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Software Development Engineer - Big Data - Big Challenges

Toronto, ON
Full Time
58 minutes ago
Come and be a part of Amazon's amazing growth story!
If you are looking for an opportunity to solve deep technical problems and build innovative solutions in a fast paced environment working with smart, passionate software developers, this might be the role for you. Amazon's transportation systems get millions of packages to customers worldwide faster and cheaper while providing world class customer experience from checkout to shipment tracking to delivery. Our software systems include services that handle thousands or requests per second, make business decisions impacting billions of dollars a year, integrate with a network of small and large carriers worldwide, manage business rules for millions of unique products, and improve experience for millions of online shoppers. We have an opportunity to build software that scales the business, leads the industry through innovation and delights millions of customers worldwide. We leverage cutting edge technologies in big data, optimization techniques, machine learning, real time analytics and high volume, low latency, high availability services.

As Software Development Engineer (SDE), you will develop a deep understanding of our business, work closely with development teams and own the development and operations of software components and services.
Senior Engineers provide technical leadership at Amazon. They help establish technical standards and drive Amazon's overall technical, engineering practices, and methodologies. They work on our hard problems, building high quality, architecturally sound systems that are aligned with our business needs. They think globally when building systems, ensuring Amazon builds high performing, systems that work well together. Senior engineers are pragmatic visionaries who can translate business needs into workable technology solutions. Their expertise is deep and broad. They are hands on, producing high-level architectural designs, and building and operating systems.

• BS/MS in Computer Science, Software Engineering or in a related technical discipline
• 5+ years of experience developing commercial software or services in or similar languages
• Strong Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented, data structures, algorithm , problem solving, and complexity analysis.
• Deep knowledge of systems, and asynchronous architectures.

• Experience building and operating highly, high availability services
• Experience in analytical systems and machine learning
• The ideal candidate will be a visionary leader, builder and operator. He/she should have experience leading or contributing to multiple simultaneous product development efforts and initiatives. He/she needs to technical leadership with strong business judgment to make the right decisions about technology choices. He/she needs to be constantly striving for simplicity, and at the same time demonstrate significant creativity, innovation and judgment.

Software and Programming