The Software Development Engineer will work on an initiative to improve engagement within digital content (i.e. apps, games and movies, TV shows and more). The development engineer will have the opportunity to build a service and set the infrastructure for years to come. You will lead features, system design, architecture and implement services with ultra-high performance and high reliability. This will include challenging problems involving large scale data engineering, machine learning, AWS, mobile and IoT.
You will work in a small tight-knit team and directly interact with the product manager and leadership to scope, design and deliver new features iteratively. You will also have a chance to tap into principal engineers within Amazon to continue to learn and grow.
If you are passionate about building data-driven systems and services and enjoy the mobile apps, gaming and the IoT space, then this role is for you. You should be somebody who likes owning software services, rapidly prototyping new products, customer-centric, and feels strongly not only about building good software but about making that software achieve its goals in operational reality. You are comfortable taking initiative, and mentoring a team of top-notch software developers. You enjoy a unique blend of hard computer science problems and an opportunity to help the businesses meet their customer needs. These skills help us define the bleeding edge for elegant, super-scalable services at Amazon.com.
Key responsibilities for this position include:
* Lead feature, service and system design and architecture, building innovative solutions pushing the limits of what is possible, typically from scratch * Ability to rapidly prototype new solutions to inform design and architecture choices * Work closely with the other engineers to implement services with ultra-high performance and high reliability * Build efficient and reusable abstractions and systems * Identify and communicate best practices for engineering and acts as the SME for the team
Amazon is a company operating a marketplace for consumers, sellers, and content creators.