Software Development Engineer

3+ months agoSeattle, WA


Huddles is the name of our team. Our aim is to delight customers across Amazon by connecting them through chat with Amazon businesses, friends and families throughout their Amazon experience. We do this by providing a chat/messaging platform that can be easily integrated to different services within Amazon. Currently, our platform powers the chat for every day customer experiences such as Prime Video Watch Parties, Delivery driver to customer chat experience, Amazon Live chat and the chat available on shared Lists.

As a developer on our team you will have the chance to be creative, proposing both new features and the technical solution to build them. Our team owns the complete full stack which gives you the opportunity to tackle front-end rendering challenges, the underlying data models and back-end processing capability. If you would love ownership of a complete product, opportunity to develop new customer interactions and be part of building a world class chat platform, then come talk to us. If you love front-end development or are committed to developing those skills then we are really excited to hear from you.

Successful candidates need to be innovative, flexible, self-directed, able to design and write reliable, maintainable and high-performance code. You must be able to deal with ambiguity, make data-driven decisions, multi-task and deal with complexity. If you enjoy working in a dynamic environment and like the idea of working autonomously, this is the career opportunity for you.


• 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.
• 2+ years of non-internship professional software development experience


• Experience building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
• 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
• Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project
• Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs.
• Experience in front-end development such as React Native framework.
• Skilled with common front-end technologies such as HTML, CSS, JS, TypeScript, and Node Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

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Job ID: Amazon-1340331