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Software Development Engineer

Software Development Engineer

Job ID 
568867
Location 
LU-Luxembourg
Posted Date 
08/11/2017
Company 
Amazon Europe Core SARL - LUX
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

We are the European Fulfillment Network (EFN) technical team, building and operating the engine of Amazon’s European retail business. Our goal is to make all products in a given country available on all of Amazon’s European websites, at the lowest possible cost, and in the language of the customer. We create services to store and ship products across the European landscape, providing the best product price and availability to our European customers. We are looking for motivated problem-solvers who will embrace the end-to-end ownership of services that make tens of millions of retail decisions every minute, within a distributed technical environment. You will create the best European shopping experience possible, at the biggest scale ever.

Job Responsibilities
  • Work with your team to define and understand service functional and technical requirements
  • Develop detailed architecture and design for components and services
  • Code, test, and deploy services that are part of the EFN programs
  • Participate in and lead code & design reviews
  • Build and test services for operational load, build monitoring systems and automate manual operations work
  • Work with peers in other Amazon Retail teams to build and scale services
  • Assist with recruiting, hiring, and growing the team

This position is based in our EU Headquarters in Luxembourg


The Grand Duchy of Luxembourg is a diverse and multicultural country located in the heart of Europe, bordered by France, Belgium and Germany, with a total population of around half a million. Luxembourg has Luxembourgish, French and German as national languages, with English spoken by the many expatriates and most locals. The country is known for banking and a number of EU institutions plus an increasing number of technology-centric organizations. Luxembourg City boasts a rich cultural scene and a high standard of living.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or a related discipline.
  • Experience in an object oriented language such as Java, Ruby, C++, etc.
  • Experience in a wide range of APIs, tools, and open source libraries.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and design skills.
  • Passion for writing reliable, efficient, scalable, and maintainable code.
  • Independently driven, resourceful, and able to deliver results with minimal direction.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
  • High sense of ownership, urgency, and drive.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience with SQL, service oriented architectures, and internet security fundamentals. Previous experience with retail systems – ordering, placement, etc. - is a plus.

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.