Identity Services owns the systems that enable authenticating and identifying every Amazon customer in the world. Every aspect of the Amazon global business depends on our systems to know who the customer is, and if our systems are not up and running, the company stops. We balance keeping our systems fast, scalable and performant (no exceptions!) with rapidly delivering great features for Amazon customers and our developer partners. In short, we get to own and innovate on a critical customer experience while also supporting nearly every other business at the company; the best of both worlds!
The Mobile Identity team is responsible for all non-website initiated authentication for access to or using Amazon systems. The area of influence is all Amazon customers on Amazon devices, Amazon and subsidiary apps as well as thousands of Login with Amazon clients and millions of customers. Examples include Alexa, Echo, Kindle, Tablets, FireTV and the various shopping and delivery Apps. Customer trust is the most important factor for Amazon and we are the guardians of it. The position has high impact and high visibility and offers opportunities in mobile as well as service development. Being an external facing component, it offers additional architectural and security challenges that are not associated with protected internal services.
We are looking for experienced engineers who have a passion for keeping our customer information safe while providing frictionfree experiences, thrive on solving complex problems and relish the challenge of operating a complex and mission critical system under extreme loads. Come join our team of developers who are experts in building and supporting large scale services that are used millions of times a minute.
* Translation of complex functional and technical requirements into detailed architecture and design * Responsible for portions of the systems architecture, scalability, reliability, and performance * Lead software developers in design, implementation and methodology * Be very hands-on, participate in designs, reviews, develop code * Responsible for real-time operational support of the team's functional areas * Maintain current technical knowledge to advance thought leadership and technology breakthroughs * Must be able to work with a minimum of technical supervision and supplemental engineering support, while responding efficiently to multiple program priorities * Works well in a team environment and be able to effectively drive cross-team solutions that have complex dependencies and requirements
Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.