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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
9/12/2016
Job Category:
Software Development
Software Development Engineer - Ordering Platform
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Amazon | Seattle, WA
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Job Description

At the heart of Amazon.com's tremendous selection, world class shopping experience and fulfillment is the Ordering team. The software we write and the systems we own enable over 237 million customers worldwide to order anything from a pin to a piano with the click of a mouse! Every aspect of our business interacts with our systems. We're the hub of Amazon's massive, worldwide service-oriented architecture.

The e-Commerce Platform team at Amazon Seattle is an agile team whose charter is to deliver the next generation of e-Commerce solutions. As a member of this team, your mission will be to design, develop, document and support massively scalable, distributed real time systems. Using C++, Java, object oriented design patterns, distributed databases and other innovative storage techniques, you will build and deliver software systems that support complex and rapidly evolving business requirements. eCommerce Platform Services.
The successful candidate is expected to contribute to all parts of the software development and deployment life-cycle, including design, development, documentation, testing and operations. They must possess strong verbal and written communication skills, be self-driven and deliver high quality results in a fast paced environment. They need to really enjoy working closely with their peers in a group of very smart and talented engineers.

We're looking for people who are smart and can get things done, though the following skill sets provide a good foundation for a quick ramp up to being productive in our Java, Linux and Oracle-based environment which includes a variety of Cloud storage services. We're looking for a range of experience, from brilliant and motivated new college graduates to technical leaders with the scars and battle-tested wisdom.

Basic Qualifications- Bachelors or Master's Degree in Computer Science or related field

* 1-4 years of industry experience.
* Solid experience in Java, C++ or C# (expert in at least one)
* Solid expertise in Data Structures and Algorithms
* Solid understanding of Object Oriented design and concepts
* Experience in Perl, Ruby, or Python (at least one)
* Solid UNIX or Linux experience.
* Good understanding of networking concepts
* Experience with scaling and performance of large distributed systems
* Great understanding of database theory and solid experience in at least one relational DBMS
* Good interpersonal and communication skills
* Obsession with quality and customer experience - Attention to detail coupled with ability to think abstractlyPreferred Qualifications- Experience with building high throughput, distributed and scalable systems
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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.