Front End Engineer
Amazon
London, UK
4d ago

Amazon’s Prime Video is a premium on-demand video entertainment service that offers customers the greatest choice in what to watch, from popular Prime Original TV shows (made by Amazon Studios) such as The Grand Tour, Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan and the recent Golden Globe winning The Marvelous Mrs.

Maisel to Prime Original Movies like the Oscar-winning Manchester by the Sea and The Salesman. The service also offers TV shows that are exclusively available for Prime members in each country such as American Gods, MR ROBOT and Outlander, and more recently live sport including 37 ATP matches, as well as the US Open and Premier League games exclusively from 2019.

Beyond this, the service further differentiates from other video-on-demand services by offering Prime members the opportunity to subscribe to 60+ channels like Discovery, Starz, Eurosport Player and hayu and hundreds of thousands of additional titles to watch instantly with no extra apps to download or long term contracts.

Prime Video is at the forefront of the entertainment industry and growing fast - now available in more than 240 countries and territories worldwide and we work in a dynamic, and exciting 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.

The acquisition team is building industry leading acquisition technologies that learn from our customers’ preferences to personalize their experience on mobile, living room, website, as well as off-

  • Amazon locations. The team offers highly motivated engineers diverse challenges from building truly innovative front-end experiences;
  • on small-screen touch devices to resource constrained living devices, to designing and owning highly available service technologies, and comprehending big-

    data to create personalized experiences that respond to our individual customer preferences. We’re a self-contained team which enables us to build, learn and optimize at pace.

    If you’re seeking to grow your career by build compelling customer experiences in a team that owns the full-stack, join us today.

    A successful candidate will have an established background in developing software for consumer-facing products, a strong technical ability, excellent organizational skills, great communication skills, a motivation to achieve results in a fast-

    paced environment, and, of course, a passion for TV and film. As an Amazon software engineer you will design, develop, test, and run operations for the digital store's full stack from front-

    end to highly scalable distributed systems built on AWS infrastructure.

  • Degree in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design.
  • Highly proficient in at least one of Java, C++, C# or Go.
  • Evidence of working with algorithms, data-structures, efficiency, concurrency, performance optimisation.
  • Experience working in an Agile environment.
  • Strong analytical and excellent problem solving skills
  • Experience running Machine learning models in production
  • Experience taking an influencing role in building complex software systems that have been successfully delivered to customers
  • Hands-on experience in predictive modeling and large data analysis
  • Experience running trained models in production
  • Experience with scalable data processing platforms and tools like Spark, Hadoop.
  • Experience running Machine learning models in production
  • 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 objective criteria including your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build.

    We welcome applications from all sections of society irrespective of colour, race, religion or belief, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, sex, marital status, disability, age or trade union membership.

    Please let us know if you have any special requirements in relation to this recruitment process.

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