• Software Development Engineer

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 12 months ago(10/24/2017 1:42 PM)
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    United States
  • Job Description

    We’re reinventing the new hire experience at Amazon. Would you like to join us?

    Our team owns Embark – a tool that is Amazon’s one-stop-shop for all things onboarding. We’re looking for a talented Software Development Engineer to join the team who’s excited to help us improve the employee experience.

    Our team has a highly collaborative, fast moving, and fun culture. As a member of the team you will be responsible for leading the development and launch of a variety of core product features. You will influence our overall strategy by helping define these product features, design the system architecture, and promote the best practices that enable a quality product.

    The ideal candidate is passionate about the customer experience, takes pride in building high quality software, and has a demonstrable track record of successfully delivering new features and products. They value collaboration, making data-driven decisions, and can comfortably communicate with others, in both technical and non-technical roles.

    Basic Qualifications

    • 1+ years experience building successful production software systems
    • Bachelors Degree in CS or related field, or equivalent experience
    • Effective communication skills Proficiency in at least one modern programming language (e.g Javascript, Java, Python, Ruby)
    • Experience in full stack development
    • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills

    Preferred Qualifications

    • An understanding of design for scalability, performance and reliability.
    • Demonstrated ability to mentor other software developers to maintain architectural vision and software quality
    • Proficiency in a variety of the tools of the trade, including a variety of modern programming languages
    • Experience with Ruby on Rails and React
    • 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
    • Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project
    • Experience in communicating with users, UX designers, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs
    • Familiar with web standards and protocols such as HTTP, DNS, TCP/IP, and socket APIs in general

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

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