You're using an older version of Internet Explorer that is no longer supported. Please update your browser.
You're using an older version of Internet Explorer and some functionality may not work as expected. Please update your browser for the best experience.
Amazon Logo

Senior Software Development Engineer

Reference ID: 730840

Share job:

Opportunities abound in Amazon's Labor Management, Planning, & Scheduling Organization! We build cool technology to ensure that the right people are in the right places at the right times to power the largest fulfillment operation in the world. Within Labor Management, we develop software by applying advanced algorithms such as Machine Learning (ML) forecasting and optimization. We utilize OO programming languages, Elastic Map Reduce, DynamoDB and other AWS technologies to build solutions that that solve our challenges.

Our team is looking for top-notch software developer leaders who love listening to our customers, working as a team, and proactively taking the lead whenever necessary. Our mission is to innovate and build scalable and robust software solutions that deliver a great customer experience. These software solutions will impact Amazon's customers in delivering products to them as quickly and cost effectively as possible.

What you'll do:

    •Lead the design, implementation, and deployment of successful internet-scale systems and services in support of our fulfillment operations and the businesses they support.
    •Lead the definition of secure, scalable, and low-latency services and efficient physical processes.
    •Work with cross-functional teams delivering on demanding projects.
    •Functionally decompose complex problems into simple, straight-forward solutions.
    •Understand system interdependencies and limitations.
    •Share knowledge in performance, scalability, enterprise system architecture, and engineering best practices.

Basic Qualifications

    •5+ years of professional experience in software development
    •Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Computer Science or related field
    •Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
    •Solid experience in OO programming languages such as C++, Java or C#
    •Solid UNIX or Linux experience
    •Experience with scaling and performance of large systems
    •Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
    •Obsession with quality and customer experience - attention to detail coupled with ability to think abstractly

Preferred Qualifications

    •Experience taking a leading role in building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers.
    •Knowledge of professional software engineering best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations.
    Background in distributed computing, service-oriented architectures and enterprise-wide systems.
    •Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and senior management to collect requirements, describe software product features, technical designs, and product strategy.
    •Experience mentoring junior software engineers to improve their skills, and make them more effective, product software engineers.
    •Experience influencing software engineering best practices within your team.
    •Full stack experience ranging from front-end user interfaces through to back-end systems and all points in between.

Posted: October 18, 2018
Closes: December 17, 2018
Email Address:
Company Info
10,000+ employees

Connect with employer:

About Amazon

Launched in 2006, Amazon Web Services (AWS) began exposing key infrastructure services to businesses in the form of web services -- now widely known as cloud computing. The ultimate benefit of clou...