Software Development Engineer - Various Locations - Amazon - City of London - Wizbii

Software Development Engineer - Various Locations

  • By Amazon
  • City of London (United Kingdom)
  • Engineering / Production Management

Job description


This posting is for the London Recruiting Event July 25-27th. We are hiring for several teams in Berlin, Dublin, Cambridge, London, Luxembourg and Madrid. Here are the team descriptions:

EU Core Tech Team:
The goal of the Amazon EU Core Technology team is to make all products in a given country available on all of Amazon’s European websites, at the lowest possible cost, and in the language of the customer. We create services to store and ship products across the European landscape, providing the best product price and availability to our customers. We are looking for motivated problem-solvers who will embrace the end-to-end ownership of services that make tens of millions of retail decisions every minute, within a distributed technical environment. You will create the best European shopping experience possible, at the biggest scale ever.

Are you seeking an environment where you can drive innovation? Do you want to apply state-of-the-art computer science to solve real world problems? Do you have a curious mind that applies concepts like machine learning, pattern matching and mathematical modelling to solve complex online business scenarios? Do you want to pave the future of Amazon Retail, enhancing how we do business as a key player in global e-commerce?

Amazon EU Core Technology is looking for a passionate, talented and super-smart software engineer. We’re looking for someone who innovates, loves solving hard problems and never takes no for an answer. Our engineers are the best in the industry, who work hard, have fun and make history.

The position offers exceptional opportunities for candidates to grow their technical and non-technical skills. If you are selected, you have the opportunity to really make a difference and impact upon our business by inventing, enhancing and building world class websites and systems, working on exciting and challenging projects. Your solutions must be well designed, implemented, tested, deployed and supported. Your success will depend on your skills in understanding the big picture of Amazon's retail business and delivering incremental solutions contributing to the larger vision

Job Responsibilities
· Work with your team to define and understand service functional and technical requirements
· Architect large scale retail systems, involving multiple services and teams
· Participate in and lead code & design reviews for components, services and retail systems
· Code, test, and deploy services that are part of the EFN programs
· Identify opportunities to better the architecture of existing systems across the Retail landscapes
· Build and test services for operational load, build monitoring systems and automate manual operations work
· Mentor your team on scalability, operational excellence, performance and practices, to continuously ensure we are as customer-oriented and as efficient as possible

Alexa Shopping:
At Alexa Shopping we strive to enable shopping in everyday life. We allow customers to instantly order whatever they need, by simply interacting with their Alexa devices such as Echo Show and Echo Spot. These devices extend the cutting edge Alexa service, bringing multi-modal touch and vision input to your home. Join us and you'll be taking part in changing the future of everyday life.
The Alexa Shopping group is seeking talented and experienced engineers to design and develop Natural User Interface (NUI) shopping experiences and microservices. You'll have the freedom (and encouragement) to experiment, improve, invent, and innovate on behalf of our customers. You will interact with teams throughout Amazon and have an impact on our new services and the way shopping is done. You will have the satisfaction of being able to look back and say you were a key contributor to something special from its earliest stages.

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 your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build.

Seeked profile


· A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
· Strong knowledge of data structures, algorithms, big "O" analysis and designing for performance, scalability and availability. Experience in an object oriented language such as Java, Ruby, C++, etc.
· Outstanding problem-solving abilities and a clear commitment to making Amazon a great place to work
· Ability to achieve stretch goals in a highly innovative and fast paced environment
· Sound business judgment, proven ability to influence others and strong analytical thinking skills
· Entrepreneurial spirit and willingness to have fun!

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