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Sr. Software Development Engineer, Amazon Video - Amazon Video Commerce Platform

Sr. Software Development Engineer, Amazon Video - Amazon Video Commerce Platform

Job ID 
375518
Location 
UK-London
Posted Date 
14/10/2016
Company 
AMZN Dev Center (London) Ltd
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

Are you excited about working on features millions of people use?
We're looking for bold, intellectually curious engineers who like hard problems. You're going to change the face of online video.

At Amazon Video, we're fundamentally changing the way millions of customers access, consume and interact with video content worldwide. Inventing on behalf of our customers is at our core: Prime Video, X-Ray and Amazon Studio Originals (The Grand Tour, The Man in the High Castle, Transparent, Shaun the Sheep..) are just a few of the features and capabilities that delight our customers. It's a green-field space overdue for disruption and we'd like you to join us in our mission to enable everyone to search, discover, consume and interact with video content anytime, anywhere and on any device.

The team is chartered to design large scale systems to power the Amazon Video viewed by a massive audience daily, and you will help bring customers streaming video view experience to a new level. You will develop the service to run on Amazon's cloud computing infrastructure (AWS) and have opportunities to interact with teams inside and outside the organization, plus to work on a variety of video devices such as the Kindle Fire, Fire TV, Fire phone, game consoles, Internet-connected TVs, BD Players, set-top-boxes, and mobile devices.

As a Senior Software Development Engineer you will lead the design of high-impact new automated tools and other test investments that help maintain the quality of the Amazon Video client platforms. You will have an established track record in launching highly available customer-facing services and experiences, deep technical ability, excellent project management skills, solid communication skills, an ability and dream to achieve results in a dynamic environment, high creativity and, of course, a passion for bringing a world-class entertainment experience to Amazon customers..

Basic Qualifications

  • Has lead the architecture, design and implementation of high-impact features at large scale.
  • Solid experience of software development
  • Deal well with ambiguous/undefined problems; ability to think abstractly
  • Metrics, analysis, and software profiling
  • Strong object-oriented design skills, fluent in design patterns and pragmatic in their application.
  • Experience leading and influencing software engineering methodologies within your team.
  • Experience with Java or other object oriented languages OR with client-side development in at least one of JavaScript, Android or iOS
  • Experience coaching & mentoring software development engineers including leading code and design reviews
  • Expert knowledge of, as well as experience leading/influencing, professional software engineering best practices for the full software development process, including coding standards, reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations with your teams
  • Proficiency in, at least, one modern programming language such as Java, C or C++
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, computer engineering or related technical discipline

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline
  • Self-directed, demonstrate leadership potential and a great teammate
  • Eager to learn and learn fast, enjoy a rapidly changing environment
  • Shown ability to work effectively in a multi-functional team
  • Driven to provide the best customer experience via technology
  • Experience influencing software engineers best practices within your team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Past experience in tooling or automation frameworks
  • Ability to drive innovation
  • Exposure to working with BDD tooling, languages and frameworks such as Cucumber, Gherkin or Selenium
Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief.

All offers are conditional on references, verification of the right to work in the UK, and successful background screening check. This will include previous employment verification, qualification verification (if relevant) and a basic criminal check. Further details of this policy/procedure will be sent to you along with your conditional offer

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