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Front End Engineer, Prime Video Website

Amazon

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

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Job summary
Come build the future of entertainment with us.
Are you interested in shaping the future of movies and television? Do you want to define the next generation of how and what Amazon customers are watching?

Prime Video is a premium streaming service that offers customers a vast collection of TV shows and movies – all with the ease of finding what they love to watch in one place. We offer customers thousands of popular movies and TV shows from Originals and Exclusive content to exciting live sports events. We also offer our members the opportunity to subscribe to add-on channels which they can cancel at anytime and to rent or buy new release movies and TV box sets on the Prime Video Store. Prime Video is a fast-paced, growth business – available in over 240 countries and territories worldwide. The team works in a dynamic environment where innovating on behalf of our customers is at the heart of everything we do. If this sounds exciting to you, please read on.

Key job responsibilities
You will work as part of one of our small Agile teams, 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.

A day in the life
Amazon is a place where builders can build. We’re looking for engineers who can delight customers by continually learning and inventing. From day one, you’ll be working with experienced engineers, designers and applied scientists who love what they do.

About the team
The PV Web Accounts & Lists team are a growing group of Software & Quality engineers with a passion for website technologies and a drive to innovate features which afford greater control to customers over their video streaming experiences. The team is made up of energetic, switched on and inclusive individuals who like to work hard and have fun.
Our philosophy is that curation, personalisation, awareness & accessibility drive control, and control drives engagement & delight. In pursuit of these goals, our team prioritises innovation in utility and customer empowerment.

Candidates will have an understanding of stable, scalable systems that have been successfully deployed in a business setting. You will be passionate about technology with a focus on the customer experience and great teamwork.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Professional non-internship experience with front end, web or mobile software development using JavaScript, HTML and CSS

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience with Node.js & React
  • Experience with AWS
  • Experience with Scala
  • Experience operating and maintaining production software.
  • Experience mentoring and coaching others.
  • Demonstrated best-practice software engineering including some aspects of agile methodologies, unit testing, refactoring, code reviews, continuous build and deployment processes.
  • Advanced coding skills (concurrency, profiling and performance optimisation).
  • Designed and built complex systems (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling).
  • Familiarity with web technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript).
  • Linux/UNIX (command-line tools, shell scripts, operations).

Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. Protecting your privacy and the security of your data is a longstanding top priority for Amazon. Please consult our Privacy Notice (https://www.amazon.jobs/en/privacy_page) to know more about how we collect, use and transfer the personal data of our candidates.

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