• Software Development Engineer

    Location UK-London
    Posted Date 2 months ago(04/09/2018 16:27)
    Job ID
    712606
    Company
    AMZN Dev Center (London) Ltd
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United Kingdom
  • Job Description

    At Prime Video, we're fundamentally changing the way millions of customers access, consume and interact with video content worldwide. Inventing on behalf of our customers is in our DNA: Prime Video, X-Ray, Amazon Studio Originals (The Grand Tour, The Man in the High Castle, Transparent, Shaun the Sheep) and add-on subscriptions (Showtime, Starz, Comedy Central) are just a few of the features and capabilities that delight our customers. It's a green-field space overdue for disruption and we'd like you to join us in our mission to enable everyone to search, discover, consume and interact with video content anytime, anywhere and on any device.

    The Amazon Video Platform team is seeking strong software development engineers with distributed services and web service experience to build the services that power all of Amazon Video devices and web globally. The services the team owns are mission critical for the day to day running of Amazon Video that process hundreds of thousands of transactions a second globally. As an Amazon software engineer, you will design, develop, test, and run operations for core platform (web) services.

    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

    • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
    • Hands-on expertise in many disparate technologies, typically ranging from front-end user interfaces through to back-end systems and all points in between
    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 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.
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