• Software Development Engineer

    Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 1 month ago(07-09-2018 23:32)
    Job ID
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Have you ever ordered a product from Amazon and been amazed at how fast it gets to you?

    Every day Amazon engineers are relentlessly working to decrease the time between Click to Deliver for your products by constantly expanding and improving the Amazon Fulfillment Network. In the service of our customers, we are innovating in the areas of material handling automation, machine vision, robotics, transportation network, and machine learning. We are Agile and we are continuously improving our processes leveraging techniques such lean, six sigma, Kaizen, and Continuous Integration/Deployment.

    The Operations Technology team under Amazon Fulfillment Technology organization, supports all of the software and infrastructure which powers Amazon's world-class fulfillment engine. Operations Technology team supports the fundamental services which drive our catalog, transportation, inventory and labor management systems. These systems support everything that we do; tens of millions of catalog items, hundreds of millions of inventory items and billions of transactions a year!

    Amazon Fulfillment Technologies organization is looking for a Software Development Engineer who will help in the development and automation of systems for node launch and technology integration for new Amazon Fulfillment Centers and other facilities worldwide. This role includes but not limited to software/tools design and development, adoption of existing software/tools, deep diving, collaborating with software service teams and business teams. If you're ready for your next challenge and want to be part of a forward-thinking and cutting-edge efficiency team, then we want to speak with you! This is your chance to make a direct impact to Amazon's operations, global expansion and customer obsession.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
    • BS degree in Computer Science or related field and 2+ years of industry experience in software development
    • Proficiency in one or more modern programming language, such as Java, C++, or other OO programming languages

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Exposure to Data Modeling and system scaling challenges
    • Obsession with quality, operational excellence, and customer experience
    • Experience building large-scale distributed systems with service oriented architectures
    • Exposure to 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.
    • Proficiency in Ruby on Rails / Python / other scripting languages
    • Hands-on expertise in one or more of front-end user interface development / back-end systems development / use of AWS technologies.
    • Demonstrated strong technical judgment in conjunction with passionate customer-focus
    • Passion for understanding ambiguous, complex problems and driving high-quality, innovative, clean technical solutions
    • Excellent written and verbal communication

    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Vet
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