Sr. Software Development Engineer, EPIC

Amazon.com Services, Inc.
 Austin, TX

Desciption

Job summary

Want to participate in building the next generation of online payment system that supports numerous countries and payment methods? We are seeking talented software engineers to join one of the fastest growing areas in Amazon's e-commerce services platform. We offer competitive salary and benefits, outstanding career and growth opportunities and an exciting and team-oriented atmosphere.

We want to move all the money in the world! We deliver game-changing financial processing power for the some of the world's largest technology platforms including Amazon.com, Amazon Kindle, and Amazon Web Services.

We build systems that process payments at an unprecedented scale, with accuracy, speed, and mission-critical availability. We innovate to improve customer experience across the globe, with support for currency choice, in-store payments, pay on delivery, credit and debit payments, seller disbursements, gift cards, and many new exciting and challenging ideas are in the works.

We deliver game-changing financial processing power for some of the world's largest technology platforms including Amazon.com, Prime, Amazon Kindle, and other Digital Businesses. We build systems that process payments at an unprecedented scale, with accuracy, speed, and mission-critical availability. We innovate to improve customer experience across the globe, with support for currency choice, in-store payments, pay on delivery, credit and debit payments, seller disbursements, gift cards, and many new exciting and challenging ideas are in the works.

Come challenge yourself in a team-oriented atmosphere, and watch yourself grow with one of the fastest growing areas of the Amazon e-commerce services.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Build software solutions where the problem is not well defined and design and define the interaction between the solution components and other systems where applicable.
  • Be a technical leader & driver for high standards and implementing best practices.
  • Lead design creation and design reviews.
  • Define, design, and implement multi-tier distributed software applications.
  • Estimate support effort, plan implementation of quality features, and rollout system changes that meet requirements for functionality, performance, scalability, reliability, and adherence to development goals and principles.
  • Must be able to effectively collaborate in a fast paced environment with multiple teams in a large organization (software development, QA, Project/Release Management, Build and Release, etc).
  • Provide on-call production support for payment platform applications

Key job responsibilities

The ideal candidate must be passionate about simple and elegant software solutions, customer-centric products, and utilizing agile development processes. Other preferred skillsets:

  • Relevant experience in building large scale service based system from ground up
  • 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
  • Exhibits strong software development qualities including the ability to drive creative and innovation solutions to complex problems, good technical judgment, clear communication, engagement and teamwork, and can drive quality

Basic Qualifications

  • 4+ years of professional software development experience
  • 3+ years of programming experience with at least one software programming language
  • 2+ years of experience contributing to the system design or architecture (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems
  • Experience as a mentor, tech lead OR leading an engineering team
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field, or 6+ year relevant work experience

Preffered Qualifications

  • Experienced with designing distributed systems or building systems at scale.
  • Experienced with source code control tools (e.g. git, Perforce)
  • Experienced with agile development approaches like SCRUM
  • MS in Computer Science
  • Experienced in applying design patterns
  • At least 6+ years of recent experience with multi-tiered solutions, database interactions, support of production applications

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