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Software Development Engineer II

Software Development Engineer II

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Amazon Dev Center India - Hyderabad
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Job Description

Do you want to build products used every single day by your friends and family? Are you passionate about letting your product reach millions of consumers? Do you love to ship software early and often? If so, this may be the team for you. We are seeking Sr. Engineers to build a payment platform that will offer new payment mechanisms for our millions of customers and enable the “cash to digital" economy.

Amazon India Payments has a bold vision to become the most trusted, widely accepted payment solution on and off Amazon, for both online and offline transactions. To execute on this vision, Amazon India is systematically investing in local product innovation in areas of payment experience, payment processing, innovative payment instruments and merchant solutions. We have a broad charter, and on this team you’ll be able to get your hands on lots of technologies. Above all, you’ll be leading the design and implementation of new scalable services and applications on top of the platform. These back-end services will serve information and our user interfaces will let customers use the payment instrument for variety of use cases with ease. You'll get to build on top of Amazon’s vast development infrastructure, including AWS as well as internal tools for setting up continuous deployment and real-time monitoring. We will also be working closely with payment platforms within Amazon, so you’ll also learn about how payment information flows the our systems and other ecosystem including accounting. Finally, we will have an overwhelming amount of data in the form of financial transactions we’ll need to mine it to learn about our customers spending pattern and recommend products they like.
We care about your career growth, too. Once you join the team, you and your manager will jointly craft a career plan and you’ll review it regularly to ensure you’re on track to meet your goals. Whether your goals are to explore new technologies, take on bigger problems, or get to the next level, we’ll help you get there. Our business is growing fast, and our people will grow with it.
The ideal candidate 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.

Basic Qualifications

  • 3 to 8 years of experience into Product Development (Strong Coding, Oops concept, Data Structure/Algorithms, System Design (HLD/LLD) and Problem Solving).
  • A solid grounding in Computer Science fundamentals (based on a BS or MS in CS or related field)
  • The ability to take convert raw requirements into good design while exploring technical feasibility tradeoffs
  • Good understanding of at least some of the modern programming languages (Java, C/C++) and open-source technologies (Linux, oracle).
  • Excellence in technical communication.
  • Has experience in mentoring other software developers

Preferred Qualifications

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Strong desire to build, sense of ownership, urgency, and drive
  • Excellent written communication and verbal agility are strong assets
  • Ability to work rapidly in an ambiguous environment and bring clarity and simplicity