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Sr. Software Dev Engineer, PubTech

  • Arlington, USA

Job description

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Job summary
Amazon Ads - Publisher Technology (PubTech) is a new exciting program that is building supply side technology and pioneering novel experiences for Content Publishers (video, audio, display) to sell their inventory, optimize yield and maximize monetization. It caters to both Amazon first party (e.g. Prime Video, Freevee, FireTV, Twitch, etc), and third party as they onboard new sponsored experiences for their customers. We are looking for a motivated and experienced software development engineers to join our team as we architect the technology landscape that will support these publishers.

This is a unique opportunity with greenfield development to influence the vision, capabilities and architecture and impact the program in its infancy. To be successful in this role, you are customer obsessed and have deep technical acumen to build scalable technical designs, implementation and thought leadership that contributes to the success of both our internal and external customers. You are a technical leader with track record of shipping highly scaled software infrastructure and work with wide range of technologies, programming languages and systems. You ship error free software and own the day to day maintenance and evolution of systems that serve the needs of our growing base of customers. We are looking for a leader who can thrive in a startup environment, embraces ambiguity, can move fast, and be responsible for all aspects of software development. If you are interested in making huge impact on a rapidly expanding team, come join us as we work hard, have fun, and make history.

We are hiring in Austin - TX, Arlington(HQ2) - VA, New York & Seattle - WA.

Key job responsibilities

·  Understand the fundamentals (and tradeoffs) of Amazon’s existing video stacks and potential 3rd party services
·  Drive technical solutions/architecture for a Publisher Ad Server that can scale to millions of customers globally.
·  Work closely with the IMDb TV technical team.
·  Build relationships and earn trust with partner teams to ensure they are aligned with IMDb TV technical goals.
·  Oversee the planning and execution of 1-year and 3-year product roadmaps.
·  Own and present to senior leadership key roadmap decisions, tradeoffs, and timelines.
·  Develop a strong culture of rapid experimentation, measurement, and iteration.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

·  4+ years of professional software development experience
·  3+ years of programming experience with at least one software programming language
·  2+ years of experience contributing to the system design or architecture (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems
·  Experience as a mentor, tech lead OR leading an engineering team

·  Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or a related technical discipline.
·  8+ years of relevant industry experience, with 4+ years of hands-on technical leadership.
·  Experience working in cross functional groups including customers/users, software, supply chain, logistics, design, test, reliability, and failure analysis.
·  Experience communicating with technical and non-technical stakeholders across multiple business units.
·  Experience building processes, project management, and release schedules on a global scale.
·  Experience with agile or other program management methodologies.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

·  Master’s degree in computer science, engineering, or a related technical discipline.
·  Excellent cross-organizational verbal and written communication skills to provide status and manage expectations.
·  Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
·  Strong technical, analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations, and drive decisions.
·  Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, manage tradeoffs, and evaluate opportunistic new ideas with internal and external partners.
·  Experience in taking complex products global.

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 https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

Ideal candidate profile

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

·  4+ years of professional software development experience
·  3+ years of programming experience with at least one software programming language
·  2+ years of experience contributing to the system design or architecture (architecture, design patterns, reliability and scaling) of new and current systems
·  Experience as a mentor, tech lead OR leading an engineering team

·  Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or a related technical discipline.
·  8+ years of relevant industry experience, with 4+ years of hands-on technical leadership.
·  Experience working in cross functional groups including customers/users, software, supply chain, logistics, design, test, reliability, and failure analysis.
·  Experience communicating with technical and non-technical stakeholders across multiple business units.
·  Experience building processes, project management, and release schedules on a global scale.
·  Experience with agile or other program management methodologies.

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