Sr. Software Development Engineer

2 months agoSan Diego, CA


Do you want to solve business challenges through innovative technology? Do you enjoy working on cutting-edge, massively scalable services technology in a fast-paced team environment? Do you love working on industry defining projects that move the needle?
At Amazon, we hire the best minds in technology to innovate & build things for the benefit of our customers. The intense focus we have on our customers is why we are one of the world's most beloved brands it is part of our company DNA. Our Software Development Engineers play an instrumental role in utilizing cutting edge technology to solve complex problems and get to see the impact of their work.
Amazon challenges are big and impact millions of customers, sellers, and countless products across the globe. Our path is not always easy so we are selective about who joins us on this journey. There is a certain kind of person who takes on software development challenges at Amazon someone excited by the idea creating new platforms, features, and services from scratch while managing ambiguity and the pace of a company whose ship cycles are measured in weeks, not years. If this is you, come build the future with us.


  • 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


  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering related technical discipline
  • Demonstrated ability to learn new technologies quickly
  • Ideally 7+ years of relevant engineering experience
  • Experience driving complex, cross-organizational projects
  • Experience creating and driving a bold vision
  • REST Architecture, Sharding, Online Transaction Processing, and associated technologies
  • Publish/subscribe or other event messaging technologies
  • Development experience with agile methodology
  • Deals well with ambiguous/undefined problems
  • Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project
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Client-provided location(s): San Diego, CA, USA
Job ID: Amazon-1506528

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