• Senior Software Development Engineer

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 23 hours ago(8/17/2018 11:29 AM)
    Job ID
    674637
  • Job Description

    Amazon is looking for a Senior Software Dev Engineer to join an exciting new project team working to build a completely new best in class consumer product. We are an innovative, cross-platform, customer-obsessed team, working on big-bets in an innovative environment. Our organization rewards intellectual curiosity while maintaining the direct to market product focus. Our mission is to invent and simplify large-scale solutions and bring the future to Amazon customers.

    As a Senior Software Development Engineer and founding member of the team, you will work alongside product management, research, design, and engineering (EE/ME) to define and build the essential lovable product. You will be responsible for creating reliable, scalable, and high-performance software utilizing a sound understanding of the fundamentals of Computer Science. You will have significant influence on our overall strategy by helping define these product features, drive the system architecture, and spearhead the best practices that enable a quality product.

    Basic Qualifications

    · Bachelor's degree in computer science or related technical discipline or industry experience.
    · 7+ years of professional software development experience.
    · Experience leveraging object oriented design practices in Java, C++ and or .Net.

    Preferred Qualifications

    · MS or Ph.D. in Computer Science or related technical discipline.
    · Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
    · Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive.
    · Experience building large scale web services with a low operational overhead.
    · Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences.
    · Knowledge of Linux/Unix tools and architecture.


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


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