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Software Development Engineer, Amazon Video - Financial Systems Automation Team

Software Development Engineer, Amazon Video - Financial Systems Automation Team

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AMZN Dev Center (London) Ltd
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Job Description

Television is changing. Amazon Video would like to offer every film to everyone to watch instantly anywhere. Would you like to join us to help shape the future of TV?

AV deliver films and TV shows instantly to PCs, portable devices, consoles, and TVs worldwide. We have opportunities for talented engineers, designers, testers, product managers, and technical leaders to join our development teams in London to work on global features in our development teams. You will be encouraged to see the big picture, be creative, and positively impact millions of customers. This is a young and evolving business where creativity and drive can have a lasting impact on the way video is enjoyed worldwide.

The AV Financial Systems group is seeking a talented Software Development Engineer to build world-class bespoke financial software from the ground up to support our expanding global video business. As an Amazon software engineer in this team you will design, develop, test and deploy new features to automate financial processes. A successful candidate will have strong technical ability, great communication skills and an established background in developing full-stack n-tier systems. An interest in how we account for and manage the financials for a multi-billion dollar business would also be beneficial.

Basic Qualifications

  • Degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design.
  • Highly proficient in at least one of Java, C++, C#, Objective-C.
  • Familiar with one or more of JavaScript, Ruby, Perl, Python.
  • Algorithms, data-structures, efficiency, concurrency, performance optimization.
  • Object-oriented development and design patterns.
  • OS fundamentals and systems architecture.
  • Strong analytical and excellent problem solving skills.
  • Strong written and verbal English communications skills.
  • Highly pragmatic; we use technology to solve real-world problems expediently.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Linux/UNIX including command-line tools and scripting
  • Web development (HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript)
  • Databases including SQL, noSQL, schema design and optimization
  • Big data, machine learning and other statistical analysis
  • Cloud computing, large-scale and high-availability distributed architecture
  • Agile methods
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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