Software Development Engineer

3+ months agoArlington, VA


Are you interested in working for earth's most customer centric company? Are you excited about building high visibility, impactful, technical innovation from ground up that completely changes the experience for millions of Amazonians? Would you like the opportunity and freedom to build amazing, full-stack applications for your customers? The Amazonian Experience Technology (AET) group is growing rapidly, looking for a highly-motivated, passionate, hard-working, and talented Software Development Engineer (SDE) to innovative, build mission critical custom solutions that power Amazon's massive workforce globally. Our team is highly collaborative, fast moving, and has a fun culture combined with engineering and DevOps mindset. As a member of the team, you will influence, our overall strategy by defining product features, designing system architecture, promoting best practices and developing the quality product. This is a high visibility team where you will get an enormous opportunity to build products that has a direct positive impact on all Amazonians lives every day.

Amazon is building the world's most customer-obsessed Immigration platform. Our new Immigration management system enables Amazonians to serve Amazonians - from offer to exit by integrating with other employee services tools. The new system manages and provides a 360-degree view of an employee's visa and work sponsorship journey from pre-hire to post hire stage. By offering a combination of self-service and automated modules, integrating with cross systems, it reduces administrative friction, cost, error, and overall immigration policy compliance risks faced by the employees and the company. Unlike other commercial off-the-shelf software, our custom Immigration Management System provides case management, self-service portal and immigration compliance assessment features that enables Amazon's increasing need and ability to hire talent globally.

We are looking for a results-oriented, innovative Software Development Engineer. As a SDE, you will work closely with customers, product managers, peer cross team developers to design, build and deploy full-stack applications, using languages including, but not limited to, Java, Ruby, JavaScript, Python, React, Node.js, HTML, and CSS. Amazon uses a wide variety of stacks and frameworks, hosted on the industry-leading AWS platform. If you're excited about cloud computing, AI/ML, want to lead from the innovative edge, learn AWS Services like Lex, Lambda, Connect, S3, DynamoDB, Transcribe, Translate, Comprehend, SageMaker, Amplify, and Kinesis, this is just the beginning. Our ideal candidate thrives in a fast-paced environment, enjoys the challenge of highly complex business processes, has strong verbal and written communication skills, is self-motivated, can deliver high quality results in an agile environment.


• 3+ years of programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design
• 2+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems
• 4+ years of professional software development experience
• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field
• Computer Science fundamentals in data structures, algorithms, problem solving and complexity analysis


• Proficient in AWS
• Experience with agile development
• Experience using source control (e.g. GIT) and CI/CD
• Professional experience with Java, Python and Ruby programming languages
• Experience with Mulesoft, Adobe, OnBase, Informatica, and Salesforce
• Knowledge of engineering practices and standards for the full development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
• Experience influencing engineering best practices within your team
• Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe product , and technical designs
• Hands-on expertise in many disparate technologies, typically ranging from front-end user interfaces through to back-end systems
• Experience mentoring junior engineers to improve their skills, and make them more effective
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Job ID: Amazon-1456327