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.
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
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