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Software Development Engineer

Software Development Engineer

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Amazon Corporate LLC
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Job Description

When was the last time you went to shop at a mall? Why did you go there instead of shopping at Seeing a product? Asking questions about a product? Seeing how a product is used? Getting product support post purchase? Hanging out with other folks who identify with the product?

How can technology meet those needs? Video! In 2 years, 85% of internet traffic will be video. Now, go to - Do you see any videos? Our team is fixing that.

We own video creation, video catalog, ingestion system, and publish system that makes video available within Amazon and off Our focus is to get more creators and videos with high quality. To do this, we will build a deep understanding of the creator need.

The video creation experiences you will develop are full stack, owning front end experiences and the services that support them. We build the back end services using Java leveraging AWS technologies.

Finally, if you are like me and care about your management team - ours is diverse, experienced, and top notch. Our directors, senior managers, and peer managers have over 10 years of experience at Amazon, and I have had 15+ years experience as developer before I became a manager. All of us deeply care about your career development.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 6+ years of industry experience in architecting, implementing and operating scalable distributed software systems
  • Experience mentoring junior software engineers to improve their skills, and make them more effective and productive
  • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithms and problem solving
  • Experience with at least one modern programming language such as Python, Ruby, Java, C#, C++, Nodejs

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters or PhD in computer science
  • 6+ years of industry experience in architecting, implementing and operating scalable distributed software systems
  • Ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals.
  • Video and Media Experience
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Track record for being detail-oriented with a demonstrated ability to self-motivate and follow-through on projects

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation