• Software Development Engineer

    Location UK-London
    Posted Date 3 months ago(10/12/2018 7:10)
    Job ID
    760797
    Company
    AMZN Dev Center (London) Ltd
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United Kingdom
  • Job Description

    Would you like to join us to help shape the future of the video entertainment industry?

    Amazon Video delivers ground-breaking digital video services and award-winning original programming instantly to PCs, portable devices, consoles, and TVs worldwide. We have opportunities for talented software developers, testers, product managers, and technical leaders to join our development teams in London to work on global features in our commerce platform. You will be pushed to see the big picture, be creative, and positively impact millions of customers. This is an evolving business where creativity and drive can have a lasting impact on the way video is enjoyed worldwide.
    Within Amazon Video, the Commerce team is 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 lifecycle of everything they have bought. We are seeking software developers to build the services that power all of Amazon Video devices and web globally. This job will challenge you on various fronts – You will solve technical challenges in optimization, large-scale computing, distributed systems, scalability, security, and algorithms just to name a few. You will drive future solutions that will impact how we run Amazon Video worldwide by collaborating with many teams. You should have an established background in launching distributed and/or web services for consumer-facing products, a strong technical ability, excellent organizational skills, great communication skills, a motivation to achieve results in a rapidly changing environment, and, of course, a real passion for TV and film.

    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.
    • Familiar with one or more of JavaScript, Ruby, Perl, Python.
    • Algorithms, data-structures, efficiency, concurrency, performance optimization.
    • Object-oriented development and design patterns.
    • OS fundamentals and systems architecture.
    • Strong analytical and excellent problem solving skills.
    • Strong written and verbal English communications skills.
    • Highly pragmatic; we use technology to solve real-world problems expediently.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience taking a leading role in building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
    • Hands-on expertise in many disparate technologies, typically ranging from front-end user interfaces through to back-end systems and all points in between.
    • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations

    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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