Senior Software Development Engineer

8 months ago
Job ID
Amazon Dev Center India - Hyderabad

Job Description

Amazon’s new delivery product, Amazon Flex, aims to delight customers by delivering millions of packages faster than ever before. We are expanding our service rapidly to new geographies and products from groceries to big-screen TVs in an increasingly complex transportation network. We recently launched Prime Now, Amazon’s newest benefit for Prime members who can now skip a trip to the store by shopping on the Prime Now app for products like paper towels, shampoo, books, toys and batteries with orders delivered right to their door in an hour or less. With Amazon Flex, individuals can now be their own boss, delivering ultra-fast Prime Now and Restaurant orders. Both Amazon Flex and delivery experience of Prime Now are powered by the Amazon Flex App, which is available on iOS and Android. The Amazon Flex App works in concert with our advanced logistics systems and technology. The Amazon Flex App and technology will allow the delivery partner to onboard, schedule delivery times in advance or on demand, guide them through their deliveries with in-app mapping and navigation, and more. You can find out more about Amazon Flex, our newest delivery innovation, at Come join the team and help us make history!

It is still Day 1! We are building a new business and a global product in the last mile space. We have many openings for individuals to help us innovate in this space. We are looking for talented SDEs to design and build these new systems. You will work on hard problems at scale and will have autonomy to deliver. You will learn about real-time adaptive transportation solutions, routing algorithms and optimizations, operating on large scale datasets, mobile development and more.

Basic Qualifications

· Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related field
· At least 7+ years work experience in a related field
· Demonstrated proficiency with Java, C++, or similar modern programming languages
· Solid expertise in data structures and algorithms
· Experience with relational and non-relational databases such as Oracle or DynamoDB
· Obsession with quality, operational excellence, and customer experience
· Strong problem solving and analytical abilities
· Strong verbal and written communication skills and an ability to work in a team environment
· Experience and willingness to mentor more junior engineers and help them develop their skills and leadership abilities
· Experience designing, building and deploying scalable, highly-available systems

Preferred Qualifications

· Experience taking a leading role in building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customer
· Strong object-oriented design and coding skills (preferably Java on a *nix platform)
· Experience with building practical machine learning systems
· Knowledge of Perl or other scripting languages
· Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, and databases
· Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions
· Ability to think abstractly and deal well with ambiguous/undefined problems
· Graduate degree

Amazon is an equal opportunity employer-F/M/V/D

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