• Senior Software Development Engineer

    Location US-CA-Palo Alto
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/6/2018 7:52 AM)
    Job ID
    649694
    Company
    Amazon.com Services, Inc.
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United States
  • Job Description

    Are you passionate about Robotics and developing a fantastic user experience? Teams across Amazon are working on robotics to solve real world problems. We are looking for software engineers to accelerate the development of ROS 2 and Gazebo to solve complex Robotics problems.

    The ideal candidate enjoys working on ambiguous software problems, possesses analytical, design and problem-solving skills, interested in contributing to open source software, and is experienced with ROS and or Gazebo. You will design and build new features, identify and investigate new technologies, prototype solutions, and test and review changes, to deliver an exceptional customer experience.

    To be successful in this role, you must have the aptitude to work within a fast moving, startup environment in a large company to rapidly deliver services that have a broad business impact.


    Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline'
    • 8+ years of relevant engineering experience
    • Experience with OOD and object oriented languages
    • Experience designing new systems for scale and flexibility from the ground up
    • Computer Science fundamentals in data structures, algorithm design, and problem solving
    • Proficiency in developing objected-oriented software, with deep experience in one or more relevant languages (Java, C++, or C#)
    • Open Source tools know-how (e.g. GitHub, Jenkins...)

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience with distributed systems development\
    • Experience with Robotics, ROS and/or Gazebo
    • Demonstrated ability to reach stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment
    • Experience building extremely high volume, highly scalable, near real time web services
    • Experience building highly available systems and operating 24x7 services
    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation
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