Software Development Engineer

3+ months agoSeattle, WA


We are looking for a ML-minded software development engineer to join an initiative with strategic significance and high visibility. In this initiative you will build, from the ground up, a ML-powered short-form video feed on OTT devices. You will embrace the innovation to launch an OTT app of short-form videos that allows users to serendipitously discover engaging content and satisfy their personalized needs to interact (rent/subscribe/share, etc.) This will establish the basis for brand content experiences on OTT, and eventually provide high quality traffic for brand advertisers.

You will tackle some of the most intriguing problems in building highly scalable services for video streaming. This role requires deep technical expertise, excellent communications, and ability to hit the ground running. You will be responsible for solving algorithmically complex problems, frontend and backend services that can scale to millions of requests and deployed globally delivering an exceptional customer experience. As innovators we embrace new technology. You will be empowered to choose the right highly scalable and available technologies to solve complex problems.

Amazon is investing heavily in building a world class advertising business and we are responsible for defining and delivering a collection of self-service performance advertising products that drive discovery and sales. Our products are strategically important to our Retail and Marketplace businesses driving long term growth. We deliver billions of ad impressions and millions of clicks daily and are breaking fresh ground to create world-class products. We are highly motivated, collaborative and fun-loving with an entrepreneurial spirit and bias for action. With a broad mandate to experiment and innovate, we are growing at an unprecedented rate with a seemingly endless range of new opportunities.

Now is Day 1 to revolutionize OTT into a destination for brand advertising, shopping, and social experiences. If you enjoy building consumer-facing applications and solving challenging problems in video streaming technology, Come join us!

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• Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design
• A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of technical education and work experience.
• Excellent interpersonal and written communication skills.


• Experience implementing and consuming large scale web service
• Experience or background in streaming video delivery is a plus
• Experience with Machine Learning is a plus

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Job ID: Amazon-1484957