• Software Development Engineer

    Location UK-London
    Posted Date 2 months ago(2 months ago)
    Job ID
    693230
    Company
    AMZN Dev Center (London) Ltd
  • 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.

    Prime Video is changing the way millions of customers interact with video content. The Prime 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.

    The Client Services team runs the largest scale platforms at Amazon Video globally. We are responsible for all device traffic, authentication, routing, traffic shaping, device on-boarding, Geo-IP location / Routing, Customer Preferences and Settings, Parental Controls in over 240 countries. We are leading work with a number of AWS technologies that is cutting new ground.

    Our challenges are unique – you will solve technical challenges in large-scale distributed computing, performance, scalability, security, working with our custom built and AWS technologies. You will drive future solutions that will impact how we run Prime Video worldwide and interface with many teams.

    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

    • Highly proficient in Java.
    • Experience with core AWS services, specifically including DynamoDB, SNS, SQS.
    • Experience with distributed systems at scale (e.g. serving hundreds of billions of requests per month).
    • Designing for high-availability.
    • Agile methods.
    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.

    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.
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