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As a Software Development Engineer, you will contribute in designing and developing frameworks and tools that will help validate new features across devices and platforms.
We are growing this new team and are looking for talented engineers. As a member of the team you will be responsible for leading the development and launch of core product features. You will have significant influence on our overall strategy by helping define these product features, drive the system architecture, and spearhead the best practices that enable a quality product.
As a Senior Software Engineer You Will Be Expected To • Serve as a technical lead on our most demanding, cross-functional projects. • Ensure the quality of architecture and design of systems. • Functionally decompose complex problems into simple, straight-forward solutions. • Possess expert knowledge in performance, scalability, and engineering best practices. • Effectively research and benchmark Amazon technology against competing systems in the industry. • Assist in the career development of others, actively mentoring individuals and the community on advanced technical issues and helping managers guide the career growth of their team members. • Exert technical influence over the core platform teams, increasing their productivity and effectiveness by sharing your knowledge and experience.
• Bachelor's degree and/or Master's degree in Computer Science or equivalent. • 7+ years of software engineering experience, including Java and/or C++. • 5+ years of experience in networking, multi-threaded applications and complex software development. • Experience in building high-performance, highly-available and scalable systems. • Experience designing, building and managing IP based communication systems and services. • Experience optimizing for short term execution while planning for long term technical capabilities.
Excellence in technical communications with both technical and non technical peers
Robust project planning/execution skills including estimating, scheduling, and executing on committed schedules
Excellent judgment, organizational, and problem-solving skills
Exceptional interpersonal communication skill, including verbal, written, listening and customer relationships