Software Development Engineer

Amazon Web Services
 Sunnyvale, CA

Desciption

Job summary

Are you looking for an intimate, fast-paced, early stage AWS team to apply your deep analytical and engineering skills to? Come join us building Amazon Chime! (https://chime.aws/) Amazon Chime is our solution to Unified Communications. Launched in 2017, we are built on top of the AWS cloud using AWS toolsets. We are specifically looking for builders who are interested in improving our customer experience by building out our web based technologies.

At Amazon Chime, we believe in using AWS's scale, reliability, flexibility and ease of use to deliver early versions of this exciting software quickly and iteratively, to get customer feedback, and use the feedback to make data driven and agile decisions. We rely on software engineers leveraging their own expertise and perspectives to drive quality into our product.

As a Front-End Engineer, you will design and develop solutions that help enable delivery of innovative ad products and experiences across a wide range of devices and web. You will be working on tools and infrastructure challenges involving novel customer experiences and innovative web applications, all with the goal of delivering a seamless experience to the customer.

A successful candidate will have an interest in developing in the front-end and middle-tier to create consumer-facing products. Candidates will leverage their strong technical ability, excellent organizational skills, great communication skills, and a motivation to achieve results in a fast-paced environment.

Basic Qualifications

· Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures and algorithms

· Excellence in technical communication with peers and non-technical cohorts

· 5+ years of experience working with modern client side web development technologies:

· HTML5 and Web Standards

· Cascading Style Sheets (including CSS Variables, SASS, LESS, etc)

· Javascript (React, Angular, Ember, Polymer, vanilla, etc)

Preffered Qualifications

· Strong and creative problem solving abilities

· Experience with Agile and Scrum methodologies

· Experience with Web Component technologies (Custom Elements, Shadow DOM, ES Modules)

· Passion for simplicity and building highly-leveraged, reusable software platforms, components, and APIs

· 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

· Excellence in technical communication with peers and non-technical cohorts

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

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