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Posted:
9/26/2013
Job Category:
Software Development
Software Development Engineer - Mobius
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Amazon | Seattle, WA
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Job Description

Amazon Services is one of the fastest growing businesses within Amazon. There are over 1.9 million merchants, ranging from students selling their text books to nation-wide retail chains, selling on Amazon's international marketplaces. Collectively, these merchants are responsible for selling about 1/3rd of all items ordered from Amazon.com world-wide. AmazonServices.com is the destination online for sellers to learn, sign-up and to grow their business with Amazon. The team is looking for passionate, talented, and super-smart software engineers. We're looking for people who innovate, love solving hard problems, and never take 'no' for an answer. Our engineers are top-notch software developers in the industry, who work hard, have fun, and make history.

We need your experience and expertise to enhance the experience on Amazon seller business marketing websites worldwide. We're looking for someone with superior technical knowledge in current web development technologies. Successful members of this team collaborate effectively with internal end-users, aggressive cross-functional software development teams, and technical support/sustaining engineering teams to solve problems, implement new demand generation solutions, and deliver successfully against high operational standards of system availability and reliability. We look for engineers who are excellent communicators, self-motivated, flexible, hard working, and who like to have fun.

Basic Qualifications

- Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field
- Equivalent experience to a Bachelor's degree based on 3 years of work experience for every 1 year of education
- 5+ years professional experience in software development working in SDLC or Agile methodologies
- Expertise in object-oriented design, data structures , algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
- Proficiency with an OO language (Java or C++) and design patterns
- Experience with RDBMS scaling challenges, data modeling, XML processing, SOAP, REST
- Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project

Preferred Qualifications

- Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and designing for performance, scalability, and availability
- Knowledge in SQL, XML, and Web services are a plus
- Experience with Oracle databases and user interface design/development are highly desired
- 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
- Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive
- Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast-paced environment
- Excellent written communication and verbal agility.
- Passion for intuitive user interface design and powerful user experiences

About Amazon

Where all Amazon orders come to life

 

Fulfillment is at the heart of the Amazon experience. We deliver millions of products to hundreds of countries worldwide. Our teams possess a wide range of skills and expertise, from business analysis and inventory management to engineering. With more than 80 Fulfillment Centers worldwide, Amazon Fulfillment is growing at a pace that requires the best and brightest talent to be brought in to our company to help us continue to make history.

 

The evolution of Amazon has been driven by innovation. It’s part of our DNA. We are doing things every day that have never been done before—providing a huge selection of products and continuing to fulfill orders quickly. We accomplish this by solving complex problems with ingenuity and simplicity. We're making history and the good news is that we've only just begun!

 

We create. We build. We take ownership for what we do – whether we’re developing a new technology in-house or launching a new Fulfillment Center. Together, we’re constantly creating the ideas, services and products that make life easier for Amazon’s millions of customers. Regardless of role, each Amazonian is completely focused on working hard, having fun and making history.