SDE- Amazon's Browse Infrastructure Team

Oct 19, 2012
Nov 18, 2012
Full Time
We are looking for highly motivated engineers interested in building and maintaining our browse classification systems for products and search queries. Our two major goal are:

-Constantly improve existing browse systems, increase scalability, decrease latency, improve manageability and reporting
-Create tools for other teams in Amazon, helping them to improve browse classification data and automate this process as much as possible

You will have an opportunity to participate in wide range of projects: from building brand new, start-from-the-scratch internal tools for improving and automating our classification data; to resolving challenging, massive, enterprise level scalability and manageability problems.

Basic Qualifications

-Bachelors/Masters in Computer Science or equivalent
-3+ years professional experience in software development
-experience with Java/C++ and web technologies (i.e. AJAX, DHTML, Javascript, CSS and web services)
-Strengths in coding, data structures, algorithms, object oriented design and designing for performance, scalability, availability
-Be able to thrive in a fast paced, high energy and fun work environment where we're agile (i.e. Scrum) and deliver value incrementally and frequently
Preferred Qualifications

-Linux experience preferred
-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 launching an entirely new website end to end
-Extensive experience in Design/Distributed Systems/Data Structures/Algorithms