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Software Development Engineer II

Software Development Engineer II

Job ID 
557740
Location 
UK-London
Posted Date 
12/07/2017
Company 
AMZN Dev Center (London) Ltd
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

At Amazon Alexa Shopping, we are defining the first world-class voice and AI assisted shopping experience.
Alexa Shopping enables customers to instantly order whatever they need, by simply interacting with their Smart Devices. 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, delivering features our customers love- at high quality, and at scale.
You will have a chance to work on high-profile products and experiences, at the forefront of voice and AI assisted shopping.
You will work in an Agile environment, building and operating massively scalable services.
Leveraging existing Amazon services and components, and innovating novel capabilities as needed, you will work closely with your team to iteratively deliver business value and customer facing features.
Join us, and help shape the future of shopping.

Basic Qualifications


  • Batchelor’s degree in Computer Science, or equivalent
  • 5+ years’ experience in software development at scale
  • Good CS fundamentals, including OOP/OOD, design patterns, algorithms, data structures, etc
  • Proficiency in at least one modern, strongly typed OO language, preferably Java but C++, C#, Objective C also considered
  • Experience in a ‘full stack,’ i.e have configured web servers, load balancers, etc
  • Experience building complex software systems in a service oriented architecture
  • Experience of modern software engineering processes and practice – code standards and review, SCM, build tools and processes

Preferred Qualifications

  • AI/Machine Learning experience
  • Experience of CI/CD
  • Experience in a ‘DevOps’ working model
  • Experience working in an Agile development process
  • Experience with AWS’ suite of services