• Software Development Engineer

    Location US-CA-San Francisco
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1/16/2019 2:18 PM)
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    United States
  • Job Description

    Amazon is All-In on games.

    We believe the evolution that began with arcade communities a quarter at a time, growing to the live streams and eSports of today, will continue to a future where everyone is a gamer and every gamer can create, compete, collaborate and connect with others at massive scales. If you share our belief that games will produce some of the future’s most influential voices in media and art, come join us. At Amazon Game Studios, you’ll have the power of Amazon Web Services’ cloud, Twitch, Amazon Lumberyard, and our digital and physical media publishing infrastructure available as raw material to forge a future filled with amazing experiences for players, streamers and creators.

    We are looking for a Software Development Engineer with a strong appetite for delivering on large scale services. As an engineer in an advanced technology group, you will be a creative problem solver who is obsessed with building revolutionary AWS services from the ground up and delivering the best customer experience. This is a core systems development position where you will own the design and delivery of critical software components architected for the cloud and deeply integrated with AWS and Twitch. Successful candidates will have a track record of shipping quality software at scale and excel at communication, leadership, and customer focus. If you have these traits and are excited about making a big impact in the game industry, we're looking for you!

    Please note: This role could sit in either the San Francisco Bay Area or Seattle.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s in Computer Science or Engineering, or equivalent experience
    • 3+ years of professional software engineering experience
    • 3+ years of C/C++ coding
    • Experience in object oriented design, design patterns, and functional programming paradigms
    • Experience with AWS Cloud Services such as DynamoDB, Aurora, or Cognito

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Game industry experience working on large-scale, commercial online game services
    • Experience building and operating extremely high volume and highly scalable online services
    • Amazon Web Services (AWS) experience
    • Java coding experience
    • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
    • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role

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

    “Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.”

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