Software Development Engineer
London, UK
6d ago

Amazon Prime Video is changing the way millions of customers interact with video content. The Prime Video team delivers high-

quality instant video to Amazon customers through subscriptions (Amazon Prime) as well as purchases and rentals. Amazon believes so deeply in the mission of Video that we've launched our own studio to create original and exclusive content.

Every day we face the challenges of a fast paced market and expanding technology set. As a member of the Video team, you will spend your time as a hands-

on engineer and a technical leader. You will play a key role in building software products and features from the ground up.

You will use a wide range of technologies, programming languages and systems. Your responsibilities will include all aspects of software development.

You will have the freedom and encouragement to explore your own ideas and the reward of seeing your contributions benefit millions of customers worldwide.

The SVOD Growth team is building industry leading acquisition and retention experiences on web, mobile and living room device, in over 240 locales world-

wide. We’re a self-contained, full stack team who help customers find and signup to subscriptions that include Prime, HBO, ShowTime, and sporting channels including the NBA, Eurosport, and many more to come! We own the back-

end services that create compelling new plans and promotions, as well as the front-end client UX to help customers find, signup and manage their subscription.

You will be joining a new program team at the coal-face of generating revenue. You will have the opportunity to shape the direction of this strategic, dynamic business area.

You will care deeply about the customer experience, and embrace rapid experimentation to innovate at pace.

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#, Objective-C.
  • Experience with one or more of JavaScript, Ruby, Perl, Python.
  • Evidence of working with algorithms, data-structures, efficiency, concurrency, performance optimization.
  • OS fundamentals and systems architecture.
  • Cloud computing, large-scale and high-availability distributed architecture.
  • Experience working in an Agile environment.
  • Strong analytical and excellent problem solving skills.
  • Strong written and verbal English communications skills.
  • Experience developing web services, or other large scale distributed systems, that have been successfully delivered to customers
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices & best practices for the full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management, build processes, testing, and operations
  • Experience influencing software engineers best practices within your team
  • Hands-on expertise in many disparate technologies, typically ranging from front-end user interfaces through to back-end systems and all points in between
  • 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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