Software Development Engineer
AbeBooks
Vancouver, BC, CA
2d ago
source : BCJobs.com

Does building a new distributed system that solves Amazon's large-scale core business problem interests you?

If yes, then come and be a part of a team that will directly shape and influence the future growth of Amazon. The High Volume Hiring (HVH) team is responsible for delivering an industry leading applicant and recruiter experience.

You will be developing innovative global recruiting solutions that are scalable, flexible and robust. These solutions will directly contribute to Amazon's continued growth and launching of new products and services.

You will contribute to all aspects of the software development lifecycle including design, development, documentation, testing and operations.

You have strong verbal and written communication skills, are self-driven and deliver high quality results in a fast-paced environment.

As a part of the HVH team, you will deliver robust feature sets, intuitive designs, and user interfaces that make it easy for Amazonians to excel at staffing various lines of business with high quality talent.

As a software development engineer on team, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the definition, vision, design, roadmap and development of product features from beginning to end. You will :

  • Work with the team to help drive business decisions
  • Design, implement, test, deploy and maintain innovative software solutions to transform service performance, durability, cost, and security.
  • Use software engineering best practices to ensure a high standard of quality for all of the team deliverables
  • Write high quality distributed system software
  • Work in an agile, startup-like development environment, where you are always working on the most important stuff.
  • We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Amazon. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
  • Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design
  • 1+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field.
  • Ability to mentor other software engineers.
  • Solid knowledge of Computer Science fundamentals (object-oriented design, data structures and algorithm design).
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills.
  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Architectural experience creating highly-scalable web or desktop applications.
  • A solid understanding of best practices and techniques regarding web scalability, performance, and security.
  • Experience mentoring junior software engineers to improve their skills and make them more effective and productive software engineers.
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