Senior Software Development Engineer

Recruiter
Amazon
Location
United Kingdom
Posted
13 Apr 2018
Closes
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
At Amazon's Prime Video, we're fundamentally changing the way millionsof customers access, consume and interact with video content worldwide.Inventing on behalf of our customers is in our DNA: Prime Video, X-Ray,Amazon Studio Originals (The Grand Tour, The Man in the High Castle,Transparent, Shaun the Sheep) and add-on subscriptions (Showtime, Starz,Comedy Central) are just a few of the features and capabilities thatdelight our customers. It's a green-field space overdue for disruptionand we'd like you to join us in our mission to enable everyone tosearch, discover, consume and interact with video content anytime,anywhere and on any device.We are seeking strong Senior Software Development Engineers withdistributed services and web service experience to build the servicesthat power all of Amazon Prime Video devices and web globally. As anAmazon software engineer you will design, develop, test, and runoperations for core platform services. A successful candidate will havean established background in developing services for consumer-facingproducts, a strong technical ability, excellent organizational skills,great communication skills, a motivation to achieve results in afast-paced environment, and, of course, a passion for TV and film.We care about your career growth, too. Once you join the team, you andyour manager will jointly craft a career plan and you'll review itregularly to ensure you're on track to meet your goals. Whether yourgoals are to explore new technologies, take on bigger problems, or getto the next level, we'll help you get there. Our business is growingfast, and our people will grow with it.Job Posted: 5th April 2018Closing Date: 3rd May 2018Salary: CompetitiveLocation: LondonBASIC QUALIFICATIONS Degree in Computer Science or related field Highly proficient in at least one of Java, C++, C# or Objective-C. Familiar with one or more of JavaScript, Scala, Ruby, Perl and Python. Algorithms, data-structures, efficiency, concurrency & performance optimization. Object-oriented development and design patterns. OS fundamentals and systems architecture. Big data, machine learning and other statistical analysis Databases including SQL, noSQL, schema design and optimization Cloud computing, large-scale and high-availability distributed architecture Proficient in at least one modern JavaScript framework such as Reactor Node.js Experience working with Agile methods Strong analytical and excellent problem solving skills. Strong written and verbal English communications skills. Highly pragmatic; we use technology to solve real-world problems expediently. Experience leading & influencing software engineering bestpractices within your team and across others for the full softwaredevelopment life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, designreviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations Experience mentoring software engineers to improve their skills andmake them more effective, product software engineersPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Linux/UNIX including command-line tools and scripting Web development (HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript)Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately thatemploying a diverse workforce is central to our success. We makerecruiting decisions based on objective criteria including yourexperience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent,simplify and build. We welcome applications from all sections of societyirrespective of colour, race, religion or belief, nationality, ethnic ornational origin, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, sex,marital status, disability, age or trade union membership. Please let usknow if you have any special requirements in relation to thisrecruitment process. - provided by Dice AGILE, BIG DATA, C#, C++, CLOUD, CLOUD COMPUTING, COMPUTER SCIENCE, DEGREE, DNA, HTML5, JAVA, JAVASCRIPT, LINUX, MACHINE LEARNING, NODE.JS, NOSQL, PERL, PYTHON, RUBY, SCALA, SOFTWARE ENGINEERING, SQL, STATISTICAL ANALYSIS, UNIX, WEB DEVELOPMENT

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