Offers “Amazon”

Expires soon Amazon

Software Development Engineer

  • Internship
  • San Francisco (City and County of San Francisco)

Job description


Amazon Music

Imagine being a part of an agile team where your ideas have the potential to reach millions. Picture working on cutting-edge consumer-facing products, where every single team member is a critical voice in the decision-making process. Envision being able to leverage the resources of a Fortune-500 company within the atmosphere of a start-up. Welcome to Amazon Music, where ideas are born and come to life as Amazon Music Unlimited, Prime Music, and so much more.

Everyone on our team has a meaningful impact on product features, new directions in music streaming, and customer engagement. We are looking for new team members across a variety of job functions including software engineering/development, marketing, design, ops and more. Come join us as we make history by launching exciting new projects in the coming year.

Our team is focused on building a personalized, curated, and seamless music experience. We want to help our customers discover up-and-coming artists, while also having access to their favorite established musicians. We build systems that are distributed on a large scale, spanning our music apps, web player, and voice-forward audio engagement on mobile and Amazon Echo devices, powered by Alexa to support our customer base. Amazon Music offerings are available in countries around the world, and our applications support our mission of delivering music to customers in new and exciting ways that enhance their day-to-day lives.

Come innovate with the Amazon Music team!

Amazon Music is looking for a passionate Software Development Engineer to join our Music Catalog team in partnership with Twitch. Twitch and Amazon Music are at the intersection between gaming and music. This project is an opportunity to build a new product that will encourage the growth of music across Twitch by building from the strengths of the Amazon Music Catalog. The Amazon Music Catalog team is responsible for persisting, computing, reconciling and vending Music rights and metadata to other teams and services across Amazon. We process hundreds of millions of updates per day and our services serve hundreds of thousands of requests every second to all Amazon Music Customers. Our services are used in every aspect of the customer experience from search and discovery to playback and voice requests. We own critical platforms that makes access to the Amazon Music Catalog highly available and accessible.

The team's vision is to be the engine of growth for music on Twitch, which is currently the world's leading site for multiplayer entertainment. The Amazon Music Catalog team has built the most comprehensive and authoritative source of information about music in the world. We build platforms and verticals that allow this vision to materialize. We use state of the art technologies and Machine Learning algorithms to enrich the catalog metadata in order to enable the magical experiences Amazon Music is known for and bring those experiences to live streamers on Twitch and their audiences.

Ideal candidate profile


· 2+ years of non-internship professional software development experience
· Programming experience with at least one modern language such as Java, C++, or C# including object-oriented design
· 1+ years of experience contributing to the architecture and design (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems.