• Software Development Engineer

    Location UK-London
    Posted Date 3 months ago(27/12/2018 16:08)
    Job ID
    761921
    Company
    AMZN Dev Center (London) Ltd
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United Kingdom
  • Job Description


    Television is changing. Amazon’s Prime Video would like to offer every film to everyone to watch instantly anywhere. Would you like to join us to help shape the future of TV?

    Prime Video deliver films and TV shows instantly to PCs, portable devices, consoles, and TVs worldwide. We have opportunities for talented engineers, designers, testers, product managers, and technical leaders to join our development teams in London to work on global features in our development teams. You will be encouraged to see the big picture, be creative, and positively impact millions of customers. This is a young and evolving business where creativity and drive can have a lasting impact on the way video is enjoyed worldwide.

    The TVOD Commerce team is responsible for the Amazon customer experience when buying and renting video content, from surfacing the most relevant offers and ensuring transactions succeed to handling the lifecycle of everything they have bought. We are seeking back end engineers 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, availability, and accuracy 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 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.
    • Proficient in at least one of Java, C++, C#, Objective-C.
    • Evidence of working with algorithms, data-structures, efficiency, concurrency, performance optimization.
    • Evidence of working with object-oriented development and design patterns.
    • Strong analytical and excellent problem solving skills.
    • Strong written and verbal English communications skills.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience with one or more of JavaScript, Ruby, Perl, Python.
    • Some expertise in 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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