Software Development Engineer in Seattle, Washington

Have you ever wondered how does Amazon make it possible to have our Prime customers get their orders delivered within an hour from the comfort of their home? Prime Now is Amazon's newest benefit for Prime members and sits at the cutting edge of Retail. We offer one-hour delivery on tens of thousands of daily essentials through mobile app as well as browser website. PrimeNow is powered by Amazon’s growing network of fulfillment centers and transportation technology and utilizes high-end technology to speed up order delivery times for customers. The Prime Now tech team owns the development of the Prime Now product, including the end to end customer experience and supply chain operations. We are an early stage initiative with a fast paced, highly collaborative, highly impactful start up like environment inside Amazon. Our team has successfully launched our service in 46 sites across United States, United Kingdom, Japan and Italy. Our customers love us (checkout #PrimeNow on twitter), and our business is growing fast! Our team is incredibly innovative: we are working on a big idea that will break new grounds for Amazon’s global customers.

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We are seeking talented developers who are self learners and passionate about problem solving and customer experience. You will be responsible for the following:

  1. Collaborate with product management team and tech partner teams in defining new features for PrimeNow that provide ability to keep a customer engaged on our browser as well as mobile app.

  2. Be the end to end design and architecture owner for your features.

  3. Do test driven development and enable continuous deployment for the services owned by your team.

  • Bachelor's degree and/or Master's degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline

  • 4+ years professional experience in software development

  • Strong knowledge of data structures, design patterns, algorithms, and designing for performance

  • Proficiency in Java and Web Services

  • 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

    • Ability to take a project from scoping requirements through actual launch of the project

    -Experience in communicating with users, other technical teams, and senior management to collect requirements, describe software product features, technical designs, and product strategy

    -Experience influencing software engineers best practices within your team

    -Hands-on expertise in technologies for back-end systems.

    Amazon is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer – Minority / Female / Disability / Vet

AMZR Req ID: 487865

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