Software Development Engineer


Ever wondered what's involved in enabling millions of sellers to sell their products around the

world? Amazon's Merchant Technologies group does just that - building the software platform

and applications necessary for sellers to manage their business on

You'll be building cutting edge and highly distributed systems to support merchants throughout

the world who sell on Amazon. You will join a highly technical and entrepreneurial culture

defining and building the next generation of fulfilment experience. Selling on Amazon is one of

the fastest growing businesses at with about one-third of all items currently sold

originating from 3rd party merchants.

This Software Development position is for Marketplace Shipping Services group, where

innovation and the newest technologies merge to build brand new features and capabilities for

sellers and end customers.

We are working on multiple new initiatives to enable sellers to serve retail and business

customers effectively and build next generation platforms for fulfilment. Projects include Seller

Fulfilled Prime, B2B experiences, as well as platform improvements across all our services to

make them more config driven using new AWS technologies.

If you are a sharp software engineer with a creative flair, strong analytical skills, a solid

computer science foundation and the dream to be an individual contributor to Amazon's next

generation technology, we want to talk with you. Come be part of the team redefining how best

to sell on the Internet!

Basic Qualifications

  • 3+ years of industry experience
  • BS in Computer Science, Computer or Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field
  • Solid knowledge of Computer Science fundamentals (object-oriented design, datastructures and algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis)
  • Proficiency in, at least, one modern programming language such as Java, C++, or C#

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficient with Web technologies
  • MS in Computer Science or a related field
  • Solid experience in Java Services (UI and backend), Database, and customer facing APIs
  • Five years of progressively responsible work experience
  • Experience in building large scale distributed systems
  • Experience in scaling and performance tuning of large systems
  • Experience with AWS and other cloud technologies
  • Understanding of relational data modeling and SQL, as well as NoSQL technologies

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