Software Development Engineer - II

Employer
Location
Seattle
Posted
Jul 26, 2013
Closes
Aug 25, 2013
Duration
Full Time
Amazon's Browse team handles the infrastructure that supports customers browsing experience. Amazon.com hosts Earth's largest selection; with more than 100 million items in catalog. We typically add more than a million new products to our catalog every week from a wide range of merchants.

We are looking for highly motivated engineers interested in building and maintaining our browse classification systems for products and search queries.

Our two major goals 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 our browse classification data and automating this process as much as possible

  • Bachelors/Masters in Computer Science or Physics or EE
  • 5+ years professional experience in software development
  • Experience with Java/C++ and web technologies
  • Solid background in coding, data structures, algorithms, object oriented design and designing for performance, scalability, availability

  • Advanced degree in Computer science/Math/Physics
  • 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
    • 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

If interested, please apply online at http://track.tmpservice.com/ApplyClick.aspx?id=1879726-2015-1596

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