Software Development Engineer

Amazon.com, Inc. Shoreline, WA

Are you a savvy software engineer that loves predicative analysis and machine learning? Do you like creating software solutions to atypical problems by "breaking the mold" type thinking? Is having the ability to see your work positively affect millions of peoples something that gives you a sense of pride? If you answered YES to these questions, it's time for you to consider joining Amazon's Seller Experience team responsible for cutting edge, machine learning software development. Do we have your attention now? Keep reading to learn more…

Our goal is simple – the Seller Experience Team seeks to make online selling more attractive to a broader demographic of potential retailers through superior scalable object-oriented code. Your work will directly impact cost, selection and the customer experience for both internal and external customers alike. We build internet-scale distributed systems that enhance the Amazon Seller experience. Our teams get to work on truly unique problems and develop atypical solutions – talk about thinking out of the box…there is no box! We are forward thinkers doing what no one else is doing. It doesn't exist? We will build it.

As a professional Software Engineer, you have discovered a love and appreciation for machine learning and in-depth analysis because you like understanding how things work and predicting how they might work. Of course, you still love to be a hands-on coder and work with your team to develop scalable, object-oriented software solutions. Utilizing your superior communication skills, you easily work across technical and non-technical teams to gather information. Because you understand that the needs of customers and technical answers to their questions are dynamic, you handle ambiguity in stride as your ultimate goal is to innovate and simplify to create the optimal solution for Amazon Sellers.

Basic Qualifications

* BS in Computer Science, Software Engineering or related technical discipline.

* Proficient in one of more object oriented programming languages: Java, C++ or C#.

* Strong Computer Science fundamentals (data structures & algorithms).

* Knowledge of scalable distributed systems and service oriented architecture.

Preferred Qualifications

* MS degree and/or PhD preferred in Math, Computer Science, or related discipline

* Experience in machine learning, or artificial intelligence in a commercial setting.

* Ability to deal with ambiguity as well as ability to innovate and simplify.

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