Amazon.co.uk opened its virtual doors in October 1998 and strives to be the world's most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything that they might want to buy online. Originally known as a bookseller, Amazon.co.uk has dramatically expanded its range over the years to offer everything from DVDs to MP3s, Toys to Tools, Clothing to Computers and so much more.
The Selection Contribution Platform (SCP) owns the systems that allow Amazon retail business units to carry the largest, highest quality and most up to date retail selection in the world. SCP directly contributes to Amazon's vision of carrying earth's largest selection. As a member of the team, you will play a key role in driving Amazon's Retail business. You will develop the web applications used by over 5,000 Amazon Retail business users to process ~30 million Catalog updates per week. You will work on the key strategic program List Once, Sell Globally while also working on optimization, usability, scalability and availability of our applications. Working with business teams to translate their needs into technical requirements you will build cutting-edge systems that meet challenging business and technical goals.
Are you seeking an environment where you can drive innovation? Do you want to apply state-of-the-art computer science to solve real world problems? Do you want to pave the future of Amazon Retail, enhancing how we do business as a key player in global e-commerce? Opportunity
To meet these challenges, Amazon Retail Systems is looking for a passionate, talented and super-smart web UX engineer. We’re looking for someone who innovates, loves solving hard problems and never takes no for an answer. Our engineers are some of the best software developers in the industry, who work hard, have fun and make history.
With a broad technology toolbox you are able to select the right technical solution for each business challenge, playing a key role within the team as we build innovative and robust solutions that drive ongoing expansion to Amazon's catalogs across our worldwide websites. Your solutions must be well designed, implemented, tested, deployed and supported.
Your success will depend on your skills in understanding the big picture of Amazon's retail business and delivering incremental solutions contributing to the larger vision.
Amazon.co.uk offers a competitive reward package, pension scheme and life cover, 25 days holiday per annum and a range of other excellent benefits including private healthcare. You will also have the opportunity to develop a rewarding career. 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.