Software Development Engineer - Amazon Video


Amazon Video would like to offer every movie to everyone to watch instantly anywhere.

Amazon Video delivers movies and TV shows instantly to PCs, portable devices, consoles, and TVs worldwide. You will be encouraged to see the big picture, be creative, and positively impact millions of customers. This is a young and evolving business where creativity and drive can have a lasting impact on the way video is enjoyed worldwide. Would you like to join us to help shape the future of Video?

We are hiring experienced software development engineers to build out a next generation digital video pipeline. Are you passionate about data, able to problem solve and drive a quality customer experience? In this role, you'll design and develop services that will drive localization of catalog using Machine Translation and Speech to Text technologies at Amazon scale on a mission critical global platform.

At Amazon, every engineer has the opportunity to positively impact millions of customers and you will be called on to identify and realize these opportunities.


Basic Qualifications

  • 1+ years experience with Java, C#, or C++
  • Working knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and object oriented design
  • Working knowledge of design patterns
  • Knowledge of REST and RPC service patterns and other client/server interaction models
  • Strong working knowledge of operating system fundamentals
  • Relentless customer focus
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with mission critical, 24x7 systems
  • Experience with high throughput, multi-threaded systems
  • Experience implementing and consuming large scale web services
  • Experience with big data and machine learning technologies
  • Masters degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Relentless customer focus
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication

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