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Software Development Engineer, NavX

Amazon

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

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Job summary
Would you like to innovate on the most highly visible and persistent features on Amazon websites and apps, impacting every customer who visits and support multiple teams across the company? Would you like to build low latency, highly resilient distributed systems at scale? Would you like to be a part of transforming the online shopping experience for hundreds of millions of customers across the world? If so, Navigation Experience (NavX) has an opportunity for you. Serving tens of thousands of transactions per second and billions of views per day, we have a large and visible footprint.

You will be working in an agile development environment and shipping code daily via continuous deployment pipelines. As a full-stack SDE, you will be responsible for building out and optimizing all of our back end systems for scale and speed as well as delivering world class CX for the Amazon shopper on all devices.

The ideal candidate will have excellent technical design, problem solving and communication skills and be comfortable interacting with technical and non-technical stakeholders at all levels. The candidate has experience building and operating mission critical cloud software services and an understanding of design for scalability, performance, and reliability. The candidate should have interest and desire to learn new skills and do things never done before. In addition, the ability to work backwards and think from a customer perspective is crucial. The candidate will mentor team members to promote engineering excellence and continually “look around the corner” for the benefit of our customers and improving the team architecture.

Open to locations in: San Francisco, Cupertino, Seattle, San Diego, Austin, and Los Angeles.

About the team
The NavX team’s mission is to be an indispensable and trustworthy guide, which provides direction and context to Amazon customers at each point in their shopping journey. We are responsible for helping customers get to their destination faster and for making it more fun to shop wherever they are. To support the builders across Amazon, we also own LinkTree to enable partners to specify navigation links and hierarchies through our experiences. As Amazon continues to increase in complexity, launch new marketplaces, and add new categories, programs, and modes of shopping, we will have an outsized role to play in helping customers find delight in the breadth of Amazon, rather than feel lost in the maze of complexity.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Programming experience with at least one software programming language.
  • 1+ years of experience in software development
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or 1+ years of software development experience in related field
  • Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Javascript, Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design patterns.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Graduate (MS or PhD) in Computer Science or related field
  • Expert in software engineering (process, architecture, algorithms, data structures) and knowledge of Agile methodologies is a bonus.
  • Experience with NodeJS, ReactNative, ReactJS, Typescript, Java
  • Knowledge of XHTML, JavaScript, CSS, SWIFT/Objective-C, Kotlin and modern web/app technologies

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

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