Software Development Engineer - Prime Air Services, Inc.
 Seattle, WA


Job summary

Here at Amazon, we embrace our differences. We are committed to furthering our culture of diversity and inclusion of our teams within the organization.

If you are seeking an iterative fast-paced environment where you can drive innovation, apply state-of-the-art technologies to solve extreme-scale real world challenges and provide visible benefit to end users, this is your opportunity.

Come work for the Amazon Prime Air team!

We're looking for an outstanding Senior Software Engineer who combines superb technical, research and analytical capabilities with a demonstrated ability to get the right things done quickly and effectively. This person must be comfortable working with a team of top-notch developers and collaborating with our research teams. We’re looking for someone who innovates, and loves solving hard problems. You will work hard, have fun, and of course, make history!

Come and see for yourself why we are one of the most admired company in the US, rated #1 in Innovation and # 1 in Customer Service, and be part of our tradition of working hard, having fun and making history!

Export Control License

This position may require a deemed export control license for compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Placement is contingent on Amazon’s ability to apply for and obtain an export control license on your behalf.

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

· Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related discipline

· 7+ years professional experience in commercial or web-scale system software development and delivery

· Demonstrated experience implementing algorithms, tailored to particular business needs and tested on large data sets

· Proven understanding of scalable computing systems, software architecture, data structures and algorithms

· Proficient in network, distributed, asynchronous and concurrent programming

· Experience designing, building and delivering high quality software on time

· Demonstrated experience in communicating with technical & business teams and management to collect requirements, describe product features, and technical design

Preffered Qualifications

· Master's degree or relevant work experience.

· Experience taking a lead role in building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers

· 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

· Experience with distributed computing and enterprise-wide systems

· Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and senior management to collect requirements, describe software product features, technical designs, and product strategy

· Experience mentoring junior software engineers to improve their skills, and make them more effective, product software engineers

· Experience influencing software engineers best practices within your team

· Hands-on expertise in many disparate technologies, typically ranging from front-end user interfaces through to back-end systems and all points in between

· Experience working in an Agile/Scrum environment

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