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Software Development Engineer, Music Royalties

Amazon

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Amazon Music
Amazon Music reimagines music listening by enabling customers to unlock millions of songs and thousands of curated playlists and stations with their voice. Amazon Music provides unlimited access to new releases and classic hits across iOS and Android mobile devices, PC, Mac, Echo, and Alexa-enabled devices including Fire TV and more. With Amazon Music, Prime members have access to ad-free listening of 2 million songs at no additional cost to their membership. Listeners can also enjoy the premium subscription service, Amazon Music Unlimited, which provides access to more than 75 million songs and the latest new releases. Amazon Music Unlimited customers also now have access to the highest-quality listening experience available, with more than 75 million songs available in High Definition (HD), more than 7 million songs in Ultra HD, and a growing catalog of spatial audio. Customers also have free access to an ad-supported selection of top playlists and stations on Amazon Music. All Amazon Music tiers now offer a wide selection of podcasts at no additional cost, and live streaming in partnership with Twitch. Engaging with music and culture has never been more natural, simple, and fun. For more information, visit amazonmusic.com or download the Amazon Music app.

The Royalties Teams
We didn’t make Amazon Music the business today, our listeners and content partners did. The Royalties teams are the bridge between every listener and every content partner of Amazon Music. We build systems that process every play activity on Amazon Music and strive to deliver accurate, complete and on-time payments to all our content partners. We stretch the limits of distributed systems and big data processing to solve some of the hardest technical problems and unprecedented scale challenges. To add to the excitement, we are building multiple products from scratch, where you really can be amongst the first employees in a well-funded, proven, highly technical, highly visible and business critical idea.

What will you do?

As a Software Development Engineer, you will be responsible for all aspects of product development. This not only includes design & coding of new architecture and services, but also helping define the strategic direction for such systems. We are building the systems from ground up, so we are not tied to any one technology. Helping select the right technologies and envisioning a long-term architecture is part of the role. So is working with multiple internal and external distributed services. Finally, this being a new team, you’ll have lots of opportunities to help us build & grow the team via mentoring, hiring & training.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

• Programming experience with at least one software programming language.
• 1+ years of experience in software development

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Graduate degree in Computer Science or a related field
• Programming experience with Scala
• Experience with data modeling, data warehousing, and building ETL pipelines
• Experience developing large-scale distributed systems
• Experience with Spark
• Experience with AWS services including EMR, S3, Redshift and DynamoDB
• Experience with Airflow
• Experience of web front-end technologies, e.g., Javascript, ReactJS, AngularJS, etc.
• Experience with Agile Development
• Experience with payment calculation and processing systems
• A love of music!

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

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