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Software Development Engineer

Software Development Engineer

Job ID 
598080
Location 
UK-London
Posted Date 
24/11/2017
Company 
AMZN Dev Center (London) Ltd
Recruiting Team 
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Job Description

The video entertainment industry is at an exciting crossroads. Billions have been invested, market-leaders are emerging, and cutting-edge digital video services are delivering award-winning original programming. There’s never been a better time play a major role in this disruptive revolution.

Amazon Video is changing the way millions of customers interact with video content. The Amazon Video team delivers high-quality instant video to Amazon customers through subscriptions (such as Amazon Prime) as well as purchases and rentals. Amazon believes so deeply in the mission of Video that we've launched our own studio to create original and exclusive content. Every day we face the challenges of a fast paced market and expanding technology set.

We are looking for talented Software Development Engineers (SDE’s) to come join us and build great products. We are hiring for a number of different teams and technologies.

It is a space where a well-rounded and motivated developer can progress quickly and make a real impact to the delight of millions of customers worldwide.

The complexity of the software we develop makes our working environment exciting and challenging. Come join our team where innovation is part of our DNA, customer obsession our main core value, and our talented people- our greatest asset.

Please note: the roles we are recruiting for are located in London but we also have teams in Bristol and Edinburgh. Remote work is not an option for these roles.

Please apply to this position online if you are interested in Software Development Engineer opportunities at Amazon Video


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.
  • Experience with one or more of JavaScript, Ruby, Perl, Python.
  • Evidence of working with algorithms, data-structures, efficiency, concurrency, performance optimization.
  • Evidence of working with object-oriented development and design patterns.
  • OS fundamentals and systems architecture.
  • Cloud computing, large-scale and high-availability distributed architecture.
  • Experience working in an Agile environment.
  • Strong analytical and excellent problem solving skills.
  • Strong written and verbal English communications skills.

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.
  • Highly pragmatic; we use technology to solve real-world problems expediently.
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 objective criteria including your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. We welcome applications from all sections of society irrespective of belief, colour, race, religion or belief, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, sex, marital status, disability, age or trade union membership. Please let us know if you have any special requirements in relation to this recruitment process.


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