Amazon.com Software Development Engineer in Seattle, Washington

Have you ever noticed the “See more buying choices” or “New & Used offers” while you’re shopping on Amazon? Maybe you’ve sold an old textbook or extra movie yourself. Selling on Amazon is one of the fastest growing businesses at Amazon.com. The Amazon Marketplace team drives this multi-billion dollar business and develops solutions that enable millions of sellers around the world to sell on Amazon's Marketplaces.

We are looking for senior engineers with a strong sense of ownership and a passion for delivering creative solutions for complex problems on an unprecedented scale. As part of the team, you will be given the chance to have a significant impact on our systems, our business and most importantly, our customers as we take on significant challenges that can reshape the ecommerce industry.

Successful candidates must also be innovative, flexible, self-directed, and able to design and write high-performance, reliable, maintainable code. The ability to function at a very high level in a fast paced environment along with a team of very talented engineers is essential. If you enjoy working in a dynamic environment to deliver world class mission critical systems, this may be the career opportunity for you!

Position Responsibilities:

Participate in the design, development, implementation, testing and documentation of large-scale, multi-tiered, distributed software applications, tools, systems and services using [Java, Object Oriented Design and Distributed Programming]. Translate functional requirements into robust, scalable, supportable solutions that work well within the overall system architecture. Participate in the full development cycle, end-to-end, from design, implementation, and testing to documentation, delivery and maintenance. Produce comprehensive, usable software documentation. Evaluate and make decisions around the use of new or existing software products and tools. Mentor junior development engineers.

  • Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer or Electrical Engineer, Mathematics, or a related field plus at least one year of experience in the job offered or related occupations of Software Engineer, Software Developer, or a related occupation. Employer will accept a Bachelor’s degree and five years of experience in the job offered or a related occupation as equivalent to the Master’s degree and one year of experience. One year of experience in the job offered or related occupation must involve designing and developing large-scale, multi-tiered, distributed software applications, tools, systems and services using Java, Object Oriented Design and Distributed Programming].

Familiarity with Java/J2EE

Solid understanding of Object-Oriented design and concepts

Excellent communication and analytical skills.

Familiarity with Spring MVC, Ruby, Perl, JavaScript, AJAX, XML/XSLT, SOAP, SQL, Oracle/Berkeley databases, AWS, caching technologies, web protocols, Web services technologies a strong plus. Experience developing software in a Unix/Linux environment.

AMZR Req ID: 455296