Take the earth's most customer-centric company. Mix in hundreds of millions of shoppers spending tens of billions of dollars annually and an opportunity to drive a next generation shopping experience. What do you get? The most exciting Big Data/Personalization position in the industry.
Are you passionate about working on disruptive ideas? Are you obsessed with finding and building the most innovative and customer-friendly user experiences? Have you built and launched new customer experiences for millions of customers?
This is a unique opportunity that combines the ability to build new and exciting user experiences for Amazon's customers, with the opportunity to work with 'big data' and advanced techniques to determine the best personalized experience for millions of Amazon's customers.
With the recent launch of Echo and Fire TV, and Amazon's expanding stable of innovative devices, Amazon has made a significant investment across hardware, software and content licensing to bring together the best digital experience for our customers.
Do you want to be part of a revolution that is defining how people get their entertainment and information?
We are a small, high performing team that works on the full software life-cycle with a huge emphasis on diving deep and experimenting rapidly leveraging Amazon's Machine Learning/Big Data expertise. We design, experiment, implement, test and iterate and our goal is to make the Amazon ecosystem experience uniquely personal. Our org (a.k.a P13N) revolutionized e-commerce with features such as "Customers Who Bought Also Bought" and "Recommended for You" and we are looking for creative and innovative engineers with a penchant for deep technical problem solving and the ability to lead and mentor other engineers across teams/divisions.
About the role:
This role requires outstanding programming skills and a passion for user experience and design. You must also have a demonstrated ability for optimizing, developing, launching and maintaining large scale production systems. As a key member of the team, you will contribute to all aspects of the software lifecycle: design, experimentation, implementation and testing. You should be willing to dive deep, experiment rapidly and get things done. You should have an entrepreneurial spirit, love autonomy, know how to deliver, and long for the opportunity to build pioneering solutions to challenging problems. Experience building back-end systems utilized by low latency/high volume mobile applications, and having demonstrated ability optimizing systems across a variety of domains/surfaces (Web, Mobile Web, Apps, other devices) are a plus, but not a requirement.
You're an experienced engineer looking for a career where you'll be able to build, deliver, and impress. You want to work on projects that require innovative and creative thinking, deep technical problem solving, and the opportunity to lead and mentor other engineers. You challenge yourself and others to constantly come up with better solutions. You're a thought leader - but you don't just know how to solve the problem - you prove it by building the solution. You have a high bar for coding excellence and a passion for design and architecture and are a clear communicator.
We offer excellent pay and generous stock plans, great benefits including medical, dental, vision, 401k with matching and paid paternity and maternity leave. Relocation is available for qualified candidates.
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