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Senior Software Development Engineer - People Technology - Global Team

Senior Software Development Engineer - People Technology - Global Team

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Amazon Dev Center India - Hyderabad
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Job Description

People Technology is the central hub for all people data. Our technology provides the foundation and orchestration for a multitude of key human resource processes, from on-boarding of tens of thousands of temporary employees during peak holiday season to integrating critical employee data to internal and external systems. We implement and build highly secure, global software that allows to effectively manage the workforce, resulting in a better employee experience and a better bottom line.

Amazon Hub is the product suite that provides a simple and intuitive round the clock self-service tool that improves the associate experience by allowing hourly FC and CS associates to take ownership of managing their careers anywhere, anytime, and from any device, inside or outside the Amazon network.

Hub is a portal through which an associates can view incentive pay details, track time and attendance, maintain personal data, view job details like shift pattern, submit time off requests, apply for voluntary extra time off, view and manage pay details, and receive SMS and email notifications.

Job Responsibilities:

As Software Development Engineer,

You will contribute to all aspects of an agile software development lifecycle including design, architecture, development, documentation, testing and operations. You will push your design and architecture limits by owning all aspects of solutions end-to-end, through full stack software development. You have strong verbal and written communication skills, are self-driven, and can deliver high quality results in a fast-paced environment. As a part of Hub team, you will deliver robust feature sets, elegant designs, and intuitive user interfaces that make it easy for Amazonians to excel at performing critical business functions.

You have top notch computer science skills, are obsessed with customer delight, and have a demonstrated track record of passion for leveraging cutting-edge technologies to build incredible products. You understand back-end services and know how to conceptualize, design, implement, and fix them. You go through life thinking about how to use technology to solve problems. You live and breathe data analysis, and can succinctly and accurately report your findings. You understand the untapped power of utilizing Internet technologies to support Amazon’s goal to be the most customer-centric company in the world. Most importantly, you have a passion for learning and are driven to be the best at what you do.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Strong in Object-oriented design, data structures and design patterns
  • Good problem solving and ability to develop optimal algorithms
  • 8-12 years of experience in Java, C++, C# or Ruby
  • 8-12 years of industry experience in designing and implementing distributed N-tier software systems
  • Experience developing on a Linux platform
  • Attention to detail coupled with ability to think abstractly
  • Ability to do scripting (HTML, JavaScript, AJAX, and CSS, Perl, Python etc.)
  • 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.
  • Strong debugging, monitoring , diagnosing skills for IT systems
  • Keen eye for performance, security and scalability aspects
  • Coaching and guiding cross-functional engineers
  • Strong exposure to automated testing and test coverage aspects

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science
  • Experience with languages/technologies such as Ruby on Rails UI, R , ReactJS, Jasmine and Python
  • Exposure to Oracle, RedShift, Arora, ANSI SQL and Dynamo is desirable.
  • Excellent communication skills, able to actively participate in team discussions, knowing when to contribute, when to listen, and when to ask questions
  • Ability and drive to continually improve your knowledge, skillset and understanding of Amazon’s business, systems, development environment
  • Passion towards problem-solving and strong decision-making ability
  • Ability to think critically and arrive at elegant solutions to challenging problems
  • Proven track-record delivering high-quality, on-time, elegant solutions
  • Ability to deal with ambiguous situations and think abstractly
  • Familiar with AWS, Scalability of apps to serve 1+ million users
  • Ability to discuss architecture for supporting mobile platforms
  • Exposure to mobile application development would be valuable.