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Software Development Engineer

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Have you ever wondered how Amazon operates its workforce to power the largest and most advanced fulfillment operation in the world? Operating a workforce at Amazon's scale demands intelligent systems to ensure that we can innovate and optimize with increasing efficiency as our fulfillment network grows.

We are hiring for multiple teams in the Labor Performance & Tracking space. These teams build large scale systems to assist both employees and management in varied use cases: enabling innovation in the employee training and coaching areas, and providing insight into fulfillment network performance.

At Amazon, you are empowered to own your success and the success of the team. We operate like a small business within the larger Amazon ecosystem. Our team is able to focus on adding value for our customers without the headaches of infrastructure, external testing teams or other overhead. We have full ownership of our delivery pipeline so the team can ship to production in hours, not weeks or months.

Would you like to use your software engineering background to build disruptive solutions to benefit Amazon's world-class operations workforce? If you have exceptional technical expertise and experience creating reliable, scalable, and high-performance services and architectures to solve complex business problems, we want to talk to you.

Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build.

Basic Qualifications

    •Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience
    •Proficient in Computer Science fundamentals such as: object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
    •3+ years professional experience in software development
    •Working knowledge of at least one modern programming language

Preferred Qualifications

    •Experience building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
    •Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
    •Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through to launch
    •Experience in communicating with users, technical stakeholders, and management, for the collection of requirements, product definition, and technical design
    •Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems
    •Experienced in UX / Behavioral Design
    •Experience with relational and non-relational databases such as PostgreSQL and DynamoDB.
    •Desire to ship code.

Posted: October 16, 2018
Closes: December 15, 2018
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