Sr Software Dev Engineer/Tech Lead Services, Inc.
 New York, NY


Job summary

Interested in joining a team driving multiple initiatives, including a brand new Ads initiative to launch a game-changing Amazon Ads service. The initiative involves working on complex engineering, machine learning, and integrator and advertiser-experience problems, cutting across multiple programs. Amazon is investing heavily in building a world class advertising business and, now, we are responsible for defining and delivering a brand new set of self-service advertising products that drive discovery and sales.

As a Sr Dev Engineer/Tech Lead you will:

  • Serve as a technical lead on our most demanding, cross-functional projects.
  • Mentor, train, and ensure the engineering excellence across the team of up to 20 engineers
  • Ensure the quality of architecture and design of systems.
  • Lead the design, get hands dirty and write code, and ultimately deploy successful enterprise-level systems that can be leveraged for a broad set of business use cases.
  • Functionally decompose complex problems into simple, straight-forward solutions that demonstrate significant creativity and high judgment.
  • Fully and completely understand system interdependencies and limitations.
  • Drive innovation through proof of concepts to spin-off new initiatives.
  • Possess expert knowledge in performance, scalability, enterprise system architecture, and engineering best practices.
  • Leverage knowledge of internal and industry prior art in design decisions.
  • 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 multiple teams, increasing their productivity and effectiveness by sharing your deep knowledge and experience.
  • Work effectively with product development and engineering teams across multiple geographies.

Basic Qualifications

· 2+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems

· 3+ years of programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design

· 4+ years of professional software development experience

· 2+ years of experience as a mentor, tech lead OR leading an engineering team

· Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++ or C# including Object-Oriented design.

· Experience contributing to the architecture and design of new and current systems.

Preffered Qualifications

· Knowledge of REST, J2EE and JavaScript.

· Familiarity with Pay for performance Ad model and the Internet advertisement industry is a plus.

· Solid understanding of system performance and efficiency.

· Strong communication skills.

· Familiar with building applications with AWS





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