• Senior Software Engineer - Offline Retail Tech

    Location US-CO-Denver
    Posted Date 1 year ago(9/8/2017 1:50 PM)
    Job ID
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    The Amazon Devices team designs and engineers high-profile consumer electronics, including the best-selling Kindle family of products. We have also produced groundbreaking devices like Fire tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Dash, and Amazon Echo.

    What will you help us create?

    Want to change the way millions of people communicate, shop, and have fun? Want to help Amazon bring products like Fire tablets, Fire TV and Kindle e-readers to market?

    The Offline Retail Tech team enables customers to buy Amazon’s products at Best Buy, Staples and many other brick and mortar retailers worldwide. Amazon’s products are in the US, UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Japan, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, India and others! Our team handles everything from platform services, on-boarding new retail partners, store integration, device software for all in-store display products, and improving the overall in-store experience.

    We are looking for a talented experienced Software Development Engineer to help expand our global offline reach. The Offline Retail Tech team is looking for experienced Software Developers ready to come help us build the a best in class solutions that help us scale the devices business at Amazon scale and speed!

    Come be a part of Amazon’s product development. We want a highly technical individual with strong leadership to help put Amazon’s products in the hands of customers all around the globe.
    In this role, you will:
    • Own system architecture and development for product initiatives and feature development related to Amazon offline fulfillment and our retail partnerships.
    • Investigate, prototype and deliver innovative system solutions.
    • Work with diverse teams throughout Amazon to deliver mission-critical systems.
    • Improve the after-sales customer experience for Kindle device customers.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Science or related technical field
    • 7+ years of experience in at least one modern object-oriented programming language such as Java, C++ or C#
    • 7+ years of experience building large scale, high-performance systems in a complex, multi-tiered, distributed environment
    • 7+ years of design and architecture knowledge as well as familiarity with object oriented analysis and design patterns (OOA/OOD)

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Demonstrated leadership in cross-functional, highly collaborative environment.
    • Experience building complex, high-performance, and highly-available distributed software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers.
    • Demonstrated focus on continuous improvement of systems, software and processes through data analysis and metrics.
    • Experience with service-oriented architecture and web application/services development
    • Experience working in a UNIX/Linux environment
    • Understanding of performance tradeoffs, load balancing and operational issues
    • Ability to clearly and concisely communicate with technical and non-technical stakeholders across all levels of the organization
    • Excellence in technical communication with peers and non-technical cohorts.
    • Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive.
    • Experience mentoring junior software engineers to improve their skills, and make them more effective, product software engineers
    • Experience influencing software engineers best practices within your team

    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation

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