Kindle has changed the way books are published, sold, and read across the globe. Independent authors are now able to publish and sell direct to readers through Kindle and print-on-demand offerings, enabling them to reach audiences never before available. Kindle readers are able to download any book in any language in sixty seconds. Come be a part of changing the way the world reads.
The Kindle Finance & Accounting Tech Engineering team is responsible for providing accurate and timely royalty calculations and accounting entries for all Kindle and print-on-demand book sales. Publishers and authors of all shapes and sizes rely on Amazon to correctly account for all book sales so that they are paid correctly.
Software development engineers on the Kindle Finance & Accounting Tech Engineering team are responsible for implementing, maintaining, and supporting the code for Amazon's various book royalty systems, including those that power Kindle Unlimited, print-on-demand, and all Kindle purchases across the globe. You will closely work with product managers and business teams to understand the domain and design to meet those and future requirements. You will need to be able to articulate technology choices and decisions to a diverse group and be able to influence them. In all, this role is an exciting mix of solid technical complexity, partnering with the business team, and delivery excellence. You will be ably supported by a team of engineers and there will be leadership growth opportunity to mentor junior engineers.
The ideal candidates will have solid experience in architecture, design & delivery of platforms built preferably on Java and Amazon Web Services technologies. Candidates with proficiency in building data intensive, performant applications or platforms will also be considered. You will be passionate and obsess about providing a premium customer experience.
Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.