• Front-end Dev Engineer

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 1 month ago(11/5/2018 1:30 PM)
    Job ID
    708111
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Amazon is looking for a Front-end 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.

    Our team is looking for a Front-end Dev Engineer with experience on both front end interfaces and back end systems. You will help define the system architecture, own and implement specific components, and help shape the overall experience. You’ll collaborate closely with research scientists, UX researchers and designers, and other SDE team members to help define the scope of the product. As an early team member, you will take responsibility for technical problem solving, creatively meeting product objectives, and developing best practices. You will demonstrate cross-functional resource interaction to accomplish your goals. You will play a role in defining processes and methods to improve the productivity of the entire team. You are a person with a commitment to team work, who enjoys working on cutting edge technology, is customer centric, and thrives on the challenge of building something new that will eventually operate at world-wide scale.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience
    • 3+ years of overall software development experience, with an emphasis on web applications
    • Experience as a member of a UI design team participating in the complete product development life-cycle of successfully launched applications
    • Experience building rich data-driven web applications
    • Experience with modern web technologies and techniques such as HTML5, CSS3, ECMAScript 2016, CSS pre-processors (SASS, Less, Stylus), JavaScript transpilers (Babel, CoffeeScript, TypeScript), and JavaScript build tools (Browserify, WebPack, Grunt, Gulp)
    • Experience with modern JavaScript frameworks and libraries such as React, Redux, Ractive, Ember, or Angular, along with the knowledge of when to use them
    • Experience with Node.js and the NPM package ecosystem

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Demonstrated UI implementation experience, and with a portfolio of work that demonstrates detailed attention to typography, color, imagery, motion, and graphic elements
    • A passion for creating beautiful, engaging, intuitive, efficient and highly usable user interfaces
    • Experience with streaming media and HTML5 multimedia features
    • Experience with vector and motion graphics, including SVG, HTML5 Canvas, WebGL (ThreeJS) and animation via JavaScript and CSS
    • Familiarity with real-time communication mechanisms such as WebSockets and WebRTC
    • Familiarity with React Native or equivalent technology
    • Familiar emerging trends in desktop, web, and mobile app development
    • Experience with deployments, dev ops, and/or AWS
    • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
    • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role

    Amazon.com is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

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