Senior Software Development Engineer
Amazon
Vancouver , BC, CA
1d ago

DESCRIPTION

SDEs at Amazon work on real world problems on a global scale, own their systems end to end and influence the direction of our technology that impacts hundreds of millions customers around the world.

At Amazon an SDE can expect to design flexible and scalable solutions, and work on some of the most complex challenges in large-scale computing by utilizing your skills in data structures, algorithms, and object oriented programming.

Coming to Amazon gives you the opportunity to work on a small development team in one of our many organizations; Amazon Web Services, ecommerce Services, Kindle, Marketplace, Operations, Platform Technologies and Retail.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field, or 7+ year relevant work experience
  • 5 or more years’ experience in software development
  • Computer Science fundamentals in OO design, data structures and algorithm design
  • Proficiency in a modern programming language such as C++ or Java
  • PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong, object-oriented design and coding skills (C / C++ and / or Java preferably on a UNIX or Linux platform)
  • Knowledge of Perl or other scripting languages a plus
  • Experience with distributed (multi-tiered) systems, algorithms, and relational databases
  • Ability to effectively articulate technical challenges and solutions
  • Deal well with ambiguous / undefined problems; ability to think abstractly
  • Previous technical internship(s) preferred
  • Graduate degree a plus
  • Strong written / spoken communication skills
  • Experience with system architecture / design
  • Experience with distributed systems operating in a scalable / high volume environment
  • Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

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