Web Development Engineer, Amazon Video

US-WA-Seattle
3 months ago
Job ID
555870

Job Description

Are you fluent in modern web development technologies and looking for a great opportunity? Amazon video is looking for a talented Web Development Engineer. We need your experience developing dynamic, accessible, optimized, presentation-layer interfaces while collaborating with other engineers, designers, and product owners to create a cutting edge user experience that will engage with our customers more effectively. We will evaluate and leverage modern UI frameworks and Amazon Web Services. Come and join us on this fantastic journey!

You should expect to exercise both your coding skills and creative abstract thinking as you map real world engagement problems to our systems. We are investing heavily in our front-end, adopting a modern front-end framework and using new front-end technologies that will enable the creation of highly-engaging and addictive user experiences. We'll be leveraging and building on the best of UI frameworks and AWS. The skills you will gain are not Amazon Video specific and you will be able to apply them to a vast domain of problems later on.

You will join a development team that interacts with Engineers, marketing and data scientist teams. Our team researches and builds engagement channels through which we engage and stay connected with our customers, such as dynamic video ads, personalized e-mail recommendations, and social media. The services we build rely on leading edge machine learning techniques to learn about our customer needs and to match them with a wide array of video content. In short, we have exciting challenges in an industry that’s doubling in size every year, and you can be a part of it. You will be leading the efforts to build a dynamic and engaging customer experience through our various channels (email, living room devices, android/IOS apps, social media, prime video, amazon.com and many other external websites) that will unleash the power of underlying AI engine.


Successful candidates for this position will have a strong background in JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS across a range of client devices. If you are ready to truly make an impact on a product that interacts with millions of people around the world, including your own friends and family, then we would love to talk to you.

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Vet



Basic Qualifications

  • - Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field, or 5+ years relevant work experience
  • 3+ years professional experience developing front-end experiences using JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS across a range of client devices
  • Proficiency in a modern programming language such as Java
  • Knowledge of HTML document architecture
  • Knowledge of usability principles, cross-browser compatibility, and accessibility best practices
  • Ability to convert design mockups to working user interfaces with full fidelity and minimal oversight

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience writing JavaScript unit tests
  • Experience developing full stack web applications using Java
  • Experience with continuous integration and continuous deployment
  • Deep understanding of a range of JavaScript toolkits and open-source libraries
  • Knowledge of search engine optimization (SEO) principles and schema integration
  • A desire and passion to create innovative engagement experiences for Amazon Video users
  • A love of movies and TV
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