Software Development Engineer in Seattle, Washington

Do you want to be a part of a new initiative that will redefine the architecture of web pages within Amazon? Are you passionate about building a cutting edge platform that will be used across all of Amazon retail websites? Are you excited about developing solutions that scale to 1000s of transactions per second? If you live for these kinds of challenges, we have the job for you!

The Shopping Portal is a Tier-1 application that is focused on building an universal portal that allows efficient creation of new web pages for Amazon across multiple locales. The portal is a Service Oriented Architecture(SOA) based framework that abstracts the common site wide functionality and provides a standard interface for the various pages within Amazon to integrate with it.

Key Responsibilities:

+ + Play a major role in the design of the system with an eye on serving 100% of Amazon traffic and develop major components of it.

  • Work with cross-functional teams across the company to launch best in class technical solutions for the portal initiative

  • Lead the design reviews for your team and actively participate in design reviews of related software or other team software.

  • Work with developers, managers and test engineers to define the quality and operational goals for the team

  • Optimize the performance and improve the availability of the system to meet and exceed Amazon's Tier-1 guidelines

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field

  • 4+ years of software development experience.

  • Experience developing highly-secure, highly-maintainable, and fast applications (threat analysis, design patterns, performance profiling).

  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations

  • Strong object-oriented design and coding skills

  • MS in Computer Science or a related field.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Proven track record in delivering features in agile environment

Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation

AMZR Req ID: 504649

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