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Sr. Software Development Engineer, Student Programs

Sr. Software Development Engineer, Student Programs

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ADCI - Karnataka
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Job Description

Do you enjoy the challenge and ownership that come from developing complex systems that touch most of’s systems; ranging from front-end CX through core Amazon back-end systems? Do you enjoy working in an entrepreneurial environment solving complex technical problems and delivering innovative solutions? Amazon Student is looking for Senior Software Development Engineers to deliver a transformative Student shopping experience.
As a Senior Software Development Engineer, you will be asked to help lead and mentor other engineers in designing and delivering new systems which will bring a unique shopping experience to one of our most strategic customer segments. We're looking to you for providing vision and solving problems unique to our industry and creating new features that the industry has not seen before. We're looking for someone who is entrepreneurial and likes to wear many hats and work in a highly collaborative environment that mirrors more of a startup than a big company.

Our preferred candidate possesses a in depth knowledge of architectural design, high standards of coding, ability to drive technical roadmaps to optimize business results and a strategic thinker.
Our team works on a transformative shopping experience for Students. The Amazon Student program offers customers a premium level of service, offering customers free two-day shipping and a variety of digital benefits. There are millions of Student members worldwide and they are some of Amazon’s most active and valuable customers.
Our new project impacts every physical good purchase made by students, and our SDEs have the opportunity to work with a number of leading edge technologies. We are at the forefront of customer innovation, and you will never be bored here! Come work with a team of top-notch engineers and product managers to help ensure the highest quality product delivery for our customers!

Basic Qualifications

  • BE/B.Tech/ME/M.Tech in Computer Science or equivalent combination of technical education and work experience.
  • Proven experience architecting web based applications and frameworks
  • Dive Deep, Analyse and find and resolve issues considering the business and technical aspects of the program at a design/architectural level.
  • Experience providing technology leadership to the team
  • Ability to write quality code in at least one high level language like Java, C, C++ etc.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Creativity and initiative to improve product quality, customer experience and business impact.
  • Exposure to Agile / Scrum software development methodologies.
  • Experience in Machine Learning and drawing inferences from data to drive business and technology decisions.