Software Development Engineer
We are growing and taking on more to make the world safe for ecommerce. Amazon.com's fraud detection team is involved in a technology arms race: sophisticated criminal from all over the world are continually discovering new ways to steal from us and getting better at covering their tracks. We are pioneering new techniques to detect and neutralize them.
You may not be aware that when one places an order on Amazon.com with a stolen credit card, it's amazon that has to pay for it. Every dollar of fraud that we prevent is a dollar of profit for Amazon or a dollar that can be reinvested to deliver new features for our customers. Because of Amazon's huge scale, this a great opportunity to add hundreds of millions to the bottom line.
We have the world's most advance fraud detection software, but it still has a long way to go. Our system is complex and handles the entire order traffic flow. We need intelligent solutions built to scale fast. Come help us develop the next generation of our platform as we take the fraud detection and prevention business to the next level.
This is a great opportunity for you to build your skills and career in a fast growing team within Amazon that is winning the battle and having fun fighting fraudsters.
A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science with advanced degrees preferred
Experience with object oriented programming including Java, C++, C#, or C
5+ years of hands on software development experience
Strong technical experience developing large scale applications.
The ideal candidate will be passionate about simple and elegant software solutions, customer-centric products, and utilizing agile development processes.
Other preferred skillsets:
Relevant experience in building large scale service based system from ground up
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
Exhibits strong software development qualities including the ability to drive creative and innovation solutions to complex problems, good technical judgment, clear communication, engagement and teamwork, and can drive quality
Strong written/spoken communication skills
Experience with system architecture/design
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