: Java, Ruby, C#, C++, Python, in Linux and/or Windows environments
• Experience building high throughput, low latency, fault tolerant distributed systems
• Experience developing software in an agile, team-based environment

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. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit

Job ID: Amazon-1880768
Employment Type: Other