Amazon’s Prime Video is a premium on-demand video entertainment service that offers customers the greatest choice in what to watch from popular Prime Original TV shows (made by Amazon Studios) such as The Grand Tour, Jack Ryan and the recent Golden Globe winning The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel to Prime Original Movies like the Oscar-winning Manchester by the Sea and The Salesman. The service also offers TV shows that are exclusively available for Prime members in each country such as American Gods, MR ROBOT and Outlander, and more recently live sport including the US Open tennis from 2018 and Premier League games from 2019. Beyond this content exclusivity, the service further differentiates from other video-on-demand services by offering Prime members the opportunity to subscribe to 60+ channels like Discovery, Starz, Eurosport Player and hayu and hundreds of thousands of additional titles to watch instantly with no extra apps to download or long term contracts. Prime Video is at the forefront of the entertainment industry and growing fast - now available in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide – and we work in a dynamic, and exciting environment where innovating on behalf of our customers is at the heart of everything we do. If this sounds exciting to you, please read on.
Within Prime Video, the Amazon Video Commerce Experience organization (AVCX) are responsible for the Amazon customer experience in purchasing and subscribing to video content, from surfacing the most relevant offers and ensuring transactions succeed to handling the life-cycle of everything they have bought. The Title Action Presentation Service (TAPS) is the AVCX service used for building the data needed to buy and play video content from all Prime Video client applications. The TAPS service is used in the rental of video, all Prime & 3rd party channel subscriptions, and is used in almost every purchase, playback, download and refund experience within Amazon's Prime Video platform. It is a fundamental component for almost all new projects and features, and is a central point for interaction between front-end and back-end systems. Joining the TAPS team will give you the opportunity to influence critical product road-maps and design features impacting millions of Video customers around the world.
Are you ready to:
1. Lead a team to design and build solutions for video content while considering large-scale computing, distributed systems, scalability, security, and what technology is right for problem, not just what is used today?
2. Collaborate with other global teams involved in the client and other backend services to ensure the right architecture choices are made?
3. Evangelize these solutions so they will impact how we run Prime Video worldwide?
Who is right for this role?
Software Engineers who have technically led teams in launching distributed and/or web services for consumer-facing products, who take ownership, have excellent organizational skills, great communication skills, a motivation to achieve results in a rapidly changing environment, and a real passion for TV and film!