Software Development Engineer
Are you a great software engineer looking for that next big challenge? Come join a team of other exceptional engineers building next-gen applications for the movie industry right in the entertainment capital of the world - Los Angeles.
The Internet Movie Database (www.imdb.com ), an Amazon.com company, is seeking exceptional software engineers in its Los Angeles office. With over 57 million unique visitors a month, IMDb is the world's largest movie database, featuring over 2 million actors, actresses, and filmmakers as well as over 1 million movies from 1890 through today.
Our mission in Los Angeles is to engage with our industry clients and build the next generation of IMDb's Professional Service products. Along with integrating with our recent acquisition of Without A Box (www.withoutabox.com ) into the Amazon/IMDb technical fabric, you will use state of the art technologies to build scalable and reliable web services and applications that inform and thrill millions of customers a day.
Qualified candidates will have experience working in a variety of codebases. They will be able to build and operate large, scalable cooperating services. Candidates must be able to work in an agile development life-cycle. Above all, candidates must have a passion for innovation, learning and improvement.
* A degree in Computer Science.
* Proven experience with Java (Spring), Perl or C/C++ with a solid understanding of Web technologies and SQL.
* Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
* Be highly innovative, flexible and self-directed.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Strong desire to build high-performing, highly-available and scalable distributed systems.