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Software Development Engineer, Policy Store

Amazon

Our mission: To be Earth's most customer-centric company.

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Job summary
Prime Video is disrupting the traditional television and movie industry with a massive library of high-quality media and reliable digital delivery. In Prime Video we are focused on delivering world’s largest selection of digital video with the best possible quality. In this role, you will be engineering the next generation of systems that are responsible for constructing movies, series, seasons, and episodes into playable content that is available to millions of customers across our ecosystem of client devices including Kindle Fire, Web, Mobile, XBox, Playstation, FireTV, AppleTV Roku. The systems you will design and build are high performance distributed systems capable of enabling the growth of Prime Video global business. Innovation is key on this team and we are looking for technically savvy individuals with the ability to think big deliver simple solutions to complex problems.

We are looking for talented software development engineers who can contribute to our world-class engineering culture. We deliver meaningful results for customers while simultaneously investing in each team member’s career and overall skill set. Domain-specific skills in video can be learned on the job. At Amazon, every engineer has the opportunity to positively impact millions of customers, and you will be called on to identify and realize these opportunities. Our team works end-to-end through the Instant Video platform, and our team members have direct ownership of the customer experience.

You will work as part of an Agile team, launching and growing new initiatives for Amazon’s global business. As an engineer, you can be involved in every aspect of the process – from idea generation, business analysis and technical design through to development and deployment across a variety of technologies – giving you a real sense of ownership. Together we build systems which meet high standards of performance and reliability and operate at massive scale.

Key job responsibilities
Own the end-to-end design, implement, operations, testing and documentation of scalable software features and services
Continuously help us improve our engineering practices and software quality
Work with AWS services such as Lambda, DynamoDB, Kinesis, SNS, and SQS
Help promote an inclusive team that celebrates the diverse experiences and skills that each person brings

A day in the life
Collaborate with team members, product managers and senior engineers to define tech approaches and designs
Design new backend services and products
Optimize services for performance
Attend standups and other sprint ceremonies
Learn new design and optimization techniques through knowledge sharing sessions
Identify where there is opportunity to improve how our software performs

About the team
Our team is a distributed team working in Culver City, Seattle, Austin and NYC. We are a team of engineers who love to build great experiences that help connect customers with the content they love. We enable Prime Video to be flexible enough to quickly meet any content provider’s distribution rules while keeping promises to customers.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • 1+ years of experience contributing to the system design or architecture (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems.
  • 2+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
  • Programming experience with at least one software programming language.
  • Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design
  • Working knowledge of databases, service-oriented architectures, and highly-scaled distributed systems
  • Commanding knowledge of data structures, algorithms, and object oriented design
  • Deep knowledge of design patterns
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services
  • Experience with mission critical, 24×7 systems
  • Experience with high throughput cloud systems
  • Experience implementing and consuming large scale web services

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, and complexity analysis
  • Working knowledge of databases, service-oriented architectures, and highly-scaled distributed systems
  • Working knowledge of design patterns
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services
  • Experience with mission critical 24×7 systems
  • Experience with high throughput cloud systems
  • Experience implementing large scale web services
  • Masters degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s leadership principles requirements for this role
  • Meets/exceeds Amazon’s functional/technical depth and complexity for this role

By submitting your application here, you can apply once to be considered for multiple Software Engineer openings across various Amazon teams. If you are successful in passing through the initial application review and assessment, you will be asked to submit your career and personal preferences so that our dedicated recruiters can match you to the right role based on these preferences.

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Pursuant to the Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Workers in New York City who perform in-person work or interact with the public in the course of business must show proof they have been fully vaccinated against COVID or request and receive approval for a reasonable accommodation, including medical or religious accommodation.

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