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Software Development Engineer

Software Development Engineer

Job ID 
387525
Location 
UK-London
Posted Date 
09/12/2016
Company 
AMZN Dev Center (London) Ltd
Recruiting Team 
North American Teams - Consumer - Retail Plus

Job Description

At Amazon Voice and Advanced Natural Shopping (VANS), we strive to enable shopping in everyday life. We allow customers to instantly order whatever they need, by simply interacting with their Smart Devices such as Amazon Echo or Fire TV. Our Services allow you to shop, no matter where you are or what you are doing, you can go from 'I want that' to 'that's on the way' in a matter of seconds. We are seeking the industry's best to help us create new ways to interact, search and shop. Join us, and you'll be taking part in changing the future of everyday life.

The VANS group is seeking talented and experienced engineers to design and develop Natural User Interface (NUI) shopping experiences and algorithms in London. You'll have the freedom (and encouragement) to experiment, improve, invent, and innovate on behalf of our customers. You will have an impact on Amazon's new devices and the way shopping is done in the area of IoT and mobile development. And finally you will have the satisfaction of being able to look back and say you were a key contributor to something special from its earliest stages.

Basic Qualifications

* Bachelor’s (or above) Degree in Computer Science or equivalent in related field
* 5+ years professional experience in software development
* Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design
* Computer Science fundamentals in 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++, Objective C, or Java
* 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

Preferred Qualifications

* iOS, Android, or other client development background a plus
* 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