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Posted:
9/12/2016
Job Category:
Software Development
2017 New Grad Software Development Engineer
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Amazon | Seattle, WA
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Job Description

Do you want take ownership on projects utilizing cutting edge technology, solve new problems that didn't exist before, and have the ability to see the impact of your work?

Amazon is growing, and we need Software Development Engineers (SDEs) who move fast, are capable of breaking down and solving complex problems, and have a strong will to get things done! SDEs at Amazon work on real world problems on a global scale. They own their systems end to end and influence the direction of our technology which impacts hundreds of millions customers around the world.

As a new grad SDE at Amazon, you can expect to design flexible, scalable solutions, and work on some of the most complex challenges in large-scale computing by utilizing your skills in data structures, algorithms, and object oriented programming. Coming to Amazon gives you the opportunity to work on a small development team in one of our many organizations; Amazon Web Services, e-Commerce Services, Kindle, Marketplace, Operations, Platform Technologies, and Retail.

Amazon is headquartered in Seattle, WA, but we also have exciting opportunities for new grads in many of our locations across the US: Austin, TX; Phoenix, AZ; Boston, MA; New York, NY; Los Angeles, CA; Irvine, CA; San Luis Obispo, CA; Santa Cruz, CA; Bay Area, CA; Madison, WI; Herndon, VA, Portland, OR, and more!

Basic Qualifications

* Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related technical discipline
* Must be currently enrolled in school or graduated within the last 6 months
* Programming experience in at least one of the following languages: Java, C++, C

Preferred Qualifications

* Strong object-oriented design and coding skills (Java and/or C++/C) with experience in UNIX/Linux or Windows environments
* Knowledge of Perl or other scripting languages a plus
* Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, and relational databases
* Experience in optimization mathematics (linear programming, nonlinear optimization)
* Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions
* Work well with ambiguous/undefined problems; ability to think abstractly
* Previous technical internship(s) preferred

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

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About Amazon

*Amazon.com was founded in July 1994 with a vision of building the Earth's most customer-centric company where visitors can find and discover anything they want to buy online. That vision has grown from an online bookstore run out of a garage to a Fortune 500 company operating in six countries with a selection that includes millions of products in an ever-growing number of categories. Amazon.com leverages its $900 million investment in technology to offer its customers unparalleled shopping experiences. Based in Seattle, Amazon.com has hundreds of software engineers working on some of the most interesting technical challenges on the planet. As a member of our team, you will be part of the evolution of e-commerce and learn from industry leaders.