• Front-End Engineer

    Location CA-ON-Toronto
    Posted Date 2 months ago(12/5/2018 9:13 AM)
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  • Job Description

    Are you a passionate individual who loves to design and build world-class customer-facing software? Do you obsess over building innovative solutions to complex user experiences? If innovation and charting your own path is your forte, come chat with us.

    At Amazon, we're working to be the most customer-centric company on earth. One customer experience that we’re constantly looking to take to a new level is how we fulfill and deliver orders. Our goal is to exceed the expectations of all our customers by ensuring that their orders, no matter how large or small are delivered where and when they need them, as quickly, accurately, and cost effectively as possible. To meet this goal, Amazon is continually striving to innovate and provide best in class service levels through the introduction of pioneering new products and services in the Last Mile delivery space. The Last Mile Technology team supports multiple businesses globally, creating the technology that supports deliveries for businesses such as Prime Now, Amazon Flex, Amazon Fresh, Amazon Restaurants, Whole Foods, Amazon Logistics, and other new initiatives.

    As a key member of our engineering team, you will have the opportunity to:
    • Work on a new team charged with creating unique products to empower Amazon to enhance delivery experiences.
    • Work as a full-stack engineer, building on the latest front-end and back-end AWS technologies to power package deliveries on the move.
    • Work directly with our customers to shape and define the vision of our product suite and user experience.
    • Drive innovation with brainstorming, rapid-prototyping, testing and iterating on new ideas.
    • Define front-end software design patterns and architecture strategies across product suites and teams.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience.
    • Full-stack development experience with building front-end applications and back-end systems that are scalable, manageable and performant.
    • Experienced in one or more relevant front-end frameworks (React, Angular, Thyme Leaf etc.) and UI Test Automation frameworks.
    • Skilled in developing rich front-end applications with HTML, CSS, JS and can enable rapid-prototype development.
    • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis.
    • Proficient in view layout and rendering technologies (e.g., responsiveness, progressive enhancement, browser/device support). Knows when it is appropriate to make graceful fallbacks.
    • Understands how to optimize the delivery of code and assets (e.g., images, fonts) to a browser or device (e.g., lazy loading assets, using CDNs, caching, compression, etc.).

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Master’s/PhD in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience.
    • Experience in communicating with users, UX designers, and product management to collect requirements, describe software product features, and derive technical designs and product strategy.
    • Experience developing complex front-end and back-end software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers.
    • Demonstrated leadership abilities in an engineering environment in driving operational excellence and best practices including coding standards, code reviews, continuous deployments, testing and operations.
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