Software Development Engineer | Amazon Private Brands, Discovery Infrastructure & Engineering Team (DIET)

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Job summary
Are you interested in being part of a high impact and growing business? Are you passionate about creating best-in-class software using AWS and machine learning?

At Amazon, we're working to create the most customer-centric company on earth. To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven leaders to help us deliver great customer experiences. We are looking for a dynamic, customer-obsessed and innovative software engineer to join our Amazon Private Brands team. Our Private Brands offer customers outstanding quality, at great prices and we are looking for software engineers to to build new systems that will help customers discover our Private Brands products.

This is a team with a fast paced, highly collaborative start up like environment inside Amazon. To be successful you need to be flexible, entrepreneurial, and resilient. You are a true owner - you are passionate about the business and drive relentlessly to optimize and improve our deliverable, and allowing the business to move at a fast pace. You collaborate with product managers, technical program managers, and partner teams. You are comfortable with ambiguity and willing to develop quick proof of concepts, iterate and improve. You create extensible design and easy to maintain solutions with the long-term vision in mind.

As a software engineer you will be working with business partners, software development engineers and QA to design, implement, test, launch, document, and maintain complex software applications, tools, and systems. You will learn a variety of cutting-edge technologies and develop well-rounded skills on technology, leadership, and effective project management. Not only do we deliver high-impact customer facing features, we also focus on learning, sharing, innovating and having fun at work.

The team offers highly motivated engineers diverse challenges building world-class, highly available service technologies, comprehending big-data, and delivering ML-based solutions.

Basic Qualifications

· Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design
· Bachelor's degree in computer science related fields OR 1+ years equivalent experience in software development
· Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field
· Equivalent experience to a Bachelor's degree based on 3 years of work experience for every 1 year of education
· Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design & data structures
· Computer Science fundamentals in algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
· Proficiency in, at least, one modern programming language such as C, C++, Java, Kotlin or Perl

Preferred Qualifications

· Experience building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
· Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
· Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project
· Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and management to collect requirements, describe software product features, and technical designs.
· Hands-on expertise in many disparate technologies, typically ranging from front-end user interfaces through to back-end systems and all points in between
· Knowledge of AWS, Sagemaker, and Spark
· Experience with Python and/or Scala is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit

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