• Sr Software Development Engineer - Financial Systems Team, Prime Video UK

    Location UK-London
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(31/01/2019 18:30)
    Job ID
    AMZN Dev Center (London) Ltd
    Company/Location (search) : Country (Full Name)
    United Kingdom
  • Job Description

    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, Tom Clancy’s 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...

    The Financial Systems team is seeking a talented Senior Software Development Engineer to technically leads teams in building world-class bespoke financial software from the ground up to support our expanding global video business. As an Amazon Senior Software Engineer, you will lead the team to design, develop, test and deploy new products, systems, and features to automate financial processes. A successful candidate will have strong technical ability, great communication skills and an established background in leading teams to designing developing full-stack n-tier systems. An interest in how we account for and manage the financials for a multi-billion dollar business would also be beneficial.

    Basic Qualifications

    • Degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience.
    • Computer Science & software engineering fundamentals in algorithms, data-structures, object-oriented design, efficiency, concurrency & performance optimization.
    • Highly proficient in at least one modern programming language such as Java, Scala, C++, C#, Objective-C, JavaScript, Ruby, Perl, Python, or Kotlin
    • Proven technical leadership of at least 1-3 teams as a Technical Lead, Team Lead, or Architect
    • Strong experience in leading teams in systems design & architecture, including leading design reviews for your team and/or others
    • Experience leading and influencing professional software engineering best practices for your team and others, across the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code & design reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, security, and operations
    • Experience mentoring software engineers on your team to successfully execute on their deliverables, and achieve their longer term career aspirations
    • Experience working directly with customers, senior management, and/or business/product teams to influence your team’s roadmap & prioritization, as well as defining requirements for highly ambiguous problems

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience with cloud computing, and large-scale, high-availability distributed architectures that have been successfully delivered to customers
    • Experience with big data processing
    • 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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