• Software Development Engineer

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 6 days ago(12/4/2018 9:51 AM)
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    United States
  • Job Description

    About us:

    Fulfillment by Amazon (FBA) leverages Amazon's global fulfillment and customer service network for third party sellers who want to grow their business on and off Amazon.com. FBA enables customers to take advantage of Free Super Saver Shipping and Amazon Prime on third party items, while allowing sellers to focus on selling rather than shipping.

    The SWIVT (Seller and Warehouse Inventory Visibility Team) team works on business critical systems that provide inventory visibility to millions of sellers and hundreds of warehouses across the world. Our systems have direct impact on seller experience and warehouses all over world. Inventory follows complex path inside warehouses and goes through states of - received, sold, lost, found, damaged, trans-shipped between warehouses etc. We consume these inventory movements in real time at scale of thousands of TPS to build the final picture of inventory levels for sellers, allowing them to never go out of stock on Amazon.com. Similarly, we provide visibility to warehouses for incoming inventory from sellers to allow them to plan logistics to enable efficient receiving of inventory at warehouses.

    About you:

    You are an engineer looking for a career where you'll be able to build, to deliver, and to impress. You are passionate about customers and want to work on mission critical projects. You want to work on projects that require creative thinking and deep understanding of the problem space. You are great at collaborating on product definitions with business teams and love to be in the thick of the action. You pride yourself on being somebody who speaks the language of both engineers and artists. You challenge yourself and others to constantly come up with better solutions. You're a thought leader, but you don't just know how to solve the problem, you prove it by building the solution. Last but not the least; you have a high bar for code quality and passion for design and architecture.

    About us together:

    We're going to face challenging and interesting problems. We're going to argue about how to solve them, and we'll work together to find a solution that is superior to each of the proposals we came in with. We'll make tough decisions, but we'll understand why – we'll be the dream team and we'll change the world and impact lives.

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

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering or related technical discipline
    • Must be currently enrolled in school or graduated within the last 12 months

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Strong, object-oriented design and coding skills (C/C++ and/or Java preferably on a UNIX or Linux platform)
    • Knowledge of Perl or other scripting languages a plus
    • Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, and nosql databases.
    • Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions
    • Deal well with ambiguous/undefined problems; ability to think abstractly
    • Previous technical internship(s) preferred
    • Graduate degree a plus
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