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Software Development Engineer - Outbound Storage

Location
Bothell, Washington
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
22 Sep 2022
Description
Description
Job summary
Does solving hard problems, like designing the event flow and storage solution for Amazon's customer notifications, interest you?

Outbound Delivery Endpoints in Automated Advertising is looking for Software Development Engineer to work on core systems to ingest and process Outbound communications data, which includes customer messages, engagement signals, deliverability relevant data, systems' events, and data. These systems are the standardized solutions that will by hundreds of teams at Amazon, at thousands of TPS in order facilitate the end-to-end communication between Amazon and its customers in a private, secure and cost-effective way.
Direct communication can be sent through any medium such as email, push notification, sms, as well as other means like Line, WeChat, Amazon Assistant and include order specific notifications such as order confirmation, shipment tracking and delivery confirmation as well as marketing emails such as new product releases that the customer may benefit from, campaign such as view follow up emails, recommendations based on user's behavior and abandoned cart emails urging the user to complete the purchase.

Our mission is to provide solutions that makes sending messages and customer feedback successfully and in near-real time while being able to take action based on deliverability, engagement and much more! We feed into our organization's mission to make our customers feel about a notification from amazon as they feel to see an amazon box on their doorstep.

We are passionate about building scalable, well-designed software which processes billions of transactions and very large TPS that scale as customers adopt new endpoints. We constantly improve our technical foundation and customer experience. As a Software Development Engineer on the team, you'll have huge impact on how customers, even friends and family, engage with Amazon.
We love to work with smart people who have a strong sense of ownership and strong engineering mindset. You are a technical leader for your team and a great mentor. You provide perspective and context for technology choices. You're up to the challenge of realtime notification strategies, latency, TPS, mobile network limitations, device fragmentation, and building an end-to-end platform that internal Amazon teams integrate with. You motivate your team to pursue ambiguous situations and rapidly produce prototypes for a more personalized experience. You outline paths from prototype to product. You deeply invest in each colleague's career growth, improving their technical knowledge, and defining your team's operational metrics.

As a Software Development Engineer, you will participate in the full development cycle, end-to-end, the design, development, implementation, testing and produce comprehensive, usable software documentation of large-scale distributed software applications. Thrive in ambiguity, work together with your team members to move fast and translate functional requirements into robust, scalable, supportable solutions that work well within the overall system architecture. Evaluate and make decisions around the use of new or existing software products and tools. Taking your ideas from inception to deployment, you will apply your software engineering expertise to shape, refine, and redefine our systems. You will come up with new data-driven ways to continuously improve our solutions and to empower business owners to use them.

We have a diverse team and drive towards an inclusive culture and work environment. Our team is intentional about attracting, developing, and retaining amazing talent from diverse backgrounds. Our team works together to provide work/life balance for all team members. We recognize that the circumstances of our team members vary, and we balance work across the team so that we're all able to maintain high standards on behalf of our customers, while at the same time allowing for rich and happy personal lives.

Monthly board game nights give the teams the chance to unwind over table games, snacks, and drinks. During the winter we watch holiday-themed movies from around the world, during the summers we hold team pot-lucks. It is our goal to simultaneously work hard, have fun, and grow as individuals.

Every employee is paired with a peer buddy who will help you to quickly come up to speed in understanding the technology we're building, the tools we use and the business problems we're trying to solve. We hire exceptional people and we recognize the importance of coaching others. We have a formal mentor search application that lets you find a mentor that works best for you based on location, job family, and job level. On our internal "Broadcast" video streaming website, you'll find countless presentations by some of the brightest minds in computing discussing solutions to many of the exciting problems we're solving in Amazon today with new live-streaming videos added every week.
Basic Qualifications
  • 1+ years of experience contributing to the system design or architecture (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems.
  • 2+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
  • Programming experience with at least one software programming language.

• Bachelor in Computer Science Engineering or related field.
• Strong problem solving skills.
• Sound understanding of basic areas in Computer Science such as Algorithms, Data Structures, Object Oriented Design, Databases.
• Be able to write Amazon quality code in an object oriented language - preferably in Java/C/C++ in a Linux environment.
• Must have good written and oral communication skills, be a fast learner and have the ability to adapt quickly to a fast-paced development environment.

Preferred Qualifications
• 3+ years professional experience in software development
• Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
• Mindset and analytical skills to provide latency, TPS solutions. Continuous improvement and have an edge to always research on latest technologies
• BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent
• Passion for building great notification experiences which directly impacts our customers

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 Basic Qualifications
  • 1+ years of experience contributing to the system design or architecture (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems.
  • 2+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
  • Programming experience with at least one software programming language.

• Bachelor in Computer Science Engineering or related field.
• Strong problem solving skills.
• Sound understanding of basic areas in Computer Science such as Algorithms, Data Structures, Object Oriented Design, Databases.
• Be able to write Amazon quality code in an object oriented language - preferably in Java/C/C++ in a Linux environment.
• Must have good written and oral communication skills, be a fast learner and have the ability to adapt quickly to a fast-paced development environment.

Preferred Qualifications
• 3+ years professional experience in software development
• Computer Science fundamentals in object-oriented design, data structures, algorithm design, problem solving, and complexity analysis
• Mindset and analytical skills to provide latency, TPS solutions. Continuous improvement and have an edge to always research on latest technologies
• BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent
• Passion for building great notification experiences which directly impacts our customers

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
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Details

  • Job Reference: 719109117-2
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Amazon.com
  • Location: Bothell, Washington
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent