• Software Dev Engineer II, Amazon Imaging

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 5 months ago(10/30/2018 10:37 AM)
    Job ID
    702063
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    The Amazon Imaging Quality team processes images and organizes information for billions of products, ensuring that each product image empowers customers to make informed purchasing decisions. We are looking for an innovative and result-oriented SDE to build our next generation of systems that detect and take action on image attributes across billions of product images, using our internally developed machine learning and computer vision capabilities.

    We are seeking a Software Engineer that is a technology leader and demonstrates exemplary practice in design and implementation of new services. You will drive solutions for scalable, efficient, and fault tolerant services. You will act as a thought leader to influence our overall strategy by helping define product features, driving system architecture, and spearheading best practices that enable a quality product. The ideal candidate will be passionate about solving engineering challenges in distributed systems at massive scale on an ongoing basis and have a demonstrable record of accomplishment for delivering successful products. We offer a dynamic workplace that provides an innovative and passionate environment in a highly collaborative and multidisciplinary of Applied Scientists and Software Development Engineers. We take pride in developing and applying cutting-edge Machine Learning technologies and products that optimize the best customer experience.

    Major responsibilities:
    As a Software Development Engineer, you will:
    · Be responsible for the architecture of software solutions, determining current limitations and compatibility between subsystems, the selection of new concepts and methodology, and the development of major features and services
    · Develop cloud services processing millions of images by leveraging state-of-the-art technology and ML algorithms
    · Provide technical leadership and contribute to the definition, development, integration, test, documentation, and support of Java and C++ software, as well as and introduce new concepts and methodology
    · Partner with scientists and domain experts to launch machine-learning applications in production
    · Integrate ML algorithms and computer vision capabilities with other cloud services
    · Instill best practices for software development and documentation, making sure designs meet requirements, and delivering quality software on schedules

    Basic Qualifications

    • Strong experience in applying object oriented design principles
    • Track record of successfully executing technically challenging problems in a corporate environment
    • Understanding of multiple Software Development Lifecycles (SDLCs) including Agile and Scrum
    • Experience with building and delivering enterprise-grade software
    • 2+ years working in a software as a service environment (e-commerce or other high scale services)
    • Strong technical credentials, with at least 5 years of technical engineering experience in algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Masters or Doctorate in Computer Science, Engineering or related field
    • Domain expertise in image processing, computer vision, and/or machine learning technologies
    • Strong ability to design software and system architectures, and communicate them effectively
    • Create reliable/maintainable code, and find creative and scalable solutions to difficult problems
    • Ability and willingness to multi-task and learn new technologies quickly
    • Excellent judgment, organizational and problem-solving skills
    • Prior knowledge of AWS services (SQS, Lambda, Step Functions, S3, RedShift, DynamoDB, etc.)
    • Experience with very large scale distributed systems that operate under strict SLAs
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