Software Development Engineer

Amazon Dev Center U.S., Inc.
 Seattle, WA


The Amazon Gift Cards organization has several positions available for creative and independent engineers with a passion for scalable, high-performance front end systems to define and build Amazon's stored value systems. We offer the Internet's premier gift card, and we are continuing to grow and expand our business with innovative stored value products.

As a member of the Amazon Gift Cards team, you will invent new features, and develop next-gen user experiences. We are a fast-paced environment, using agile methodology and lightweight SOA design patterns. We encourage innovation and expect developers to take a high level of ownership throughout the software life cycle.

If you are a strong developer with experience and interest in high-volume websites, distributed systems, performance and scalability, we'd like to talk to you.

Basic Qualifications

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

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

· 2+ years of non-internship professional software development experience

Preffered Qualifications

Masters in Computer Science or related area or equivalent industry experience.

Experience with Amazon Web Services.

Experience with high volume, service based architecture.

Knowledge of statistical analysis, big data, machine learning.

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