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Software Development Engineer - Amazon India

Software Development Engineer - Amazon India

Job ID 
564557
Location 
IN-KA-Bangalore
Posted Date 
29-08-2017
Company 
ADCI - Karnataka
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

The India Consumer Business (ICB) Technology team builds products and services that solve unique customer needs in Amazon’s fastest growing marketplace. We are a multi-billion dollar business with a huge potential to grow in a trillion dollar market.

Our engineers own the complete consumer and seller experience for Amazon India, work on a wide range of technologies (including AWS and EC2) and build and operate highly scalable, low latency mobile first products and services. We are solving last mile engineering challenges around Mobile, Product Discovery, Delivery, Payments, Logistics, Customer experience, Seller experience and more.

If you are looking for an opportunity to build creative technology solutions that positively impact hundreds of millions of international customers, and relish large ownership and diverse technologies, join our team today! You will be instrumental in shaping the product direction and will be actively involved in defining key product features that impact the business. You will work with Principal Engineers at Amazon to evolve the design and architecture of the products owned by this team. You will be responsible to set up and hold a high software quality bar besides providing technical direction to a highly technical team of Software Engineers.

As part of this team you will work to ensure Amazon.in is FAST and has the best shopping experience. It’s a great opportunity to develop and enhance experiences for Mobile devices first. You will work on analyzing the latency across the various Amazon.in pages using RedShift, MapReduce, Java, and Ruby on Rails. You will get the opportunity to code on almost all key pages on retail website building features and improving business metrics. You will also contribute reducing latency for customers by reducing the bytes on wire and adapting the UX based on network bandwidth. You will be part of a team that obsesses about the performance of our customer’s experience and enjoy flexibility to pursue what makes sense. Come enjoy an exploratory and research oriented team of Cowboys working in a fast paced environment, who are always eager to take on big challenges.

Position Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with senior engineers to design, implement and deploy applications that impact the Amazon.in business with an emphasis on Mobile, Payments, and e-Commerce website development.
  • Own the delivery of an integral piece of a system or application.
  • Management and execution against project plans and delivery commitments
  • Assist directly and indirectly in the continual hiring and development of technical talent.
  • Create and execute appropriate quality plans, project plans, test strategies and processes for development activities in concert with business and project management efforts

The ideal candidate will be a leader, quick learner and be able to work independently. He/she should be able to operate in a very fast paced environment where time to hit market is super critical. The candidate will need to balance technical leadership and savvy with strong business judgment to make the right decisions about technology choices.

Basic Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent combination of technical education and work experience;
  • 1 to 3 years of Software Development experience;
  • Experience designing highly interactive web applications with performance, scalability, accessibility, usability, design, and security in mind. If you don't have all of these, that's ok, but be excited about learning the few you don't know.
  • Familiar with building complex web applications using Javascript / AJAX, XHTML, CSS.
  • Experience with or knowledge of jQuery, Java, Struts, and other website technologies.
  • Strong, object-oriented design and coding skills (C/C++ and/or Java preferably on a UNIX or Linux platform)
  • Solid software development background including design patterns, data structures, test driven development
  • Knowledge of Perl or other scripting languages a plus
  • Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, and databases
  • Software development experience in building highly scalable applications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline
  • Experience working with service oriented architectures and web based solutions.
  • 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