Sr. Software Development Engineer
- Arlington, VA
Prime Video is rapidly creating new experiences by bringing the biggest live events to our global base of customers. Our teams are known for building the future of how people watch movies and TV shows, and with our recent launches of NFL Thursday Night Football, MLB TV, NBA league pass, ATP Tennis, and many more, we are bringing our innovation to Live events around the world.
We are looking for smart, motivated Software Development Engineer who can help in building our platform for delivering live video events to our customer. If you have experience building large-scale, high-performance, customer-centric products and are interested in designing multi-tier services to handle large datasets, complex domains, and problems at Amazon scale, this is the job for you.
Our innovative systems include high efficient and large scale platforms built on Amazon's AWS cloud computing infrastructure. For this position you will have a strong background in OO design with Java/C++. Experience working with web services, XML, JSON, Apache services is desired. Linux system development experience is a plus. Equally important to these specific skills is the ability to multi-task, quickly adapt to new development environments and changing business requirements, learn new systems, create reliable/maintainable code, and find creative and scalable solutions to difficult problems.
You are highly-motivated and thrive in an environment where problems are open-ended. You enjoy engaging in passionate discussions with smart people and letting the best ideas rise to the top. You see your mistakes as learning opportunities and continually look for ways to improve yourself, your team and your products. You understand that not all solutions come easily and don't shy away from hard work to reach your goals. You are excited about the opportunity to engage in developing a top notch consumer web application and user experience.
• 4+ years of professional software development experience
• 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
• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related field
• 2+ year's professional experience in software development using Java or C++,or other object-oriented language
• Computer Science fundamentals in system design, data structures and algorithm design, and complexity analysis
• Experience releasing highly scalable products
• Experience implementing and consuming large scale web services
• Working knowledge of service-oriented patterns
• Bachelors or other advanced degree Meets/exceeds Amazon's leadership principles requirements for this role Meets/exceeds Amazon's functional/technical depth and complexity for this role
• Graduate degree in a related technical field
• Experience with critical, 24x7 systems
• Experience with high throughput, multi-threaded systems
• Fluency in more than one programming language (e.g. Java, C++, Go, Kotlin, Clojure, Scala, Ruby, Python, Perl)
• Knowledge of functional architecture a plus
• Experience with AWS services highly desirable
• Meets/exceeds Amazon's leadership principles requirements for this role
• Meets/exceeds Amazon's functional/technical depth and complexity for this role
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