Software Development Engineer

Amazon.com Services, Inc.
 Seattle, WA

Desciption

Job Description:

We are looking for a passionate, hard-working, and talented Software Development Engineer who can build innovative & mission critical system software applications & tools. You will have an enormous opportunity to make a large impact on the design, architecture, and development of consumer products. You will be responsible for delivery and support of large-scale, multi-tiered, distributed software applications and tools.

Responsibilities :

· Ability to design and code right solutions starting with broadly defined problems.

· Drive best practices and engineering excellence.

· Work with other team members to develop the architecture and design of new and current systems.

· Work in an agile environment to deliver high quality software.

Basic Qualifications

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

· Bachelor's degree in computer science related fields OR 1+ years equivalent experience in software development

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· Candidates pursuing Bachelors/ Masters in Computer Science or Engineering or related field.

· Excellent problem solving skills.

· Possess a sound understanding of areas in the basic areas of Computer Science such as Algorithms, Data Structures, Object Oriented Design, Databases.

· Be able to write Amazon quality code in an object oriented language - preferably in C/C++/Java in a Linux environment.

Preffered Qualifications

· Preferred Qualifications

· Strong, object-oriented design and coding skills (C/C++ and/or Java preferably on a UNIX or Linux platform)

· Knowledge of Perl or other scripting languages a plus

· Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, and relational databases

· Experience in optimization mathematics (linear programming, nonlinear optimization)

· Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions

· Deal well with ambiguous/undefined problems; ability to think abstractly

· Previous technical internship(s) preferred

· Candidate must have good written and oral communication skills, be a fast learner and have the ability to adapt quickly to a fast-paced development environment.

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